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  • MIDS

    Master in Interdisciplinary Data Science (MIDS)

    MIDS is home for creative problem-solvers who want to use data strategically to advance society. We are cultivating a new type of quantitative thought leader who uses disruptive computational strategies to generate innovation and new insights.

  • EHD Bass Connections

    Education and Human Development Bass Connections Theme

    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.

  • Incubating Projects

    Incubating Projects

    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.

  • Affiliates


    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.

  • Survey Design

    Survey Design

    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.

  • Network Analysis

    Network Analysis

    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.

  • Experiments


    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.

  • Sensitive Data

    Sensitive Data

    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

    SSRI helps you grow

    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.


  • Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

    Mon, Nov. 5, 7:30-9:00 pm at the Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center. Our own Aria Chernik is in the film and will be on a panel after the screening.

  • Adjunct Teaching Position in Data Science

    The Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) and the Department of Computer Science at Duke University are jointly seeking applicants for an adjunct teaching position (non-tenure).

  • World Cup Matches Coming to SSRI

    The Social Science Research Institute is excited to share all the World Cup matches with you on the big screen in the Connection on the 2nd floor of Gross Hall.

  • Rappeling for a Reason

    Megh Freeland, SSRI’s intrepid human resources manager, will rappel down the side of the 15-story Capital Bank Plaza building in downtown Raleigh as part of Kidznotes fundraiser.

  • Energy Data Analytics Lab Announces PhD Student Fellows

    The Duke Energy Data Analytics Lab, a collaboration between multiple Interdisciplinary Institutes at Duke including SSRI, is excited to announce its inaugural group of Ph.D. Fellows.


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140 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27708


Erwin Mill Building
2024 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27705

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