National Science Foundation

Conceptualizing & Assessing Broader Impacts of Research

Along with the review of the intellectual merit of each proposal, the National Science Foundation (NSF) reviews the merit of its broader impacts—the impacts and benefits to society of your proposed research. Each proposal submitted to the NSF must include a section about its intended broader impacts. This workshop is designed to help you submit… Read More »

NSF CAREER Award Panel Q&A

If you’re considering applying for an NSF or other early career award, join this discussion as past recipients discuss the application process and strategies for success. Panelists: Sophia Lunt, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Matthew Hirn, Assistant Professor, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science & Engineering and Department… Read More »

NSF Broader Impacts Workshop

Proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation are evaluated on both intellectual merit and broader impacts (BI)—how the proposed research will benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes. Broader impacts activities show the relevance of the research to the public—and increasingly determine which of multiple excellent proposals get funded. This… Read More »

NSF Research Grants Panel Discussion

Join Michigan State University scholars for a panel discussion on best practices for grant writing and submissions to the National Science Foundation. Moderator: Heidi Smith Parker, MSU grant consultant Laura Dilley, associate professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, professor in the Department of Teacher Education Wiestke Van Osch, assistant professor… Read More »

Journey through the Basics of the NSF Proposal

Whether it’s your first NSF proposal or you have submitted 50, there is something to learn from this basic webinar series. We will walk through the general format together and cover each section from the strategies and techniques of satisfying the expected content in each section. We will try and take the perspective of the… Read More »