Recent Research News
November 18, 2014
UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity will assess the possible range of future paths cybersecurity might take.
Funded by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Center will partner with new institutions at MIT and Stanford in a major new academic initiative to lay the foundations for effective, sustainable public policy to deal with growing cyber threats.
October 27, 2014
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has awarded its 2014 Book of the Year Award to The Discipline of Organizing, by School of Information adjunct professor Bob Glushko.
August 28, 2014
Facebook is grappling with its impact on our social and emotional lives — and that’s a good thing. But it has to get the research right. Why Facebook did the experiment, and how to make it better.
July 11, 2014
Once a pervasive surveillance infrastructure is in place, a government will always have an incentive to abuse that power, according to new research.
May 9, 2014
Five School of Information students are developing a system to solve one of the biggest challenges of India’s market for household domestic workers, and to help a whole community that isn’t being served.
April 28, 2014
School of Information faculty and students are presenting their research on human-computer interaction in Toronto this week at the annual CHI conference.
February 18, 2014
Parikh is transforming the world’s poorest areas by designing, evaluating, and deploying appropriate information systems that support sustainable economic development.
February 6, 2014
New research presents case studies from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake; Rajasthan, India, at the turn of the 20th century; and a present-day Indian welfare system.
December 11, 2013
Professor Hearst was honored for her contributions to information retrieval and computational linguistics.
December 11, 2013
Faculty, Ph.D. students, and alumni present over a dozen papers, notes, demonstrations, and workshops at the international Information and Communication Technologies and Development conference in Cape Town, South Africa.