Broader Impacts Fair & Workshop

Do you need help planning Broader Impacts activities for your NSF proposal?

Broader Impacts Fair & Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 1:00 to 4:00pm
Life Sciences Laboratories Conference Center (S330-340)

All STEM Faculty, Grad Students, and Post-docs invited!

Learn about recent trends in NSF’s expectations for effective Broader Impacts and how to develop a fundable plan. Hear from NSF-funded faculty and their grad students about the exciting Broader Impacts projects they have had success with. Benefit from their insights into the NSF review process!

Panelists:
Jenny Ross, Professor, Physics
Shannon Roberts, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering
Sankaran “Thai” Thayumanavan, Professor of Chemistry and recipient of NSF grant to fund Center for Autonomous Chemistry;  and doctoral candidate Francesca Anson

Schedule:
1:00 -  1:30
   “Building your Broader Impacts Legacy: Making a Difference and Getting Funded”

1:30 – 2:45    Faculty/Mentee Panel - NSF-funded faculty and graduate students

2:45 – 4:00    Broader Impacts Fair - Campus and community organizations and  resources.
                       Refreshments served

3:30 - 4:00     Grad Student CV Mini-workshop - Including Broader Impacts activities on your CV

Contacts: Mary K. Green, Office of Research Development, mkgreen@umass.edu, 545-8641
Heidi Bauer-Clapp, Graduate School Office of Professional Development, hbauerclapp@grad.umass.edu, 545-0669

Presented by the Office of Research Development and the Graduate School Office of Professional Development