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: 1.Parker VanValkenburgh will give a talk on February 26. See details. 2.On Friday, February 26, S4 will offer an introduction to remote sensing workshop. Remote sensing science observes and captures data for the earth "remotely," and provides valuable information to support social science research. This workshop will explain basic concepts and facilitate applications of remote sensing data. No prerequisite experience is required. Stay tuned for details!
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