Investment

NSF Letter Frames Concept of ‘Broader Impact’
Impact
March 23, 2021

NSF Letter Frames Concept of ‘Broader Impact’

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Senate Appropriations Panel Submits Budget for Science Agency
Investment
November 11, 2020

Senate Appropriations Panel Submits Budget for Science Agency

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Testing-the-Waters Policy With Hypothetical Investment: Evidence From Equity Crowdfunding
News
September 9, 2020

Testing-the-Waters Policy With Hypothetical Investment: Evidence From Equity Crowdfunding

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House Appropriations Panel Aims to Increase NSF Budget
Investment
July 16, 2020

House Appropriations Panel Aims to Increase NSF Budget

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Minerva Initiative Seems Likely to Avoid Untimely Death

Minerva Initiative Seems Likely to Avoid Untimely Death

In early February, the proposed U.S. government budget for the 2021 fiscal year featured sizable funding cuts to many federally funded social […]

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Compendium of Research Funders’ Impact Requirements

Compendium of Research Funders’ Impact Requirements

Editor’s Note: This resource will evolve over time. If you’ve seen impact-related language on a grant application and would like to share, […]

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Congress Seeks Immediate Research Ideas for Stimulus Legislation

Congress Seeks Immediate Research Ideas for Stimulus Legislation

mmittee of the U.S. House of Representatives wants to make sure that all sciences continue to play a role in fighting the coronavirus, and asks for ideas on how the next economic stimulus package in the United States can support research.

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Ken Prewitt Wants to Retrofit The Social Sciences

Ken Prewitt Wants to Retrofit The Social Sciences

“In a world facing many complex, formidable problems,” Kenneth Prewitt asks, “how can the social sciences become a decisive force for human […]

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NYU’s Social Science for Impact Forum

NYU’s Social Science for Impact Forum

Each year, NYU researchers analyze New York State Medicaid, New York City Department of Education, and New York City subsidized housing data to discover new patterns of family experiences and outcomes and inform new approaches to fighting poverty, reducing inequality, and expanding opportunity in our communities.

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Publishing More and Achieving Less

Publishing More and Achieving Less

Do sociology graduate students need to publish more today than they did a generation ago to get a faculty position? Do assistant professors need to publish more to get tenure?

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White House Budget Would Reduce NSF, Kill Minerva

White House Budget Would Reduce NSF, Kill Minerva

Although the budgets released by the administration of U.S President Donald Trump have been seen more as gestures than serious spending plans, […]

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Coherence Front to Back Key to Usable Impact Statements

Coherence Front to Back Key to Usable Impact Statements

UK Research and Innovation, Britain’s main research funding body, is scrapping separate impact sections from all grant applications. Paul Benneworth and Julia Olmos Peñuela argue how impact statements can produce meaningful statements of the potential future impact of research and set out a framework for assessing these claims.

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