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Centers and Institutes at ILR

The workplace is a source of unlimited research and programmatic opportunities. At ILR, we have chosen a variety of themes related to work and employment upon which to build study, training, education, and practice-oriented initiatives. These activities are facilitated by the centers and institutes highlighted here.

 

Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS)

CAHRS

The world's leading human resource partnership between industry and academia, and a unique network of corporate partners from the world's top companies. ILR's top HR faculty work directly with partners and share new research and applications to create excellence in human resources.
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Cornell Higher Education Research Institute (CHERI)

CHERI

Facilitates interdisciplinary research on higher education, working with faculty and administrators from Cornell colleges and around the world. The institute's current research interests include the financial challenges facing higher education and reducing inequality in access to higher education.
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Employment and Disability Institute (EDI)

EDI

Advances policies and practices to enhance opportunities for people with disabilities and ensure their full inclusion in the workplace and in communities. EDI is a leading source of research and information on employment and disability for employers, lawmakers, federal and state agencies, and service providers.
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Global Labor Institute (GLI)

GLI

The Institute provides a unique venue for unions to work together to strengthen labor's response to the challenges posed by globalization.
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Institute for Compensation Studies (ICS)

ICS

Interdisciplinary center focused on research, teaching and communicating about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work. ICS provides publications, programs and expert insight to inform and advance practitioner decision making and promote public discourse on compensation issues.
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Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS)

IWS

Established to help strengthen ILR's presence in New York City, with an emphasis on the value of academic/practitioner collaboration. The institute's seminars, electronic news service and other activities keep researchers, legislators, policy analysts and workers up-to-date on relevant workplace issues.
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Labor Dynamics Institute (LDI)

LDI

Creates and makes accessible data on the dynamics of labor markets for research networks and statistical agencies. LDI's work informs policymakers, researchers and educators, and includes partnerships with key organizations including the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation.
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Martin and Laurie Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

ICR

The only institute of its kind providing undergraduate and graduate education and interdisciplinary research focused on conflict resolution in the workplace. The institute offers training programs on dispute resolution for practitioners, advocates and professional neutrals, nationwide.
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NYS AFL-CIO/Cornell Union Leadership Institute

ULI

The Institute offers a statewide one-year certificate program jointly sponsored by the NYS AFL-CIO, the national AFL-CIO, and Cornell. Instruction combines seminars, fieldwork, and mentoring, and carries 12 units of college credit. Applicants must be nominated by their union.
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R. Brinkley Smithers Institute for Alcohol-Related Workplace Studies

Smithers Institute

Research institute dedicated to advancing knowledge of alcohol, drug and health issues in the workplace. The Smithers Institute advocates that the workplace is a critical arena for prevention, intervention and treatment of alcohol-related problems..
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Worker Institute at Cornell

Worker Institute

Provides research, education and a forum for public discourse on worker rights and collective representation. The institute promotes innovative thinking to inform policy reform and leads initiatives focusing on strategic leadership: international collective action; equity at work; labor, the environment and sustainable development; and precarious work.
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