Research Competition Winners Announced!
Digital Media and Learning Competition 1
The first Digital Media and Learning Competition, administered by HASTAC and supported by the MacArthur Foundation, awarded a total of $2 million to 17 projects representing compelling work in the field of Digital Media and Learning. From a field of over 1,000 applications, seven projects won Innovation awards of $100,000 or $238,000; in the 2008 Knowledge-Networking category, ten projects received awards ranging from $30,000 to $72,000. HASTAC and the MacArthur Foundation wish to thank all who applied for making the Competition an overwhelming success.
Competition 1 is closed; content provided on this page is for informational purposes only.
MacArthur Foundation President Jonathan F. Fanton and HASTAC co-founders, Cathy N. Davidson and David Theo Goldberg, offer their observations on the Competition and the Digital Media and Learning Initiative.
HASTAC and the MacArthur Foundation would like to thank the 2008 Competition judges for their expertise, time, and dedication in selecting the Competition finalists and winners. This crucial work was an enormous undertaking, accomplishing the difficult task of establishing the finalist pool from over 1,000 applications.