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Google Faculty Research Award Focuses on Accessibility

July 2014 – Google Vice President, Vint Cerf, encourages academic faculty focus on accessibility when proposing research for Google’s Faculty Research Award. The award program encourages faculty members at academic institutions to pursue research in various areas of mutual interest. Regarding Internet policy, Google is accepting applications that address the following categories:

  • Accessibility
  • Access
  • Intellectual property in the digital area
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Internet Governance
  • Open Standards and Interoperability

The program reviews proposals twice a year, awarding winners with up $150,000 in funding for research. The next application deadline is October 15, 2014. For more information, visit http://research.google.com/university/relations/research_awards.html

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