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Opportunity for Public Comment: NSB/NSF Seeks Input on Proposed Merit Review Criteria Revision and Principles
Lewis-Burke Associates LLC – June 14, 2011
Over the past year, the National Science Board’s (NSB) Merit Review Task Force did a careful review of the National Science Foundation’s two merit review criteria (Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts). Substantive input from a wide variety of stakeholder groups helped guide the work of the Task Force, which recently proposed maintaining the two criteria, but revising the text to clarify the intent of the criteria and how they are to be used during the review process.
The NSF and NSB are now interested in getting feedback on the revised criteria and the underlying principles upon which they are based. On June 14, the NSF an NSB made a joint announcement seeking input on the NSB Task Force on Merit Review’s proposed revisions to NSF’s merit review criteria, which includes intellectual merit and broader impacts, for reviewers to consider when evaluating proposals, and have issued a joint Dear Colleague Letter requesting such input. The Task Force has been working since March 2010 to review the criteria, collecting input over the last year from NSF staff, Advisory Committees, and external stakeholders. Read the rest of this entry »