We are delighted to launch the brand new Centre for Digital Inquiry. The CDI is Warwick’s new hub for critical digital research. As a cross-faculty research centre, the CDI unites researchers from the humanities, social sciences and sciences to think with and through our digital condition. The Centre will use and develop digital techniques and tools to advance knowledge of culture and society.
Commenting on the Centre’s launch, Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Jackie Hodgson, commented: “The CDI will play a vital role in delivering the University’s research strategy, developing and promoting interdisciplinary research and engaging with work around City of Culture 2021. It links to research across all three faculties and to many of our research themes, and GRPs. It will play an invaluable role in exploring the impact of technological change across a number of areas, from surveillance technology and privacy, to design and engineering, and the ways in which we experience technology through everyday life.”
Centre Director Dr Nathaniel Tkacz, commented: “I am delighted to assume the role of Centre Director, and will be working closely with a variety of academic departments and third party organisations to facilitate meaningful interdisciplinary digital research.”
The Centre will also be funding projects in this area, from pilot studies and proof of concept, to other exploratory research activity. Keep an eye on our news feed for funding calls in the near future.