The Singapore Internet Research Centre is a premiere Asian research institute on the Internet that brings Asian experiences and perspectives to the global discussion about the development, impact, and potential of the Internet.
The Centre conducts and promotes broad-based, high-quality, and multidisciplinary research in Internet development, e-services, new media use and social impact, and policy for the benefit and advancement of individuals, organizations, and society.
SIRC especially focuses research attention on the experiences of Asian nations:
- To initiate and promote high quality analytical research on a variety of issues associated with the Internet in the Asian context.
- To develop international networks with researchers and research for research collaboration, analysis, and technological development, as well as with industrial, research and educational organizations in Singapore and overseas.
- To provide an umbrella for multiple large and small scale research projects, and generate external research funding and collaborative relationships.
SIRC aims to bring Asian experiences and perspectives to the global discussion about the innovation and impact of the Internet and information technologies.