PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The demand for consistent, professional administrative research support in the social sciences has led to the creation of the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Brown. The activities of the SSRI will formally commence on July 1, 2016, with PSTC Director Andrew Foster assuming the position of director. An email from Provost Richard Locke to Brown faculty states that the new initiative will initially "draw upon the expertise and infrastructure of Brown’s Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC), which has demonstrated excellence as a provider of grant, project, methodological, and data support." Read more.
(Distributed February 24, 2016)