Research

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Research at the iSchool
The study of information extends beyond any existing field. At the iSchool, research transcends boundaries and crosses disciplines in order to understand the ways information and technology change our behavior, our organizations, and our society.

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Research Areas & Groups

Research at the iSchool explores the interactions of people and information; the processes of managing and organizing information for meaning and use; and the impact of new technologies and behaviors on individuals, organizations and society.

Grants & Awards

Research funding at the iSchool averages $1-2 million a year, with awards from National Science Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Service, National Endowment for the Humanities, DARPA, Google, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Sloan Foundation.

Labs

There are a wide variety of research equipment and lab spaces available at the iSchool.

Resuming Research Operations at the School of Information

Review the iSchool's phased approach to resuming research operations on campus in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, which closely aligns with the broader UT approach to resuming research operations on the UT campus.


Virtual Reality & Children's Development


Jakki Bailey discusses her work in the field of virtual reality and the effects these technologies have on child development.

Artificial Intelligence & Computer Vision


Danna Gurari discusses her work in the areas of computer vision, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.