Research Labs, Centers or Institutes
University of Alberta
Centre For Comparative Psycholinguistics
Digital Humanities Research Studio
TAPoR—Text Analysis Portal for Research
Intermedia Research Studio
Visualization and Information Technologies in Arts (VITA Studio)
University of Calgary
Language Research Centre
The Language Research Centre (LRC) provides leadership in research into language learning and teaching, the effective use of technologies, and policy-making. It is a central point of contact on language research between the University of Calgary and the world.
Simon Fraser University
Language Learning Center
The Language Learning Centre (LLC) is a multi-media resource centre with two classroom computer labs and a walk-in lab for both the Linguistics Department and the Language Training Institute. The main focus of the LLC is to promote, implement, and support computer-assisted language learning and teaching in the SFU language classroom.
The Cognitive Science Lab
The Cognitive Science Lab was founded in the summer of 2006 by Dr. Jeff Pelletier and Dr. Mark Blair.Reflecting the field in general, the lab is a highly multi-disciplinary environment. Lab members include both graduates and undergraduate students from Cognitive Science,Linguistics, Philosophy, Computer Science, Psychology and Kinesiology.
University of British Columbia
Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre
The Media and Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre (MAGIC) was created at UBC to foster research covering the entire spectrum of new computer-based and computer-associated media. Some examples include multimedia, mobile computing, computer animation, 3-D modeling, interactive Web-based applications, hypermedia, computer music and computer-based tools for collaboration in education, medicine and entertainment.
The Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems
The Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) is a University of British Columbia interdisciplinary research institute fostering a human-centred paradigm shift in emerging information technologies.
Over 160 faculty members from Applied Science, Science, Commerce, Arts, Education, Forestry, and Medicine collaborate within ICICS..
University of Victoria
Humanities Computing and Media Centre
The mandate of the HCMC is to further research, teaching and learning in the faculty of Humanities, in particular the fields of Humanities Computing and Language Learning, and those aspects of other fields involving audio, video or computing technology. We run two computer-based teaching labs, host a research and development office which develops websites, on-line databases and application programs, and collaborate with a drop-in Computer Assisted Language Learning lab.
The Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture
The Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture is a unique interdisciplinary institute for research focussed on the impact of technological change on culture, politics and society. Linking together researchers in the Faculties of Social Science, Engineering, Humanities, Education, Fine Arts, Law, Indigenous Governance, and Human and Social Development, the Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture provides a collaborative interdisciplinary site for advanced research on information technology, new media, and digital communication as well as for rethinking issues related to ethics and biotechnology.
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute
The Digital Humanities Summer Institute provides an environment ideal to discuss, to learn about, and to advance skills in new computing technologies influencing the work of those in the Arts, Humanities and Library communities.
Humanties Hypermedia Centre
Humanties Hypermedia Centre is an innovative initiative for collaborative research, teaching and learning in the digital environment. Together with the Library and the AITT, the departments of English, History & Classics and Philosophy are integrating hypermedia technologies into a new multidisciplinary curriculum. At the core of all courses offered through the HHC is the Acadia Humanities HyperMedia Archive! (AhHa!) – a unique and valuable collection of student-generated digital documents covering all aspects of the Liberal Arts.
Acadia Digital Culture Observatory (is probably replaced by HHC)
Centre for Digital Humanities
The Centre for Digital Humanities is an academic and research unit as well as a source of information and educational technology service and support to the Faculty of Humanities.
Center for Learning Technologies
Rogers Communications Centre
The Rogers Communications Centre is Ryerson University's flagship building for studies in converging communications and interactive media. In operation for almost twenty years, the Rogers Communications Centre has grown to become Canada's premier facility for education in digital media communications.
University of Toronto
The Institute of Communication and Culture (ICC) was founded at the University of Toronto at Mississauga in 2003. The ICC is an interdisciplinary research and teaching Institute designed to address questions of culture and communication across the humanities, science and social science disciplines.
The Centre for Media and Culture in Education (CMCE)
The Centre for Media and Culture in Education seeks to foster critical inquiry and debate regarding cultural practices integral to everyday life in contemporary communities.
University of Waterloo
Canadian Centre of Arts and Technology
CCAT was established by Senate approval, within the University of Waterloo, in June 2003. Since then, its researchers have embarked on a wide range of projects in the fields connecting technology, people, and the Arts.
TAPoR will build a unique human and computing infrastructure for text analysis across the country by establishing six regional centers to form one national text analysis research portal.
University of Western Ontario
The Research Group for Electronic Textuality and Theory
The Research Group for Electronic Textuality and Theory is a largely informal collective of researchers in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The University of Western Ontario. As members of this group, we share an interest in the application of digital and computer technology to research in the humanities and arts, as well as a desire to explore the theoretical implications of these new technologies in the fields of language, literature, and textuality.
Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies.
In August 2001, two Montreal Universities, Concordia University (Concordia) and Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), founding members of two distinct languages and cultures, created the Hexagram Institute for Research/Creation in Media Arts and Technologies in order to unite forces and share their knowledge and human, technological and artistic resources. In 2006, Université de Montréal (U. de M.) and McGill University joined Hexagram as associate members..
Topological Media Lab
The Topological Media Lab provides a locus for studying subjectivation, agency and materiality from phenomenological, social and computational perspectives. Investigating such questions, the atelier-studio-laboratory creates material poetry, and speculative, live events in responsive environments. The TML invents novel forms of gestural media, expressive instruments and compositional systems that support these speculative performances and installations.
Media@McGill is a hub of research, scholarship and public outreach on issues and controversies in media, technology and culture. The members of Media@McGill are the eight communication studies faculty within the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal.