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Responsible Computing Challenge

The Responsible Computing Challenge - supported by the Mellon Foundation, Omidyar Network, Schmidt Futures, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, USAID, Mozilla - fund academic teams that combine faculty and practitioners from Computing, Humanities, Library and Information Science, and Social Science fields in order to reimagine how the next generation of technologists will be educated.

The Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University

Opening in early 2012, The Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University is an interdisciplinary, cutting-edge laboratory that seeks to monitor, measure, and engage in social media conversations from across the web.

 Coalition for Independent Technology Research

Our mission is to advance, defend, and sustain the right to ethically study the impact of technology on society.

Hub for Civic Tech Impact

The Hub for Civic Tech Impact at Boston University convenes many of the research and educational programs that focus on the design, analysis, and development of computing and data science methods and systems operating within the context of legal, societal, economic, and public policy frameworks.

Justice Media co-Lab

The Justice Media co-Lab at Boston University provides the programmatic structure to train a new generation of computational investigative journalists equipped to leverage the power of computing and data science to advance justice and transparency.

Design Ethnography Lab

This laboratory was formed as an effort to develop design methods and practices, which on the one hand are based on technological developments, and on the other, based on the development of social, cultural, and political issues and theories.

Center for Democracy and Citizenship

The Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship is Augsburg University's civic and community engagement center. We connect students, faculty, staff, and community members in the everyday work of learning together to address public issues, make change, and build democracy.

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