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 […]

DCI Talk: A Planet of Citizen Laboratories. Why the Pandemic has been an Opportunity to Build Infrastructures that Enable both Local and Global Commons

May 7th, 12 – 1 pm (EST) Postponed (TBD) due to CAUT Censure. Speaker: Marcos García, MediaLab Prado Director 2014 – 2020 Online event: please register here for the zoom link. In this talk, Marcos García (Director of the Medialab Prado during 2014-2020) will talk about the distributed citizen laboratories project, a project that started […]

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: Online Participation and Democracies with Sam McDonald and Pablo Aragón on Jan 29

January 29th, 12:30 – 1:30 pm (ET) Panelists: Sam McDonald, University of California, Irvine, US (she/her) Pablo Aragón, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (he/him) Online event: please register here for the zoom link. Increasingly, digital tools are mediating participation in the design and development of solutions to common issues, with examples ranging from workplace information […]

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 […]

CLOSED – Call for Applications: 2020-2021 Fellowship at the Digital Curation Institute

In response to the current pandemic and its impact on academic schedules, the deadline for applications is extended to 15 April 2020. The 3-month residency requirement will be reviewed and possibly amended in light of developments in the 2020-21 academic year.  The Digital Curation Institute (DCI) at the Faculty of Information at the University of […]

Dr Yunhyong Kim, 2019-20 DCI fellow

2019-20 DCI fellow: Dr Yunhyong Kim, University of Glasgow

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Yunhyong Kim, this year’s Digital Curation Institute fellow, in Toronto. A lecturer at the School of Humanities, University of Glasgow, Yuhnyong works across multiple topics related to information management and analysis, gravitating towards areas that bring together artificial intelligence, digital curation, and forensics in the arts and sciences. She has […]

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The life and death of archaeology: a DCI Conversation with Dr Michael Carter, Ryerson University

The life and death of archaeology: curating virtual objects and material culture in the digital age A DCI Conversation with Dr Michael Carter Ryerson University hosted by the Digital Curation Institute, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, on Wednesday, 27 November, 4:30pm – 6pm Room BL728, Bissell Building, 140 St George St, Toronto The Digital […]