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Institute of Development Studies

Located in Sussex, England, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is an international authority on development. IDS serves as a center for research and education on development and offers conferences and workshops, as well as a host of online information about research and publications. Full-text working and discussion papers are available online, as are several special research reports and...
Engineering Research Center Fact Sheets

Curious about the latest developments in bioengineering, microelectronics, or earthquake hazard reduction? Wondering what type of research your tax dollars support? Then have a look at this recent posting from the National Science Foundation's (NSF's) Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Program which supports university research in partnership with industry. Here, users can access project...
The Franklin Institute Online

The Franklin Institute was founded in 1824 by a group of Philadelphians in order to train artisans and mechanics in the fundamentals of science, but has since transformed itself into a science museum and research institute that also awards the Franklin Institute and Bower Awards annually. The Institute's Web site contains a host of information on their current and upcoming exhibits, which include...
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

Organized by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) is charged with “initiating, developing and coordinating high quality international scientific research in the Antarctic region”. Given their mission, first-time users will not be surprised to find a number of high-quality resources in their publications area, including complete runs of...
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies [pdf[

Named after one of the 20th century's great physicists, the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies "conducts advanced basic research on the governance of modern societies.� With a team of researchers working on a wide range of topics, the Institute's home is in Cologne, and they have formal research agreements with the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the Amsterdam...
The Center for Media and Public Affairs

Founded in 1985, the Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) is "a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media." The primary goal of the CMPA is "to provide an empirical basis for ongoing debates over media fairness and impact through well-documented, timely, and readable studies of media content." On their homepage,...