Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research

Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research

Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt; Barr, Kelli R. & Frodeman, Robert
Description: This article discusses a recent workshop on Transformative Research held at the headquarters of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Science: For Science's or Society's Sake? Owning the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion

Science: For Science's or Society's Sake? Owning the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion

Date: March 1, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Description: Article describing changes in the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) merit review criteria. The authors argue that scientists are more likely to preserve their autonomy by embracing - or 'owning' - the new Broader Impacts Criterion rather than resisting it.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Accountable Science: The COMPETES Act Needs to Demonstrate an Accountability Attitude

Accountable Science: The COMPETES Act Needs to Demonstrate an Accountability Attitude

Date: September 16, 2010
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt
Description: Article on the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) Broader Impacts Merit Review Criterion in relation to the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences