A program to provide teachers with a practical framework and tools for building new learning opportunities into their lesson plans.
SRI is developing technology that will enable warfighters to easily maneuver a robot, precisely map an environment, and have 3D situational awareness.
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.
SRI gives rotary transmissions a makeover with a new cycloidal rolling motion that results in very high efficiency at a reasonable cost.
DARPA taps SRI to deliver usable video and analytics to U.S. Armed Forces when and where they need it.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation contracted with SRI International to aggregate and analyze the ALMAP data. SRI assembled learning impact, cost and satisfaction findings across the portfolio of ALMAP grantee product evaluations.
Modifications by SRI enhance function and durability of affordable purification material.
SRI leads development of a modular, mobile radar facility used by research scientists and students from around the world.
SRI is conducting a multi-year examination of informal science offerings to explore the inquiry opportunities available for learners, the instructional materials used by staff, and the role of support partners.
Volunteers wanted for study on alcohol’s effects
SRI worked with two state consortia to design items for alternate assessments. This work advanced how the learning of students with significant cognitive disabilities is assessed.
SRI conducted a comprehensive study of alternative teacher certification programs to determine the characteristics of those that were effective.
SRI provided much-needed objective economic and industry analysis as a platform for Nevada to formulate a new path toward economic regrowth and revival.
To inform California policymakers, SRI examined student access to arts education in California schools and conducted follow-up studies examining factors influencing K-12 arts education. The research resulted in a series of reports.
Through A4L, we are exploring the measurement of noncognitive factors, learning processes, and learning behaviors in digital learning environments.
SRI has developed a promising new treatment for this cancer of the immune system that affects plasma cells in bone marrow.
SRI is conducting preclinical development of treatments for diseases such as tuberculosis, West Nile virus, hepatitis, and biodefense pathogens and toxins.
SRI's analyses and recommendations have bolstered support for a nearly $1 billion program extension.
Coastal inlets and river mouths create dynamic, unpredictable environmental conditions that make it difficult to plan surface and subsurface ocean operations.
SRI is conducting an efficacy study of more than 2,500 students on the benefits of online homework support for students' mathematics learning.
SRI is developing a novel search technology to quickly find events of interest in very large video collections.
SRI’s mixed reality training system provides comprehensive mission rehearsal tools to improve warfighter training.
SRI is developing a "Digital Aristotle" — a computerized system that uses artificial intelligence to answer novel questions and solve advanced problems in a broad range of scientific disciplines.
SRI and partners are developing highly dexterous low-cost robotic hands for military applications and other real-world uses.
By playing a game, citizen scientists can help increase reliability of mission-critical software systems.
A comprehensive website for sharing fundamental information about biochemical pathways and genomes with researchers around the world.
In a nuclear or radiological incident, first responders must quickly measure the radiation exposure of a large number of individuals, since treatment options are radiation dose-dependent and time-sensitive. SRI is developing a biodosimeter to meet this critical challenge.
SRI is identifying candidates for advanced therapies in multiple disease areas by developing compounds from synthetically optimized, natural dietary products.
SRI and partners developed human-instructable computing technology to let users change software in ways that traditionally require skilled programmers.
Lack of sleep can lead to a range of cognitive, attention, and emotional deficits. SRI and its partner have made a thorough study of its effects on the brain.
SRI’s Sleep Research Laboratory in Menlo Park, California is currently recruiting for this study.
SRI uses innovative methods to “bridge the gap” between professional development and classroom practice—and make a measurable difference on student learning.
SRI studied programs across several states that offer college enrollment to high school-age students, and recommended improvements.
SRI is evaluating the progress of programs that aim to reverse the trend of declining enrollment in STEM programs at four Virginia colleges, and increase the diversity of STEM majors at each institution.
SRI is creating technology to translate multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieve information from translated material, and enable bilingual communication via speech or text.
This afterschool and summer curriculum helps middle school girls develop information technology (IT) fluency, interest in mathematics, and knowledge of IT careers.
SRI’s evaluation of the California Community College Linked Learning Initiative (CCCLLI) addressed implementation issues and institutional and student outcomes of work by three community colleges and partnering K–12 districts to use Linked Learning to improve college transitions and success.
SRI's process produces pure hydrogen while capturing carbon dioxide and acid gases.
A talented, trained workforce is necessary for competitive advantage. Increasing the supply of high-quality human resources is central to building competitive industry clusters and sustainable economic growth. Improving employee skills improves company competitiveness.
SRI’s Brown Laboratory is utilizing cell-targeting peptides to deliver active therapeutic cargo to specific cells in vivo.
SRI's DaSy Center provides national leadership around developing or enhancing coordinated early childhood longitudinal data systems in states.
Connecting and exploring researchers’ perspectives in digital learning to make significant and lasting improvements to STEM education.
SRI is developing classroom assessments to help teachers diagnose student learning in chemistry.
Classroom Trials examines teachers’ use of writing software to support writing instruction in classroom settings. The project seeks to identify best practices that combine teachers’ “wisdom of practice” and models of productive writing instruction that capitalize on the capabilities of writing...
SRI’s analysis suggests that the CMG program significantly increased the interdisciplinarity of geoscientists and mathematical scientists it has supported.
With the Erikson Institute, SRI is exploring the promise of Collaborative Math in promoting math learning in Head Start centers in the city of Chicago.
The National Writing Project’s College, Career, and Community Writers Program (C3WP) supports the teaching of argument writing through the integration of professional development, instructional resources, and formative assessment. In a previous study, SRI found that C3WP positively impacted...
SRI and partners are researching partnership models, approaches to instruction, tools, and a framework to inform future research into the mechanisms that lead to a learning college culture.
SRI provides high-fidelity computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and comprehensive physics-based system multibody dynamics (MBD) modeling
SRI and partners developed and tested the impact of a vocabulary intervention program for struggling readers in seventh and eighth grades.
Improving classroom assessment is potentially one of the most powerful ways to improve student achievement. To realize such gains, however, teachers must use classroom assessments formatively, that is, to adjust and improve instruction.
SRI is replacing traditional middle school mathematics units with a set of “peak experiences” that provide a more engaging and meaningful way to interact with the subject.
SRI and the University of Cambridge are designing, prototyping, and analyzing trustworthy computer systems that can be gradually adopted with high reliability, resilience, and assurance, effectively letting system and application developers ‘wipe the slate clean' in incremental steps.
SRI provides technical, management, and subject matter expert support for the wide range of research, development, testing, evaluation, and transition activities conducted through the Center.
SRI’s low-light CMOS image sensor will bring enhanced day and night situational awareness to U.S. troops through the DARPA PIXNET program.
DIGS engages students in looking at real data about climate change to differentiate between possible greenhouse gas and urban heat island impacts.
DIGERS provided teachers with adaptable curricular exemplars about environmental restoration.
SRI provides user-friendly access to key types of Earth system data relevant to the study of climate, as well as background resources.
To keep astronauts, equipment, and satellites out of harm’s way, SRI provides a rare capability to quickly track tens of thousands of objects in near-Earth space.
SRI is analyzing multiple aspects of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
For the National Science Foundation, SRI is supporting the development of 14 indicators measuring students’ access to quality learning, educators’ capacity, and policy and funding initiatives in K-12 STEM education.
SRI and George Mason University are conducting a multi-year exploratory study to develop a logic model of STEM-focused elementary (eSTEM) schools
SRI designed and implemented the process for updating the Department of Education plan for applying the advanced technologies used in our daily lives to the U.S. education system.
SRI prepared success strategies for a new research and development park in China.
In partnership with the National Writing Project, SRI is investigating the development of good evidence-based science writing in the middle school classroom.
Novel molecular targets of several cytokines are being evaluated by SRI scientists, with the goal of designing a small-molecule drug to block responses involved in many of these inflammatory diseases.
Researchers are seeking to identify novel genes contributing to nicotine metabolism and to smoking cessation.
SRI and partners are developing new tools to extract better meaning and actionable analysis from data sources.
SRI developed and conducted a 4‑year process and outcome evaluation of an early childhood scholarship model in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The ECO Center assisted state agencies in building measurement systems for programs serving infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities and their families. The center provided technical assistance to support states in developing high-quality child and family outcome measurement systems.
SRI is developing a novel point-of-care tool for the early detection of devastating diseases.
EcoCyc is SRI's bioinformatics database that describes the genome and the biochemical machinery of Escherichia coli.
In 2009, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine acted upon SRI recommendations to make strategic investments to nurture statewide innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of up-and-coming technologies.
SRI measured the impacts of industry and academic collaborations aimed at strengthening U.S. competitiveness in engineering research.
For the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, SRI is conducting an evaluation of EdReady, an online instructional system that assesses math readiness and tailors instruction based on students’ individual needs.
SRI is conducting a multi-year study that examines whether and how an elementary digital math curriculum can improve student learning. The study involves about 3,500 fifth-grade students from 47 schools in the state of West Virginia.
SRI is evaluating the efficacy of a program promoting school success and completion for students at high risk of school failure and dropout.
SRI studied the quality of child outcomes data reported by states to the federal government under Part C and Part B Preschool services of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) with a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences at the US Department of Education.
SRI is working with two research partners and a 10-state consortium to enhance and implement a developmentally appropriate K-3 formative assessment that will fit within and inform everyday classroom instruction.
SRI is conducting a study investigating to what extent, when, and how online Algebra 1 courses serve different student populations, especially those who are historically disadvantaged.
SRI is validating a web-based diagnostic physics classroom assessment tool.
Estimation of River Characteristics from Remote Sensing Data.
A new vision for K-12 science classrooms outlined by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) recasts science proficiency as not only what students know, but also the extent to which they can use and apply what they know. This knowledge-in-use perspective represents a different way of thinking...
SRI studied five charter schools to determine if students outperformed their counterparts at traditional schools.
SRI served as the external evaluator for a program that aims to increase the likelihood that San Francisco Bay Area students regularly experience high-quality science instruction aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core.
The National Science Foundation asked SRI to evaluate its program to transform undergraduate computing education on a national scale.
The ability to write well-reasoned, well-supported arguments is a key skill for success in college, career, and civic society. Yet most students in U.S. secondary schools lack proficiency in argument writing. The National Writing Project developed the College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP) to support...
Around the world, teaching the problem-solving process known as computational thinking (CT) is increasingly recognized as a critical enabler for future success in a digital society. While CT initiatives often begin at secondary levels, some schools are beginning to address CT education at the...
SRI is evaluating efforts to increase the capacity of teachers from diverse backgrounds to teach to Next Generation Science and Common Core standards in rural California middle and high schools.
SRI is conducting a three-year evaluation of the Education Connections online professional development program for middle and high school teachers of English learner students in two districts. The evaluation includes an impact study on student outcomes using a cluster randomized controlled trial.
SRI is studying the implementation and impact of three IDEA Public Schools initiatives designed to individualize learning, funded by the federal Race to the Top-District grant.
SRI is studying the implementation and outcomes of a new International Baccalaureate Organization consulting model designed to increase the participation and success of low-income students in IB’s Diploma Programme. SRI is also examining national postsecondary enrollment, persistence, and...
In this four-year evaluation of ConnectEd’s federally funded Investing in Innovation (i3) grant, SRI is using a quasi-experimental design to assess the implementation and impact of the Linked Learning approach on students’ cognitive and noncognitive outcomes.
SRI is the evaluation partner for a program that is advancing knowledge in developing non-cognitive skills in middle schools to increase student success.
Across the U.S., policymakers are experimenting with various strategies for improving educator quality and student achievement. SRI led an evaluation of three closely related human capital management initiatives in Massachusetts.
SRI and Child Trends worked together to design and implement a strong formative and summative evaluation of two projects within Minnesota’s RTT-ELC grant: Early Learning Scholarships and Title I-PreK Incentives.
SRI is studying efforts by Oakland Unified School District and partners encourage interest and support success for underrepresented minority and low-income youth to pursue careers in health care.
SRI analyzed the effectiveness of an initiative to promote children's school readiness and long-term academic success.
Rocketship Education is a network of public elementary charter schools serving primarily low-income students in high-need areas. SRI conducted a three year evaluation of middle school outcomes among Rocketship alumni and their peers from non-Rocketship elementary schools in San Jose, CA. The study...
