The research area in Informatics and Society gathers a collective of researchers and students at different levels (high school, undergraduation and graduation) in research-teaching-extension projects  dedicated to the development of papers, monographies, master and doctoral theses, audiovisual records, and outreach activities through the Laboratory in Informatics and Society (LabIS).


The projects developed in the research area in Informatics and Society are distributed among the below topics:

  • Cyberspace and new sociabilities
  • Education and Information/Communication Technologies (ICTs) 
  • Gender, ethnic, racial relations and ICTs 
  • Histories of informatics
  • Public policies and ICTs
  • A sociotechnical approach to software 


For more information about our research area, as its professors, researchers, students, topics of research, courses, publications, selection of new students, etc., please visit our home page here.