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Contact the Director, Bryan Heidorn, at to discuss funding ideas.

Examples of CDSDS Projects

With your support, and to engage in research on some of the massive changes in contemporary society, studies supported by this Center examine topics, such as:

  • online behavior, practice, and safety 
  • Internet of Things
  • data privacy, freedom of expression, and related human rights
  • online information, misinformation, false news organizations
  • archives, and the digitization of materials and dark data
  • computational art and culture, interactivity
  • management information systems and social networks 
  • high-performance throughput computing in science, political life, or education 
  • changes in the organization of science teams, and scholarly communication
  • opportunities and constraints that impact data sharing across sectors 
  • political or societal implications of genomic, natural science, or other collected data 
  • platform design and game development
  • mobile media, locative technologies, and informatics 
  • the spatial organization of everyday social life 
  • faculty/student analytics or data management in education 
  • data visualization tools, computation, and aesthetics 

Please visit the SBS College site to learn about the many ways to give.