Welcome to the
Human-Centered Data Science Lab!


About us

We are a group of researchers at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Our lab is located at the iSchool (Faculty of Information) on the St. George campus.

We study the intersection of human society and algorithmic systems. Our interest lies in developing methodology that integrates technical computational methods with critical interpretive inquiry.

Current projects

Algorithms in Child Welfare

Developing algorithms for use in child welfare settings, using a human-centered design.

Human-Centered Data Science in Healthcare

Creating predictive algorithms to combat multiple healthcare-related challenges, in partnership with Parkview Health.

Public Interest Technology

Analyzing the needs for technology in public-facing agencies, utilizing the human-centered algorithm design framework.

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