Research Coordination Network (RCN)

Project Description

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.

Introducing the Privacy Research Coordination Network

Grant Announcement

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) has received a $300,000, two-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a Privacy Research and Data Responsibility Research Coordination Network (RCN).

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To learn more about the RCN, our planned activities and how they could benefit you, please visit our FAQ page.

Become A Member

Interested in joining the RCN? Become a member by visiting our sign-up page.

Privacy Scholarship Research Reporter

The RCN will regularly publish summaries of some of the most interesting research scholarship in Privacy today. Emailed to members, each issue of the Privacy Scholarship Research Reporter will focus on a different topic and will be posted here for easy, ongoing access.

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Internship and Capstone Project Opportunities

Lorrie Cranor, Director of CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS) and co-director of Master of Science in Information Technology—Privacy Engineering at Carnegie-Mellon University is looking to connect her students to possible summer internships and capstone project opportunities. If you have either, please reach out to Lorrie directly at [email protected].

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National Science Foundation


The RCN is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation as part of an ongoing effort to address research priorities in the National Privacy Research Strategy.

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