Story November 8, 2019


...has its origin in an ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) funded project, developed fifty years ago under the supervision of visionaries like Bob Taylor and Lawrence Roberts. In the Spring...

Story September 11, 2019

Tech history: the story behind Stanford’s satellite dish hiking trail in Palo Alto

...of The SRI Journal features a luring headline: “SRI Volunteers Use ‘Big Dish’ to Save Scientific Space Satellite.” A team of scientists led by Robert Leonard, Director of the SRI...


Anushka Goonawardena

...the laboratory of Dr. Robert Hampson, where he investigated the effects of ‘endocannabinoids’ on different memory processes and sleep in conjunction with in vivo electrophysiological recordings (i.e. single-unit/EEG). Goonawardena received...


Robert Yates

Robert Yates is senior manager, Federal Partnerships, Health at SRI International. In this role he manages SRI’s business development efforts in support of all civilian federal government health programs and...

Tech Report June 2017

Evaluating Digital Learning for Adult Basic Literacy and Numeracy

More than 36 million adults in the United States do not have the basic literacy and math skills needed for many entry-level jobs and even less so for the types...

Tech Report March 2017

How big is that? Reporting the Effect Size and Cost of ASSISTments in the Maine Homework Efficacy Study

In a rigorous evaluation of ASSISTments as an online homework support conducted in the state of Maine, SRI International reported that “the intervention significantly increased student scores on an end-of-the-year...

Tech Report August 2016

Evaluation of World Bicycle Relief’s Bicycles for Educational Empowerment Program: South Africa Opportunity Study

School children in rural communities often must walk long distances to school, jeopardizing attendance and achievement. Through its Bicycles for Educational Empowerment Program (BEEP), World Bicycle Relief (WBR) provides rural...

Article 2014

Novel Human Radiation Exposure Biomarker Panel Applicable for Population Triage

PURPOSE: To identify a panel of radiation-responsive plasma proteins that could be used in a point-of-care biologic dosimeter to detect clinically significant levels of ionizing radiation exposure.

Tech Report 2014

Recruiting Participants for Large-Scale Random Assignment Experiments in School Settings

Recruitment is a key challenge for researchers conducting any large school-based study, especially random assignment studies where researchers require certain level of control over experimental conditions and intervention implementation. Such...

Conference Paper 2014

Implementation of an Intelligent Tutoring System for Online Homework Support at Large Scale

Conference Paper 2014

Using Analytics for Improving Implementation Fidelity in a Large Scale Efficacy Trial

Conference Paper 2014

Implementation of an Intelligent Tutoring System for Online Homework Support in an Efficacy Trial

Much research has been done on the development of an intelligent tutoring system (ITS), and small empirical studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of ITS at promoting student learning. However, large-scale...

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