Awards

Awards given to the Citizen Lab as an organization.

Open Technology Fund Information Controls Fellowship 2017

The Open Technology Fund’s Information Controls Fellowship (ICFP) is now accepting applications through its open call system, until the March 19, 2017 deadline. Citizen Lab is one of the host organizations for this year’s Fellowships.

Ron Deibert named in VICE Motherboard’s “Humans of the Year”

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert has been named as part of the “Humans of the Year” series of VICE Motherboard, which profiles his work in defending cyber security through studies of hacking groups and censorship worldwide.

The Citizen Lab wins 2015 Pioneer Award

The Citizen Lab is one of the winners of the 2015 Pioneer Award, awarded by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Cyber Stewards selected as Quantified Society grant winners

The Media Democracy Fund, in conjunction with the Ford Foundation and Open Society Foundations, selected Cyber Stewards Network partners Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC) and Derechos Digitales as recipients of the Quantified Society Grants.

Director Ron Deibert receives career achievement award

Ron Deibert was awarded the Neil Postman Award for Career Achievement in Public Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity.

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt Awards Citizen Lab “New Digital Age” Grant

The Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto is one of ten non-profits in the U.S. and abroad to receive the New Digital Age Grants, funded through a $1 million donation by Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy.

MacArthur Foundation Awards $1 Million to Citizen Lab

Citizen Lab is one of seven nonprofit organizations around the world to receive the 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert receives Partners In Research Technology Ambassador Award

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert is the 2013 recipient of the Partners In Research Technology Ambassador Award.

Citizen Lab wins 2013 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award

Citizen Lab has been chosen as winner of the 2013 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award for its commitment to research, advocacy, and activism in national and global abuses of cyber technology and for its courage in defending intellectual freedom against human rights violations.

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert named to the Order of Ontario

Created in 1986, the Order of Ontario, the Canadian province’s highest official honour, recognizes the highest level of individual excellence and achievement in any field.