Stanford Research Institute

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The Stanford Research Institute was created in 1946 and was part of Stanford University The institute formally separated from Stanford University in 1970 as a result of student protests about classified, military and counterinsurgency research on campus in the context of the Vietnam war. It became known as SRI International in 1977.


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