Welcome to Research Coordination Network

Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), FPF launched a Privacy and Data Responsibility Research Coordination Network (RCN). The RCN is a community of academic researchers and industry practitioners that foster industry-academic cooperation to address research priorities identified in the National Privacy Research Strategy (NPRS). The RCN creates new partnerships, incentivizes and distributes research, and promotes discussion of issues under the NPRS, supporting action toward technological innovation while protecting individual privacy.



Browse our directory of Academics who are actively researching privacy challenges from a variety of perspectives. Here you can find Academics with expertise in specific areas, narrow by institution or simply search by name.

Cheryl L. Brown

University of North Carolina

Big Data, Ethics, Health, and Internet of Things

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Working on a research project and would like input from your peers? Interested in recruiting participants for an upcoming study you are leading? Our opportunities section provides you with the chance to collaborate with the greater RCN community. Send your request to rcn@fpf.org and we will work with you on creating and posting your opportunity.

Bloomberg’s Data Science Academic Engagement Programs

Bloomberg has announced a Call for Proposals for their 2018 Bloomberg Data Science Research Grant Program, inviting academic researchers worldwide to apply for unrestricted gifts that either support research in data science or the creation of, or contributions to, open source software used for data science. Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2018. Grant […]

2018 Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC)

The GCTC program is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities and communities. The 2018 GCTC, co-hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, will be the Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3), encouraging teams to focus on cybersecurity and privacy as the first order concern, as well as […]

Privacy Scholars Fellowship applications to PEP at George Mason University

Program on Economics and Privacy at George Mason University Call for Participation for 2017-2018 Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School invites applications for the 2017-18 Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program. The Privacy Scholars Fellowship Program is designed to support research on the economics […]

NSF Employment Opportunity – Program Director in The Division of Information and Intelligent Systems

The Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) within the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a nationwide search to fill a Program Director position in the following programs: Information Integration and Informatics (III) core program and Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program: The Information Integration […]

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8th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers • February 27 @ 5:30 pm •

Please join FPF and our Honorary Co-Hosts, Senator Edward J. Markey and the Co-Chairs of the Congressional Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus at the 8th Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers. This annual event to recognizes leading privacy research and analytical work that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, at United States federal agencies, and for data protection authorities […]

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