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Research Labs

Below are links to research laboratories at Parsons and The New School.

  • Center for New York City Affairs: an applied policy research institute dedicated to improving the effectiveness of government and other organizations in their work with urban families and communities
  • Center for Transformative Media: a transdisciplinary research center dedicated to the invention, critique, and understanding of transformative media practices, including gaming, social networking, creative mobility, data mining, and participatory learning
  • Curatorial Design Research Laba network of collaborators and critically acclaimed exhibition spaces, public programs, archives, and collections across Parsons, The New School, and beyond
  • DataMYNE: visualizing and connecting the Parsons community
  • DESIS Lab: Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability
  • Drawing Lab: addresses cinemetric modes of gathering information and sampling data that engage the emergent nature of cities
  • Gen Y Lab: conducts scholarly and practice-based research activities to generate meaningful understandings of how Generation Y uses communication technologies
  • Global Exchange Lab: a transdisciplinary space for social scientists, architects, and designers to create hybrid methodologies for research and design interventions in global cities
  • India China Institute (ICI): fosters collaborative research and institutional and personal connections between India, China, and the United States
  • Mediatory Spaces: an Internet-based humanities research laboratory hosted by the School of Art and Design History and Theory
  • PIIM: Parsons Institute for Information Mapping
  • PetLab (Prototyping, Evaluation, Teaching, and Learning): a public interest game design and research lab for interactive media
  • REAL Lab: The Research Education Art and Design Lab at the School of Design Strategies
  • SMALLab: Situated Multimedia Art Learning Lab
  • Sheila C. Johnson Design Center: hosts exhibitions, events, and programs to promote active dialogue on the role of innovative art and design in responding to the contemporary world
  • Solar Decathlon Studio: an interdisciplinary, student-led team from Parsons The New School for Design, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, and Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Streaming Culture: a research project and current lecture series collecting talks from New School faculty and visitors
  • Tishman Environment and Design Center: facilitates research, curriculum development, internships, and fieldwork opportunities in environmental studies
  • Vera List Center for Art and Politics: organizes events and programs that respond to some of the pressing social and political issues of our time as they are articulated by the academic community and visual and performing artists
  • Visualizing Finance Lab: explores the ways in which complex financial situations and dynamics can be explained through visual, metaphorical, and narrative representations

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