SRI Education is evaluating Start Making!, part of a Making! @ Clubhouses initiative, which provides resources to support hands-on making in Computer Clubhouse locations throughout the world.
SRI Education examined initiatives intended to prevent mental health problems and reduce adverse outcomes for people with mental illness.
SRI studied the pilot year of a program that aims to promote the expansion of high-quality STEM-rich tinkering activities into afterschool programs serving children from low-income communities.
SRI is examining the impact of this program that combines strong academics with real-world experience. Its goal: to help students build a strong foundation for success in college and careers—and life.
SRI has conducted surveys, case studies of programs in each of the nine projects, and quasi-experimental analyses of the effects of the CSMP on student achievement. SRI has also provided technical support for sites’ local inquiry projects.
SRI’s evaluation of the California Academic Partnership Program’s Demonstration Partnership Project will look at the formation and progress of 11 partnerships that aim to establish seamless transitions for all students from high school to postsecondary and strengthen the quality of instruction...
SRI is conducting a randomized trial in 44 U.S. rural school districts on how professional development is aligned with college-/career-ready standards, its effects on writing instruction for 7th- through 10th-grade teachers, and in turn, on student writing performance.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of high schools that offer students the opportunity to simultaneously pursue a high school diploma and earn up to two years of college credits.
SRI examined the initiative's impact on improving academic outcomes for more than 10,000 high-need children.
SRI conducted a statewide evaluation of this program that provides home visiting, parenting education, and preschool programs to improve children's school readiness and other outcomes.
SRI is evaluating the impact and effectiveness of a federally funded effort to meet growing demand for professionals and information technology workers in the United States.
The Library of Congress asked SRI International to conduct an evaluation of its Teaching with Primary Sources program, using a series of surveys and project case studies.
SRI is evaluating the McKnight Foundation’s effort to improve the literacy achievement of pre–K through third grade students in the Twin Cities through pathways that integrate and enhance prekindergarten through third grade literacy education.
SRI is evaluating this government-funded program that aims to improve school readiness, achievement, and parent engagement with schools.
This is a study of a multiyear effort to ensure that the California State University teacher preparation programs are producing the teachers California K–12 school districts will need as they complete their transition to new standards.
SRI’s Evaluation of the New Leaders SEED Grant: Emerging Leaders. SRI will use a randomized controlled trial to assess effectiveness of the Emerging Leaders Program in supporting improved student learning outcomes.
SRIʼs four-year evaluation has a randomized controlled trial design to assess the implementation and impact of NTCʼs intensive new teacher mentoring and support in five geographically diverse districts.
SRI’s four-year evaluation of the New Teacher Center’s (NTC’s) i3 validation grant combines cluster randomized controlled trials at two study sites and a difference-in-differences approach at the third site to assess the implementation and impact of NTC’s intensive new teacher mentoring and support.
SRI is evaluating NGC projects funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to understand the technology features and implementation practices that achieve positive educational impacts at scale.
Even after mastering conversational English, English learners often struggle with academic English, negatively impacting their educational outcomes. SRI is conducting a 4-year randomized controlled trial (RCT) to estimate the effectiveness of the Pathway to Academic Success Project, a promising...
SRI and its partner are building on a groundbreaking scientific study of how public media materials can help low-income preschoolers develop key early literacy skills.
SRI and partners are documenting the fidelity of AP course implementation on student performance.
SRI and partners are examining this public-private alliance, which strives to ensure that all of the state's high school students achieve their highest educational potential.
Learning that takes place over the Internet is one of the fastest growing trends in uses of technology in K–12 education. SRI’s research and evaluation examine the effectiveness of different models of online learning relative to each other and to traditional face-to-face courses.
Called “the best training we’ve ever received” by participating soldiers, instrumented combat-readiness exercises for members of the National Guard develop life-saving skills prior to deployment.
SRI examined the effectiveness of academic, social/behavioral, and vocational interventions for students with autism.
SRI is developing an automated reading system that makes the information in textbooks accessible to a range of formal reasoning systems.
SRI is conducting a comprehensive countywide evaluation of the program's impact and its progress toward meeting strategic goals for children age 0 to 5 and their families.
