Broader Impacts Resource CenterPenn State Eberly College of Science Outreach Office
We will be regularly updating this page, so check back soon!
- Broader Impacts Expectations:
- National Alliance for Broader Impacts (NABI) – Guiding Principles and Questions for Broader Impacts booklet
- Broader Impacts Examples:
- NSF Perspectives on Broader Impacts document (pp. 7-11)
- Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion: Representative Activities
- This page has examples of past or ongoing Broader Impacts activities led by Penn State faculty as part of NSF-funded grants (PSU login required to view link)
- Writing Resources:
- CAREER Grant Proposal Writing Tips (2007) – a series of short “how to/advice” articles written by past CAREER award recipients
- 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.
- 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!
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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!