Think of us as the soil that helps your project grow. We have a full range of services for your project to reach full bloom: grants, project management, data, workshops, consulting, web services and more.
EHDi fosters research collaboration, supports real-world engagement, and builds innovation in education and learning. The goal is to improve the lives of children and youth, and the institutions within which they develop and learn.
The EHD Bass Connections Theme sees "education" not just as formal K-12 schooling, but also as learning via families and social channels. The theme sees "human development" as encompassing valued life outcomes across ages including health, social and familial connections, happiness, income, and employment.
The Food Working Group creates a central hub for food research on campus to discuss research in areas such as food policy, clinical approaches to obesity, civic ecology, and food safety.
We want to connect social scientists more closely to data and expertise in the medical field. Our aim is to contribute to the building of a larger interdisciplinary community that can combine expertise in medicine, social science and data analytics.
Our goal is to help grow and support the development of projects and programs (large and small), that strategically enhance research excellence. We will not just coordinate, but incubate, encouraging new research projects and collaboration.
Our affiliates play a vital role in the success of our institute. Current research interests and projects include: how people behave in the marketplace; why a special preschool program can help struggling children get ready for kindergarten; how manufacturers adopt energy-efficiency improvements in their operations and supply chains; how to help young minority faculty find their place in academia.
The Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology provides high quality data-collection resources to scholars engaged in original survey research and brings together survey researchers in the academic, professional, and commercial sectors.
The Duke Network Analysis Center produces world-class network research that would be difficult to accomplish by investigators working alone. DNAC helps researchers share and develop ideas, facilitates newly funded research, and provides training and technical analysis support.
The Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center (IBRC) is a great resource for conducting research with human subjects - from site licenses for experimental software, free lab spaces for running studies, to active student and community participant databases.
Within the social sciences, it is becoming increasingly common for researchers to work with data sets that contain sensitive/restricted data. We can ease your concerns about protecting the confidentiality of respondent information.
SSRI Initiative on Ethnographic and Mixed Methods expands support for social science research using ethnographic and mixed methods, and integrating such methods into cross-disciplinary research.
Mobile devices are transforming the way that many of us live, learn and conduct research. The Mobile Technology Initiative is a collaborative effort between SSRI and partners around the university to work closely with faculty in the creation of new applications of mobile technologies.
Stress affects our health in so many ways, and parenthood can bring it's own stressful situations. But what is stress doing to baby?
A group of eight students on a Duke-sponsored research visit had front row seats for the political, social and economic drama in Brazil this past summer.
Education is at the heart of SSRI’s mission, and no team better reflects this than the Education, Research and Evaluation team. With a three-pronged focus, the team is stacked with expertise in the social sciences.
A Q&A from that latest issue of GIST Magazine with SSRI Director Tom Nechyba. Hear about the latest events and work happening at SSRI, from the Connection Bar to EHD Bass research teams.
One Bass Connections team has received a grant award to continue their work studying slums in Bangalore, India.
This workshop offers an overview of program evaluation, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of a program. Topics covered will include: when and why to conduct...
This workshop will introduce researchers to the basics of NVivo 11 Pro for Windows, a qualitative data analysis software. Participants will learn strategies for analyzing text-based data in NVivo...
This workshop provides an introduction to conducting survey experiments, including a brief motivation for when and why to use an experiment. The workshop covers common experimental designs, how to...