Through our proven model, we translate the academic research of Rhode Island scholars into accessible insights that support public policy decisions and provide data and evidence for state leaders and community organizations.

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Types of Research

Core Insights

  • Responds to questions of Policy Leaders with research projects that closely align with state priorities
  • Provides implications for challenging state issues

Context Insights

  • Explores the questions of Policy Leaders by providing a unique academic perspective to the research project 
  • Provides context for challenging state issues 

Resource Insights

  • Shares compelling, existing research that has important implications for Rhode Island 
  • Expands the Resource Network and strengthens our scholar knowledge base

Community Initiatives

  • Research questions originate from community organizations 
  • Provides data and evidence for challenging state and community issues