NABI Develops Broader Impacts Guiding Principles

January 11, 2016

The National Association for Broader Impacts (NABI) Broader Impacts Working Group has developed a guiding document for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) broader impacts (BI) criterion. Released on December 8, 2015, this document exists to assist NSF program managers, proposal reviewers, and review panels in evaluating the BI component of NSF proposals and to assist proposers with developing their broader impact plans.

While it is unclear what the overall impact will be within the NSF, it does offer quality questions that proposal writers should use when developing their Broader Impact plans.

Recent Posts

Tips for Better Self-Editing

July 11th

There are not a lot of people who enjoy editing their own work. And, because so often, as writers, we are writing against a deadline, we don’t give… read more

Speaking Outside Your Field: Having an Attitude

June 20th

The first impression at a poster contest, as either the presenter or the listener, is a big deal. Granted, you have a lot of chances to make first… read more

Know Your Sponsor

June 6th

My son and a team of fellow elementary students did an experiment for school to see how much the splash pattern grew when you increased the height… read more