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Brown Information Futures Lab

Our lab is where technology, innovation, policy and community meet, one pilot at a time.

Global Disinformation Lab at UT Austin

The Global DisInformation Lab (GDIL) was established in 2020 at the University of Texas at Austin to encourage collaborative interdisciplinary academic research on the global circulation of misinformation, and disinformation.

UNC Center for Innovation & Sustainability in Local Media

CISLM will grow a more equitable and sustainable future for local news, the journalists who make it and the communities that need it.

CIPESA

ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa — Promoting effective and inclusive ICT Policy in Africa

Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech

We explore societal perspectives surrounding the development and application of digital technology, focusing on ethics, policy, politics, and quality of life. 2017

Town+Gown

Created in 2009-2010, Town+Gown is a city-wide university-community partnership program, resident at the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), that brings academics and practitioners together to create actionable knowledge in the built environment. Town+Gown is also an open platform research program that uses service (experiential) learning and faculty-directed research to facilitate partnerships between academics and practitioners on applied built environment research projects through the collaborative inquiry model of systemic action research.  

Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers

The NoC a collaborative initiative among academic institutions with a focus on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications, and legal issues concerning the Internet.

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media is a three-year, “pop-up” research initiative to accelerate progress towards addressing social media’s most urgent problems, including misinformation, privacy breaches, harassment, and content governance.

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