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Project Description: The Big Picture

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. The importance of conceptual framework
a. Identify a conceptual framework
and when visuals are important

2. Broader impacts in depth
Analyze broader impacts: What do you need?
What not? Being realistically impressive
a. Recognize different aspects of
diversity. What does it mean? New
approaches? What works?
b. Plan an evaluation

Friday, February 24, 2017 at 9:00am to 10:20am

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

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Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students


Research & Economic Development, Public Policy Center


research, OVPRED professional development, NSF



Contact Name

Aaron Kline

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