Presentations from the March 2013 NSF Grants Conference are available

The NSF Grant Conference is designed to provide the most up-to-date information about NSF funding programs, including new policies and procedures for submitting grants. At the March conference, the phrase “Ask Early, Ask Often” was included in many briefings and was used to emphasize the willingness of NSF to engage with researchers. Sessions for each of the NSF directorates provided detailed information about funding priorities and directions. There were other presentations about preparing proposals, merit reviews, guidelines and policy updates, legal issues associated with grant management, international research collaborations, and cross cutting and special interest programs.

Notes about the conference and Conference briefings are available on the RD website.

NSF Webinars to be broadcast April 18 - May 1

NSF has created interactive webinars on proposal strategy, broader impacts, goals, project evaluations, impact and transportability. Those interested in submitting NSF proposals should consider attending. We will broadcast the webinars from the Eyring Science Center Deans Conference Room, N181D

·  S1316 Goals and Expected Outcomes, Thursday, April 18, 2013 (1-3 pm)

·  S1317 Proposal Strategy, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 (11 am -1 pm)

·  S1318 Project Evaluation, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (1-3 pm)

·  S1320 Broader Impacts, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (1-3 pm)

·  S1321 Impact and Transportability, Wednesday, May 1, 2013 (3-5 pm)

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