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Organized within the Technology and Policy Program, this initiative aims to to build a community of researchers and practitioners committed to bridging knowledge to action on societal challenges

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October 2020

Trackers: An Interface for Policy, Data Science, Law and the Public

October 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Interested in learning about how online data-tracking tools are used to engage the public? Or how trackers are used for policymaking and activism? Join us for a Research to Policy Engagement Initiative session where Mishi Choudhury, Legal Director at the Software Freedom Law Centre in New York, will talk us through the policy and legal implications of online data-tracking. Register The Research to Policy Engagement Initiative builds and connects a community of researchers who can learn, apply, and contribute to…

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September 2020

MIT’s reopening policy and the science that informed it

September 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

online

Join us for the Research to Policy Engagement Initiative's kick-off session this semester where Prof. Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT Associate Dean of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, will speak to us about how decision-makers at MIT used science and engineering to plan MIT’s Covid-19 response. TPP's Research to Policy Engagement Initiative aims to to create a community of researchers who can learn, apply, and contribute to developing best practices in bridging knowledge to action on societal challenges, across experiences in different research domains.…

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