S4 is one of several initiatives through which Brown University is building new strengths as a research university. Brown has a core group of outstanding faculty who are taking seriously the impacts of spatial relations and contextual effects on social science issues. Through its faculty affiliates and graduate fellows, the mission of S4 is to stimulate and support new work in this emerging interdisciplinary arena.
S4 provides support in planning and executing spatial research. See details.
Spotlight: Applications now being accepting for S4's Summer GIS Institute, to be held May 18-29, 2015.

Call for Submissions: The 3rd Annual S4 Graduate Student Paper Prize
This prize will be given for a graduate student paper that employs spatial analysis/thinking or GIS. The submission deadline is March 31, 2015. Details here.

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