New special report highlights NSF-funded broader impacts

broader impacts improving society special report Each year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) receives about 50,000 proposals for research funding in all fields of science and engineering from all corners of the country. NSF distinguishes among the proposals through a competitive review process built on two criteria: intellectual merit and broader impacts--will the research advance knowledge and will it benefit society?Today, NSF released a special report to showcase ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=133319&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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