Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI) is a private research firm located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina specializing in work related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.

Incorporated in 1987, HRI’s expertise encompasses diverse areas such as:

  • Research
  • Evaluation
  • Technical assistance and information synthesis/dissemination

Featured Projects

Check out some of our current projects.

Collaborators and CLIENTS

HRI’s clients and collaborators represent diverse sectors.

  • ASSET Inc.
  • Boston Museum of Science
  • Burroughs Welcome Fund
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
  • Math for America
Professional Organizations:
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Geological Institute
  • Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics
  • Council of Chief State School Officers
  • Council of State Science Supervisors
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • National Science Teaching Association
Research and Development Organizations:
  • Abt Associates, Inc.
  • BSCS Science Learning
  • Education Development Center
  • National Center for Improving Science Education
  • RTI International
  • TERC
  • WestEd
  • Westat, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Center for Education Research
  • Alabama A&M University
  • Boston University
  • Harvard University
  • Michigan State University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northwestern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Western Washington University

HRI is committed to social justice.

We unequivocally denounce racism, oppression, and bigotry in all forms. HRI employees regularly engage in conversations about racism, bigotry, and systems that unfairly advantage some over others.

HRI’s goal is to empower employees to enact change that will

  1. counteract bigotry and injustice,
  2. promote the dismantling of systems of oppression, and
  3. move toward equitable outcomes for all.
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