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Research and Development Programs

Research at the cutting edge of science and technology requires a special blend of organizational design, human resource management, and institutional strategy. Capitalizing on decades of research experience, SRI offers a comprehensive set of tools and capabilities to build, manage, and evaluate R&D programs. SRI's Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Development:

  • Guides clients through the process of creating research organizations

  • Provides training to help researchers make the transition from the lab bench to management

  • Offers specialized analyses of program management and performance evaluations.

For world-class results, SRI also helps research sponsors understand and apply their R&D resources more effectively.


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A Unified Research Agenda for 6-12 Online Learning Environments to Improve STEM Outcomes for Students with LD and Students with ASD

This capacity building project will contribute to foundational knowledge about what is already known, and what needs to be studied, about K-12 online STEM education for students with learning disabilities and those with autism spectrum disorder.

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Bridging Professional Development

SRI uses innovative methods to “bridge the gap” between professional development and classroom practice—and make a measurable difference on student learning.

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Data-enhanced Investigations for Climate Change Education

SRI provides user-friendly access to key types of Earth system data relevant to the study of climate, as well as background resources.


Data-driven Inquiry in Geoscience Environmental Restoration Studies

DIGERS provided teachers with adaptable curricular exemplars about environmental restoration.