Together with GexCon US, SRI is designing and conducting experiments to improve and validate tools used to minimize the risk of explosions or fires on offshore platforms.
SRI has developed a breakthrough technology for diagnosing and predicting fatigue failure in pipelines, aircraft, bridges, power plants, and other structures using quantitative 3D fractography.
SRI provided formative evaluation services for this Gates Foundation effort to improve faculty instructional practice and thereby increase college graduation rates.
SRI is seeking new treatments for tuberculosis, a global health crisis.
SRI is providing research and evaluation services to support health career pathways for youth and young adults in Oakland, California.
SRI is developing a system for the semi-automated geolocalization of metadata-free images and videos to find a location of interest.
Improving California high schools through leadership capacity building. SRI is evaluating an initiative that supports the development and implementation of leadership structures and practices associated with effective schools and positive student outcomes.
SRI is developing small, highly sensitive arrays for pervasive monitoring of chemical and biological processes in the ocean and other environments.
SRI’s hollow fiber membrane separates hydrogen from carbon dioxide at high temperatures and improves the economics of carbon capture from IGCC plants.
SRI has partnered with Sandia National Laboratories to provide the data necessary to ensure that hydrogen can be used safely as a transportation fuel.
SRI’s Brown Laboratory is using selected peptides as “fishing hooks” to identify novel cell surface features.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of a program for struggling adolescent readers.
SRI is conducting a randomized controlled trial to examine changes in teacher practice and student writing across a national sample of elementary schools.
SRI is evaluating strategies to improve the academic achievement of children with disabilities as they tackle early reading challenges.
SRI is investigating novel methods and treatments to improve cognitive deficits caused by diseases such as Alzheimer’s and depression.
A novel, ultra-compact variable transmission promises to dramatically increase efficiency for robotics systems and allow for safer human-robot interaction.
SRI Education is evaluating the use of social impact bonds in early childhood.
SRI is researching the inferential validity, reliability, and effectiveness of formative assessments embedded within games.
SRI is developing a new therapeutic agent for influenza virus infections.
The InnovaTE3 curriculum uses a cradle-to-cradle paradigm (rather than cradle to grave) to intrigue and challenge high school girls to develop ecologically sustainable innovations.
Innovative Science Overcomes Formulation Challenges
SRI has found that when teachers collaboratively analyze learning activities and student work, they can advance 21st century teaching and learning.
The Center conducts research and development aimed at providing IoT developers, integrators, and users with effective tools and methods for building and managing secure, privacy-preserving and maintainable IoT systems.
SRI Education leads a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study on the schools’ effectiveness in Texas, North Carolina and Ohio.
An SRI team studied how young children with and without learning disabilities think about and learn important concepts in mathematics
SRI is developing software that can uniquely identify a system’s users from spoken and written inputs, rather than using passwords.
SRI is developing a new class of sorbents that can enable an efficient and cost-effective process for recovery of lithium from geothermal brines. The availability of additional revenue from lithium recovery and sales can expand the number of economically viable, green geothermal plants, with the...
Using a proprietary NIE assessment technique, SRI mapped the main pillars, frameworks, drivers and institutions underpinning Oman’s innovation capacity.
SRI is elucidating the mechanism of action of the drug of choice for the treatment of all known forms of human schistosomiasis.
SRI is applying artificial intelligence principles to predict the emergence and spread of memes—ideas that spread from individual to individual, shaping social institutions and inspiring cultural movements.
SRI is enabling and improving metabolomics research with high-quality reference standards.
MetaCyc is a curated database of experimentally elucidated metabolic pathways from all domains of life. MetaCyc contains 2500 pathways from 2800 organisms.
SRI is developing new technology to reliably control thousands of micro-robots for smart manufacturing of macro-scale products in compact, integrated systems.
For the Department of Energy, SRI and partners studied methane hydrate deposits in the Gulf of Mexico.
To address a critical healthcare need, SRI is partnering to develop medical devices for treating children.
SRI’s mixed salt process uses known solvents in a new way to dramatically improve the economics of carbon capture.
SRI synthesized findings across model demonstration projects to identify factors that lead to high-quality implementation, sustainability, and wider adoption of evidence-based practices.
