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The Social Sciences Research Institute is a research funding entity for Rice social sciences faculty and graduate students. It provides seed funds and other awards to promote cutting-edge research in the social sciences.

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Featured Research

Research Professorships

Rick Wilson
Emotion and Social Behavior »

Collaborative Research Grants

Randi Martin and Michael Beauchamp
Combined Functional Neuroimaging and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studies of Verbal Short-Term Memory »
 

Seed Money Grants

Cymene Howe
Melt:  The Social Life of Ice at the Top of the World »

Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

Kathryn Eliza Williamson
Humanizing Birth in Salvador, Brazil:  An Ethnographic Study of the Rede Cegonha Program »