Monday, July 26, 2010

Privacy Commissioner announces new round of research contributions

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has announced its latest round of research funding under its contributions program.

Below is a list of the projects funded:

Research Projects - Contributions Program 2009-2010

Research Projects funded under 2009-2010 Contributions Program

  • Association sur l’accès et la protection de l’information (AAPI) - Internet portal on privacy protection
  • University of Alberta, Health Law Institute - Analysis of Privacy Policies and Practices of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Companies: Private Sector Databanks and Privacy Protection Norms
  • University of Victoria - Deep-Packet Inspection: Resources for the Analysis of Privacy Implications in Canada
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland - Privacy Protection and Biobanks: A Conjoint Analysis of Priorities and Preferences of Stakeholder Groups
  • Union des consommateurs - Electronic Health Records: Controlling Personal Health Data in the Context of Medical Records Information
  • Queen’s University - Camera Surveillance in Canada: A Research Workshop

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