OPC Announces Annual Privacy Research Program
PRIVACYDecember 9, 2011
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) is accepting applications for its Contributions Program 2012-13, an annual privacy research and knowledge translation funding program, through January 25. In an announcement issued Thursday, the OPC noted that it is seeking "research proposals for projects aimed at promoting privacy and the protection of personal information in the private sector" with special focus on the areas of identity integrity and privacy; information technology and privacy; genetic information and privacy, and public safety and privacy. The OPC is also encouraging applicants to integrate "knowledge translation...a process by which theoretical research results get transformed into useable outcomes that end-users can apply in practice" into their proposals.