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September 2020

TPP Informational Webinar

September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Please register in advance: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP29Sept

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October 2020

TPP Informational Webinar

October 15, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP15Oct

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TPP Admissions Virtual Open House and Q&A

October 20, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Join TPP director Noelle Selin and Senior Research Engineer Frank Field for a live Q&A session for prospective TPP students. Please register in advance.

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MIT Policy Hackathon 2020

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Interested in the future of healthcare in light of COVID-19? Internet policy? Environmental justice? Work remotely with an interdisciplinary team to develop creative policy solutions to problems posed by governmental and industry partners. https://www.mitpolicyhackathon.org/

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Research to Policy Engagement Initiative: Trackers: An Interface for Policy, Data Science, Law and the Public

October 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Interested in learning about how online data-tracking tools are used to engage the public? Or how trackers are used for policymaking and activism? Join us for a Research to Policy Engagement Initiative session where Mishi Choudhury, Legal Director at the Software Freedom Law Centre in New York, will talk us through the policy and legal implications of online data-tracking. Register The Research to Policy Engagement Initiative builds and connects a community of researchers who can learn, apply, and contribute to…

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TPP Informational Webinar with Q&A

October 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPPOct27

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November 2020

Research to Policy Engagement Initiative: Social Media, News Consumption, and Polarization

November 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Does the consumption of ideologically congruent news on social media exacerbate polarization? Do political leanings of news outlets affect political opinions? Join us for this post-election special where Ro’ee Levy, Postdoctoral Associate at MIT’s Department of Economics, will talk about his work on estimating the effects of social media news exposure on polarization. TPP's Research to Policy Engagement Initiative aims to to create a community of researchers who can learn, apply, and contribute to developing best practices in bridging knowledge to action on societal challenges, across…

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Admissions Q&A with Current TPP Students

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Join current TPP students for a live admissions and program Q&A session. Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Nov13QA

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Research to Policy Engagement: Mapping urban transit in Nairobi and its policy implications

November 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

African cities are rapidly growing and laying down transportation infrastructure and systems with impacts well into the future.  Exploring the politics of decision making in the sector and using Nairobi as a case study, this talk explores a "Digital Data Commons" approach to supporting more equitable and effective  policies, planning and investments for African cities to avoid high emissions-low livability lock in. Join us for this conversation on urban development, data and planning with Dr. Jacqueline Klopp, Co-Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia…

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TPP Informational Webinar with Q&A

November 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Interested in applying to TPP? Join us for an informational webinar. Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TPP18Nov

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