New Transparency

Items in this category are themed using the "New Transparency" theme.

SP receives $2.5 million from SSHRC

Queen's-led Surveillance Project awarded $2+ million Major Collaborative Research Initiative grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Tuesday February 26, 2008

Determining how and why everyday people are being watched by public and private organizations - and the social consequences of this expanding surveillance - will be the focus of a new $2.5-million collaborative research project based at Queen's. Called The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting , the project was announced today as a Major Collaborative Research Initiative supported by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) . The Queen's initiative will be led by Sociology professor David Lyon , director of the university's internationally renowned, multidisciplinary research group, the Surveillance Project.

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