Knowledge infrastructure workshop
UMSI Professor of Information Paul Edwards received funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation to hold a three-day workshop on knowledge infrastructures on May 25-28, 2012 in Ann Arbor. Knowledge infrastructures are robust internetworks of people, artifacts, and institutions which generate, share, and maintain specific knowledge about the human and natural worlds.
Start date: 4/1/2012
End date: 3/31/2013
Data and Computational Research Officer Grant, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation: $19,475
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit grant-making institution that provides support for original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance.
The workshop was also supported by partial funding from the following grant:
Collaborative Research: AOC: Monitoring, Modeling and Memory: Dynamics of Data and Knowledge in Scientific Cyberinfrastructures, National Science Foundation: $1,249,911
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