From Heather Johnston, OARS, regarding a workshop of interest to those who are considering submission to NSF funding mechanisms:
In response to feedback provided through our February survey on professional development, OARS is pleased to offer a Broader Impacts 101 workshop on Friday, May 4, from 10:00 to 11:15am in 134 King Library (AIS). The workshop will provide a general overview of broader impacts, including:
- The history of the National Science Foundation’s broader impacts (BI) criterion
- Strategies for conceptualizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating BI activities
- Tips for leveraging existing resources to build a “BI identity”
The presenter is Liz Nysson, a member of the steering committee for the National Alliance for Broader Impacts and assistant director of the Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute in Miami University’s College of Engineering and Computing.