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Understanding the National Science Foundation

Dr. George Malanson, Professor in Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, will be conducting a series
of workshops on National Science Foundation procedures and practices aimed at improving success rates of submitted proposals. Having recently completed a NSF rotator position in the Division of Environmental Biology,
Dr. Malanson will share insights regarding NSF procedures and practices from a program officer perspective. This workshop series is designed to engage both researchers and research administrators while providing an indepth understanding of what program officers and proposal reviewers are evaluating when reviewing proposals. Audience: Researchers (Faculty, staff, and graduate students) and research administrators

Covered in this session

1. NSF structure and internal processing

a. Identify who handles your proposal;
what is their job; what happens?
b. Recognize who to contact, why and
when. Timing issues – theirs and

2. Solicitations, dear colleague letters, and
Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures
Guide (PAPPG)

a. Identify what is coming, get your
proposal to the right place (or
b. Recognize where to look for policies
and procedures

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 9:00am to 10:20am

North Hall, 205
20 West Davenport Street, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type



Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students


Research & Economic Development, Public Policy Center


research, OVPRED professional development, NSF



Contact Name

Aaron Kline

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