Broader Impacts Resource Center

Penn State Eberly College of Science Outreach Office




Compiled Resources

We will be regularly updating this page, so check back soon!


  • Broader Impacts Expectations:
  • Broader Impacts Examples:
  • Writing Resources:
  • Youth Policy Resources:
    • Faculty members who would like to host high school students on-site or in their labs must read and complete the paperwork found here. If you have any further questions, please contact Environmental Health and Safety at 814-865-6391 or PSU Youth Programs at 814-865-8785.
  • Assessment:
    • The University of Oklahoma’s Broader Impacts in Research page has further resources about how to evaluate the impact of your Broader Impacts activities
    • The Network for Assessment & Evaluation of the Social Impact of Science (AESIS) is a global network of experts dedicated to measuring and demonstrating the impact of scientific research on our economy, culture and well-being. The goal of the network is to share best practices for developing effective instruments for demonstrating and stimulating societal impact. Check out their website for more information!

Questions? Comments?

Please email us at if you have any questions or suggestions for how we can improve this resource center!  Additionally, we would love to hear if you have Broader Impacts grant or activity examples you would like to share!

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