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ISR Mission Statement

it is the mission of the institute for scientific research...

To conduct ethical and innovative research in both experimental and theoretical aspects of space physics, the solar-terrestrial environment and space weather

To seek sponsored funding for basic and applied research with thoughtful and well-defined proposals

To provide high-quality and timely publications of our research results

To act in accordance with contract and grant regulations

To maintain timely reports and budgetary control of sponsored funds

To encourage interested and qualified students to become involved in our research projects

To contribute to the education of future scientists around the world

To challenge our staff by promoting ground-breaking ideas  

To take an active role in the Boston College Research Council

To represent Boston College as a world leader in scientific research

Studying the Heavens