A gallery featuring portraits and names of the Associate Fellows at the DCI: From left to right, Dr. Victoria Palacin; Vanessa Thomas, PhD; Dr. Doris Allhutter; and MELT: Loren Britton & Isabel Paehr

Meet the Associate Fellows at the DCI 2021-2022

The DCI Fellowship has become a highly competitive Fellowship sought out by academics around the world at the intersection of digital curation, data-intensive research and sustainability, broadly understood. This year’s Fellowship call was met by 75 applications, out of which 7 excellent applications were shortlisted. Given the overwhelming interest, we are thrilled to introduce the […]

DCI and Fellow-elect Prof. David Wachsmuth support CAUT Censure of UofT

The DCI Fellowship has become a highly competitive Fellowship sought out by academics around the world at the intersection of digital curation, data-intensive research and sustainability, broadly understood. This year’s Fellowship call was met by 75 applications, out of which 7 excellent applications were shortlisted. The DCI Fellowship selection committee decided to award the Fellowship […]

Call for Applications: 2021-2022 Fellowship at the Digital Curation Institute

The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto is an interdisciplinary research unit uniting leading researchers in digital curation in a broad, inclusive perspective on the field, with the aim to provide a vibrant space of investigation, exchange and discussion (http://dci.ischool.utoronto.ca). The DCI is calling for applications for […]

DCI Talk: Towards Civic Socio-Algorithmic Ecosystems: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Dec 3

December 3th, 12 – 1 pm (ET) Speaker: Orestis Papakyriakopoulos, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University Online event: please register here for zoom link.   Orestis Papakyriakopoulos is a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy (https://citp.princeton.edu/ ), Princeton University. His research showcases political issues and provides ideas, frameworks, and practical […]

DCI Fellowship awarded to Victoria Palacin

We are delighted to announce that the DCI Fellowship for the year 2020-2021 has been awarded to Victoria Palacin! Please read on for a biography and an overview of the Fellowship project. Victoria Palacin (@vpalacin) is a computer scientist who researches human-computer interactions. Her work focuses on co-creating technologies and physical data experiences with and […]

Prof. David Wachsmuth: Data and the lack of data in the politics of the platform economy

Please join us for this timely talk and conversation at the Faculty of Information at the Bissell building in room BL528 on September 12 at 4pm! Abstract: How does data structure the political economy of Airbnb, Uber, and other leading “platform economy” firms? In this presentation, I answer this question through a spatial-big-data examination of short-term […]

Prof. Andrew Feenberg – Three Approaches to the Internet: Network, World, Individuation and Concretization

DCI Lecture, Feb 14 2019, 4pm Please join us for the next DCI Lecture on February 14 at the Bissell building, BL728 (7th floor), at 4pm. Light refreshments will be served.  Prof. Feenberg will speak for about an hour, followed by a moderated Q&A period. Andrew Feenberg is Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Technology in […]

Call for Applications: Fellowship 2019-2020 at the Digital Curation Institute

The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) at the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto is an interdisciplinary research unit led by Prof. Christoph Becker. It unites leading researchers in digital curation in a broad, inclusive perspective on the field, with the aim to provide a vibrant space of investigation, exchange and discussion (http://dci.ischool.utoronto.ca). The […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship: The psychology of decision making in systems design

Postdoctoral Fellowship: The psychology of decision making in systems design At the University of Toronto, a postdoctoral position is available. The successful applicant will join the research group led by Prof. Christoph Becker to explore how decision making actually happens in systems development project teams. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility […]