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Scientific research, innovation, and evidence have contributed to COVID-19 mitigation and response. As parts of the globe emerge from a...
June 23rd, 2021
Every aspect of public life depends on digital systems. Awareness and adaptation to the potential harms of digital systems is...
June 16th, 2021
The Digital Civil Society Lab is delighted to be partnering with Democracy in Africa to host an event bringing together scholars...
June 16th, 2021
Digital Civil Society Lab Practitioner Fellow Mutale Nkonde has had a news piece she worked on nominated for a New...Read More
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), the pre-eminent publication of Stanford PACS, is pleased to announce the creation of a new...Read More
A Compendium of Research from the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey
Aaron Horvath, Christof Brandtner, and Walter W. Powell