Broader impacts 101

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.
Register today!