SRI and partners are modeling the complexities of STEM education to derive innovative approaches to workforce preparation.
SRI and partners will address the performance of economically disadvantaged students, American Indian students, English learners, and those receiving special education services.
Through the Center, SRI conducted randomized trials of interventions for students with severe behavior problems in first through third grades.
For the U.S. Department of Education, SRI conducted a national longitudinal study of infants, toddlers, and their families receiving early intervention services.
SRI and partners examined the effectiveness of this program designed to help at-risk children get off to the best possible start in school.
Since 2008, SRI has been studying the implementation of the Teacher Incentive Fund, which seeks to reform educator compensation to reward effectiveness, steer effective educators to high-need schools and content areas, and support ongoing school and educator improvement.
The study design included a multimethod approach to documenting how the partnerships were developed and implemented in participating schools and sites.
SRI documented the experiences of a national sample of students as they moved from secondary school into adult roles.
SRI conceptualized and designed the main features and structures of a new national program to nurture Saudi Arabia's next generation of world-class researchers, educators, and innovators in science and technology.
Intended for practitioners and policymakers, this series of issue briefs is addressing the gap in knowledge about the prevalence and characteristics of high school improvement strategies designed to help at-risk students graduate.
SRI developed a national strategy for Saudi Arabia's long-term science and technology plan.
SRI is developing the next generation of online learning tools to meet the needs of a changing workforce.
SRI combines data assimilation algorithms with hydrodynamic forecast models for high-resolution forecasts of nearshore oceanographic properties for coastal operations.
SRI has patented a novel approach to vaccine delivery that is safe for pediatric use, eliminating the need for painful injections.
SRI takes an integrated approach to understand the systems that control sleep and wakefulness.
SRI is working with EDC and WGBH to develop and evaluate a set of tablet-based activities to help preschool children learn important mathematics.
A multi-institutional collaborative is developing classroom-ready assessment tasks for teachers to gain insights into their students’ proficiency with the Next Generation Science Standards
SRI created a comprehensive approach and marketing strategy for target clusters in key economic growth areas.
The OER Degree Initiative is a multi-funder program led by Achieving the Dream to enable community colleges to replace commercial instructional materials with open educational resources (OER) for courses necessary to complete a degree. SRI will examine the academic and economic impacts and...
A new oral version of a known chelating agent can defend against mass radiation exposure in a terrorist attack.
Conventional tests often fail to measure what is most important in student learning. Since 2001, SRI has been measuring important knowledge, skills, and abilities in science.
Partnering to Advance Therapy for Radiation Exposure
Partnering to Rapidly Advance ZMapp® for Ebola Treatment
SRI’s vision-based systems enable safe operations of moving unmanned ground vehicles around stationary and moving people in urban or cluttered environments.
SRI is developing a system to manage a person's heating and cooling individually, saving energy by not overheating or overcooling areas within a building where the person is not present.
SRI documented the processes, accomplishments, challenges, and solutions of four states implementing KEAs and to share results with federal and state policymakers.
From raw sample to molecular results in minutes: The Sentinel Nucleic Acid Analysis System offers portable, real-time diagnosis of health conditions.
SRI is providing high-quality assessments of the Exploring Computer Science program.
SRI is developing a decision support tool to help analysts forecast and understand the plausible effects of actions taken within complex socio-cultural environments.
SRI analyzed this program that offers resources for high school students to prepare for and succeed in college.
SRI is conducting an efficacy study on the benefits of a new middle school science curriculum with more than 3,000 sixth grade students across 42 middle schools.
SRI, Stanford University, and PARC co-developed an intelligent system for answering English questions about HIV treatment.
Disruptions in Earth's ionosphere from solar activity can cause communications blackouts, negatively affecting GPS and radio signals. SRI’s revolutionary small satellites offer a novel way to monitor such conditions.
SRI is developing technologies that could significantly improve tomographic medical imaging for cancer treatment and research.
REL Appalachia works in partnership with school districts, state departments of education, and other education stakeholders in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia to develop high-quality research and to use and disseminate research findings to improve student outcomes.
SRI has developed a novel approach to safely and efficiently render harmless weapons and ammunition that are no longer needed for military use.
