The International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE) is an independent global organization dedicated to providing actionable scientific knowledge on threats to our information landscape. With contributions from hundreds of leading scientists worldwide, IPIE strives to empower policy makers, industry leaders, and civil society with invaluable insights for a better global information environment.
The IPIE was publicly launched at the Nobel Prize Summit in May 2023. You can learn more about the IPIE's founding and launch here.
The International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE) operates through specialized panels, each focusing on key aspects of our mission. These panels - the Ethics, Methodology, and Membership Panels - bring together global experts to explore the complexities of the information environment, enabling informed, actionable insights. They ensure ethical research conduct, develop robust methodologies, and foster a diverse, global network of researchers. Each panel's work is pivotal in advancing our understanding of the information environment, ultimately contributing to a healthier, more resilient digital world.
The Ethics Panel at the International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE) enforces ethical standards in research, focusing on protecting human subjects and addressing ethical concerns in IPIE's operations. It reviews research proposals, providing risk mitigation strategies and respecting the rights of all involved. The Panel also oversees funding sources and potential conflicts of interest, playing a crucial role in ensuring the credibility of IPIE's research outputs.Read More
The Methodology Panel at IPIE evaluates the global information environment, assesses risks, and investigates response strategies. By organizing global research, it addresses threats such as algorithmic bias and misinformation, contributing to evidence-based policies. It generates reports, collaborates with domain-specific Science Panels, and ensures rigorous peer-review. Its work includes monitoring trends, establishing ethical standards, and providing technical assistance, fostering a healthy information environmeRead More
The IPIE's Membership Panel cultivates a diverse global network of researchers to address the evolving global information environment. It manages recruitment, appointments, and relationships, adapting to technological changes and data science advancements. With an inclusive approach, it leverages expertise across disciplines, fostering strategic partnerships to build a resilient, equitable information environment.Read More