Awards

Awards given to the Citizen Lab as an organization.

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.

Citizen Lab Wins the 2011 Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom’s Press Freedom Award

The Citizen Lab is the recipient of this year’s press freedom award of the Canadian Committee for World press Freedom (CCWPF), The 13th annual Press Freedom Award goes to a Canadian person or group who has defended or advanced the cause of freedom of expression. The Citizen Lab team, based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, was selected for its ongoing dedication to free expression online through work that exposes cases of Internet censorship and espionage around the world.

From The Globe and Mail

Toronto’s Citizen Lab is being recognized

Citizen Lab Director Professor Ron Deibert was interviewed by CBC Metro Morning radio host Matt Galloway in recognition of the 2010 Vox Libera award presented to the Citizen Lab by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.

Listen to the interview here from CBC.