In a program organized by SRI, senior government officials met to discuss and learn ways to collaborate internationally on areas of strategic importance in science and technology.
SRI is conducting a study of Khan Academy to understand how math teachers are using the online resource in classrooms to improve instruction and student learning.
SRI is supporting the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation in maximizing the impact of its educational portfolio.
If K-12 teachers had their own budgets for purchasing digital courseware, what changes would occur in the educational technology marketplace?
A collaborative study of California state policies that frame the first two years of a teacher’s career to better understand how these policies actually work.
SRI Education will provide much-needed information on what it takes to support home visiting programs and staff so they can provide the most effective services possible to children and families.
SRI is improving the robustness of speech processing technologies and transitioning them to government partners for use in highly noisy operational audio conditions.
SRI International is developing a system that delivers affordable, accurate iris recognition of moving subjects at a distance.
To support more effective cessation treatments, SRI researchers are exploring how nicotinic receptors affect brain activity in response to smoking.
SRI is investigating whether the nicotine in tobacco smoke may be useful in meeting the urgent need to manage Parkinson’s disease.
This project could advance drug abuse prevention and intervention research by identifying Genetic x Environment (GxE) interactions, which may help explain the development of nicotine dependence. Results may guide development of tailored interventions.
SRI partnered with the Santa Clara County Office of Education on its Preschool Development Grants–Preschool Pay for Success Feasibility Pilot grant to study using a Pay for Success (PFS) model to initiate and/or expand a high-quality preschool program intended to improve learning outcomes for the...
To advance understanding of how to improve students’ learning of algebra and key science, technology, engineering, and mathematics topics, SRI conducted rigorous large-scale research in schools in Texas and Florida.
SRI develops graphical user interfaces to help non-expert end users set up high-resolution nested wave and circulation models for ocean forecasting.
SRI conducted research to answer important questions about children in Head Start programs with the highest risk for poor health, developmental, and school readiness outcomes.
The SAVE framework supports training in virtual environments through automated assessment of learner performance and tools for content authoring.
To meet an important military challenge, SRI is designing a sensor system that can disappear on command.
Sleep complaints are common during the transition to menopause, yet we have little understanding of what drives this increase in sleep disturbance and how best to treat it. SRI researchers are investigating sleep quality in women who have begun to go through menopause.
Through a broad range of services for the National Institutes of Health, SRI is accelerating preclinical development of potential therapies for diseases that affect millions of people.
SRI is developing a customized CMOS imager for the Solar Orbiter spacecraft that will allow scientists to study the sun from a closer distance than any previous mission.
SRI has developed comprehensive analyses of the global wellness industry.
SRI documented the school experiences of a national sample of students as they moved from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school.
SRI is co-developing a system for cooling water discharge ponds at thermoelectric power plants.
SRI is investigating whether and how students’ speech can be used to determine how well they collaborate during interactive learning activities.
SRI researchers are searching for new molecular targets that allow for discovery of more selective anticancer agents.
In a report for the Nevada State Legislature, SRI evaluated how U.S. states fund higher education and compared them to Nevada's funding approaches.
Through an evaluation of career and technical education programs in Texas, SRI will determine what makes high-quality programs sustainable and scalable.
SRI is identifying programs that support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) master teacher leaders and bringing together various groups and projects to advance the STEM field.
SRI is integrating best practices in technology-supported instructional design and formative assessment to study students’ conceptual understanding of genetics.
SRI has provided extensive research and development support to Texas Instrument’s calculators and educational technologies division.
To determine the optimal focus for the new university, SRI assessed the technology and educational needs and resources of the Kingdom's industry and society.
Shifting federal and local policy to engage at-risk students in their learning, inspiring them to reach beyond high school graduation.
SRI’s in-depth and tailored approach for country analysis allowed ANZSOG to efficiently assess opportunities for international program expansion.
Concerned that too few California public school children have access to high-quality learning opportunities in science, the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd brought together researchers to investigate science education in California.
SRI is evaluating the effectiveness of a school-based intervention program for students who have witnessed or experienced traumatic events.
Findings from an SRI study of early childhood intervention services alerted the state's legislature to a need for changes.
