Mission and Vision


Anticipate and support the evolving interdisciplinary computational and data needs of Cornell social scientists and economists throughout the entire research process and data lifecycle


CISER will be the leading University-based international expert in the social science arenas of data, metadata, and research computing; providing innovative connections, capacity, and support at all levels of research

Key Audiences

  • Faculty-led research groups
  • Teachers and learners
  • College and university leadership

Three-Year Strategic Plan Planning

We are in the middle of developing a 3-year strategic plan focused on improving existing and expanding new resources to support social science research and learning in areas of data, metadata, and computing. This will include advancements in our data archive, new computing options to expand flexibility, extended support in the secure computing environment, expanded training resources for individuals, classes, and research teams, as well as improved communications about what we are doing and what resources are available.

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