This is a collection of centers and institutions dedicated to research and study.
Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities.
The Smithsonian Institution offers a wealth of information, resources and training opportunities. Our investigations unfold at research centers, field sites, and museums in the United States and around the globe. Whatever the discipline may be, we have experts who are eager to share knowledge and collaborate.
RESEARCH CENTERS AND PROGRAMS
The Smithsonian Institution is home to nine research centers and numerous research programs with areas of inquiry spanning the globe and the farthest reaches of the universe.
CENTER FOR STRATEGIC & INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges.
TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
Analyzing how rapid technological change affects all aspects of society, from national security to daily life.
INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC & ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (IPE)
The Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) is a non-profit environmental research organization registered and based in Beijing, China. Since its establishment in June 2006, IPE has dedicated itself to collecting, collating and analyzing government and corporate environmental information to build a database of environmental information. IPE’s two platforms – the Blue Map website and the Blue Map app – integrate environmental data to serve green procurement, green finance and government environmental policymaking, using cooperation between companies, government, NGOs, research organizations and other stakeholders and leveraging the power of a wide range of enterprises to achieve environmental transformation, promote environmental information disclosure and improve environmental governance mechanisms.
KHALED BIN SULTAN LIVING OCEANS FOUNDATION
The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is a non-profit environmental science organization and ocean research foundation established to help preserve, protect and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources through research, education, and outreach.
The Living Oceans Foundation is dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the living oceans. Our education department furthers that mission by creating awareness about the threats to coral reefs as well as the pertinent research our scientists are conducting throughout the world’s oceans.
SCIENCE WITHOUT BORDERS® CHALLENGE
Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation’s Science without Borders® Challenge is an international art competition that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources.
NATIONAL STUDENT CLEARINGHOUSE
We are a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization and the leading provider of educational reporting, data exchange, verification, and research services.
NATIONAL STUDENT CLEARINGHOUSE® RESEARCH CENTER™
The National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ is the research arm of the National Student Clearinghouse. The Research Center works with higher education institutions, states, districts, high schools, and educational organizations to better inform practitioners and policymakers about student educational pathways. Through accurate longitudinal data outcomes reporting, the Research Center enables better educational policy decisions leading to improved student outcomes.
HIGHSCOPE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION
HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization with headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Our focus is on early childhood education and the professional development of those that are in the field.
ACT is an independent, nonprofit organization that provides assessment, research, information, and program management services in the broad areas of education and workforce development.
ACT NATIONAL CURRICULUM SURVEY® 2016
The ACT National Curriculum Survey® is a one-of-a-kind nationwide survey of educational practices and college and career readiness expectations conducted by ACT every few years.
ACT surveys thousands of K–12 teachers and college instructors in English/writing, mathematics, reading, and science—and, for the first time in 2016, a national cross-section of workforce supervisors and employees—for the purpose of determining which skills and knowledge in these subjects are currently being taught at each grade level and which skills and knowledge are currently considered essential for college and career readiness.
COUNCIL ON LIBRARY AND INFORMATION RESOURCES
The Council on Library and Information Resources is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.
NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS OF CHINA
As an agency directly under the State Council, the National Bureau of Statistics is in charge of statistics and economic accounting in China.
BABSON SURVEY RESEARCH GROUP (BSRG)
The Babson Survey Research Group (BSRG) is a survey design, implementation, and analysis organization.
The Wilson Center seeks to be the leading institution for in-depth research and dialogue to inform actionable ideas on global issues.
KISSINGER INSTITUTE ON CHINA AND THE UNITED STATES
The mission of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is to ensure that informed engagement remains the cornerstone of U.S.-China relations.
CIDAC es un think tank independiente, sin fines de lucro, que realiza investigaciones y presenta propuestas viables para el desarrollo de México en el mediano y largo plazo.
The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit operating foundation rooted in the American tradition of cooperative research. Kettering’s primary research question is, what does it take to make democracy work as it should? Kettering’s research is distinctive because it is conducted from the perspective of citizens and focuses on what people can do collectively to address problems affecting their lives, their communities, and their nation.
UNION OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
The Union of International Associations (UIA) is a research institute and documentation centre, based in Brussels. It was founded over one hundred years ago, in 1907, by Henri La Fontaine (Nobel Peace Prize laureate of 1913), and Paul Otlet, a founding father of what is now called information science.
Non-profit, apolitical, independent, and non-governmental in nature, the UIA has been a pioneer in the research, monitoring and provision of information on international organizations, international associations and their global challenges since 1907.
The UIA has consultative status with ECOSOC and associate status with UNESCO.
ASOCIACIÓN DE INVESTIGADORES EN ESALUD (AIES)
AIES es una asociación sin ánimo de lucro, encaminada al impulso y la divulgación de la eSalud tanto en España como en América Latina. AIES está formada por miembros de distintos ámbitos de la Salud, la Comunicación y la Tecnología.
LEARNING POLICY INSTITUTE
The Learning Policy Institute conducts and communicates independent, high-quality research to improve education policy and practice. Working with policymakers, researchers, educators, community groups, and others, the Institute seeks to advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable learning for each and every child.
UNDERSTANDING TEACHER SHORTAGES
A State-by-State Analysis of the Factors Influencing Teacher Supply, Demand, and Equity.