Grantee Profile

University of Washington, Office of Sponsored Programs

Grants to University of Washington, Office of Sponsored Programs

  • $1,000,000

    2017 (Duration 3 years)

    Technology in the Public Interest

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON —   The Tech Policy Lab is an interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Washington that aims to enhance technology policy through research, education, and thought leadership. The Lab’s core programming includes academic research, white papers, government and academic workshops, technical assistance, curricular modules, and public lectures. The award will provide core support to the Lab as it deepens research that aims to help advance artificial intelligence in the public interest.

  • $300,000

    2014 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — The University of Washington’s eScience Institute works to advance the tools and techniques of data science and their application to a broad range of fields. This grant supports eScience’s effort to develop a network of collaborations among researchers, industry partners, and Seattle area city and state policymakers: a Seattle Metro Consortium for Urban Data Science. This interdisciplinary applied research collaboration aims to identify new ways to apply data and information technologies to solve urban problems.

  • $100,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To research how digital media use affects young people's civic engagement.

  • $250,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Digital Media & Learning

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — To support research on the effect of digital media use on young people's civic engagement.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded University of Washington, Office of Sponsored Programs $1,650,000 between 1978 and 2018.

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