The Collaborative Digital Research Space (CDRS) cultivates creative, innovative, and digital research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences through collaboration, exchange, and experimentation.
•Fosters an accessible, ethical, and supportive research community for collaborative and/or digital research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS).
•Supports collaborative and/or digital humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) research undertaken by faculty members; postdoctoral fellows; graduate students, and advanced undergraduates.
•Cultivates ground-breaking interdisciplinary research with diverse outputs, including both traditional projects such as journal articles and monographs but also emerging forms, such as research creation, digital projects, videos, datasets, podcasts, data visualization, prototypes, digital 3D modeling, and others.
•Staffs CDRS with a full-time Senior Research Associate in Collaborative and Digital Research, who will collaborate with researchers, departments, and others to foster innovative collaborative and/or digital research in the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS).
•Creates regular research programming that supports the research endeavors of our community, including writing sessions, research spotlights, lectures, training workshops, etc.
•Supports current and future efforts in the areas of ethical data, including data collection, data management, and open data.
•Provides and maintains physical and digital space for collaborative and/or digital research for HASS scholars.
•Establishes and maintains collaborative and digital research equipment for the research community, including video and audio equipment; computers; scanners, etc.
•Collaborates with the UTM library, I&ITS, departments, and other units to create integrated, non-siloed programming and support for collaborative and/or digital HASS research at the UTM campus.