How Much Broader Impact?
Link submited on July 30, 2011 07:00 by Admin Admin
Author: Megan Scudellari
Source: The Scientist
Interest: Some scientists are not pleased with proposed new “broader impact” requirements that may be added to the National Science Foundation’s grant review process. At a hearing on Tuesday (July 26) before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, scientists debated the proposed new criteria, which include nine “national goals” that NSF projects should “collectively” advance, including increased economic competitiveness and improved K-12 science education.