Social science faculty at Brown can seek support from the SSRI to aid with external award submissions and post-award processes as well as award-related travel arrangements and event planning in addition to other administrative services.

Six (6): The number of months it takes to develop a competitive grant proposal. Know your deadlines and start early!

Currently planned services offered through the SSRI include the following:

Administrative Services 

  • Financial and clerical services
  • Travel coordination and reimbursements
  • Visitor coordination (paperwork, housing, etc.)

Compliance and data management 

  • Data plans
  • IRB
  • Manuscript deposits
  • NIH/NSF public access policy and compliance

Grant administration

  • Budget consultation and preparation
  • Financial reporting
  • Personnel and human resources
  • Pre- and post-award services 

Programming services

  • Data and data set management
  • Non-spatial programming services
  • Programming and file preparation
  • Statistical consultation 

Additional University Resources

For more information regarding grant proposals and submissions, administrative, compliance, and programming services, contact the SSRI's administrative and financial coordinator, Karen Ball.