SRI's descriptive study of the Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP), involving approximately 6,000 grantees across the country, will help inform discussions about program reauthorization.
SRI is studying the implementation and early outcomes of a new educator evaluation system in Massachusetts designed to improve educator quality and student achievement.
SRI is studying the implementation and outcomes of one Massachusetts district’s performance-based compensation system funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Teacher Incentive Fund grant.
This work investigated maker-centered learning communities for educators to inform ongoing efforts to support and connect the growing movement of maker educators.
SRI evaluated the impact of an initiative to create more high-quality educational options across Chicago.
This project sought to answer state policymakers’ immediate questions about early implementation of California’s new school finance system, the Local Control Funding Formula.
SRI is analyzing the impact of the Center's efforts to recruit, support, and train effective teachers in Texas.
SRI’s study of the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP), the largest outreach program that the University of California operates to increase college-going opportunities for underserved student populations, included site visits to all 10 EAOP sites and an analysis of EAOP college outcomes relative...
STORE uses Google Earth to help students investigate projected climate changes in their own areas.
SRI examined data on 900 young adults with autism to characterize their school and career choices after high school.
SRI is replacing traditional middle school mathematics units with a set of “peak experiences” that provide a more engaging and meaningful way to interact with the subject.
SRI is developing a method to enable rapid, large-scale response to a bioterrorism threat or an infectious disease epidemic.
SRI's Brown Laboratory is taking multiple approaches to develop effective anti-cancer immunotherapies.
SRI evaluated the impact of teachers’ participation in a professional development intervention to improve teachers’ knowledge, attitudes, and instructional strategies in math across preschool to third grade classrooms.
A series of SRI reports for policymakers about California’s teacher workforce has been credited with increasing investments in teacher development and improving workforce quality.
SRI Education is investigating the role and efficacy of online learning technologies targeting basic literacy and math outcomes for low-skilled adults enrolled in adult basic education programs.
Spectral emission studies reveal meteorites’ contribution to airglow.
SRI is studying the integration of computer science and mathematics concepts in a middle school course, with a goal to explain students' learning of four concepts that are part of both disciplines.
This project used a cross-disciplinary approach to help middle school students become data-literate.
For the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), SRI performs preclinical safety and pharmacokinetics studies for brain imaging agents and drugs to treat mental illnesses.
SRI is developing an advanced system that would quickly help detect APTs and other increasingly sophisticated attacks.
SRI is developing a prototype system to automatically detect and track multiple individuals in a crowd.
With SRI as lead integrator, DARPA collaborators demonstrated how a remotely operated trauma pod could deliver emergency first-response treatment in the battlefield to stabilize patients for transport.
SRI is analyzing the genetics of smoking and related characteristics, using data from a large-scale National Cancer Institute study on smoking cessation.
SRI sleep researchers are working to discover and develop new treatments for narcoleptic patients.
SRI established the Twin Research Registry as part of its scientific research and efforts to discover more about human behavior. Fraternal and identical twins and multiples of all ages are invited to join the Registry for consideration for research studies.
Using synthetic lethality to ID biomarkers for targeted anti-cancer drugs.
SRI studied twins to gain more clinical insight into physiologic response to powerful opioid painkillers. Study results should help to optimize pain relief and minimize adverse effects.
To help prepare for next-generation pandemics, SRI is partnering with Stanford University to examine vaccination responses.
SRI International uses virtual gaming environments to research online behavior across cultures.
SRI has developed a novel camera device that can detect unusual or excess vibrations in machinery and aircraft.
SRI is evaluating the implementation and impact of Virginia's use of federal funding to increase access to and improve the quality of state-funded preschool in 13 school districts in high-need communities.
SRI’s visual intelligence system could enable a new era in unmanned robotic surveillance.
Vitamin A deficiency causes susceptibility — especially in children — to diarrhea-causing infections, which lead to millions of deaths each year. SRI is developing a probiotic that produces the vitamin.
For this government resource, SRI reviewed research and practice guide development relevant to students with disabilities.
SRI is developing a new film to reduce heat loss through single-pane windows.
Researchers have created a computer game that could transform the problem of proving software correctness.