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Other Broader Impact Resources

Purdue Guidance

Purdue Science K-12 Outreach. Partner for STEM professional development programs for K-12, long-term partnerships with school districts across Indiana, and avenues to engage students in standards-based learning activities.

Purdue Advancing Research Impact in Society (PARIS). Professional development opportunities and one-on-one mentoring for faculty and staff interested in increasing their research impact.

Resources from Professional Organizations and Funded Centers

Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS). Funded by the National Science Foundation to build broader impact capacity and scholarship particularly through an online platform of best practices, resources, and partnering opportunities.

Broader Impacts Wizard. Developed by ARIS and Rutgers University to help research teams develop broader impact statements that address the National Science Foundation Broader Impacts Criterion.

Broader Impacts Guiding Principles and Questions. A breakdown of each of the five criteria the National Science Foundation instructs reviewers to use when reviewing broader impacts of a proposal.

Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). Resource center funded by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) with over 8,000 resources for evidence-based informal STEM learning.

AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology. Provides opportunities and resources for scientists to engage with policymakers and the general public.

American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). Programs and grants for scientists to engage with the public.

BPCnet Resource Portal. Computing Research Association initiative, supported by the National Science Foundation CISE directorate, provides curated resources for diversifying the computing community.

STEM Education Research Literature and Landmark Publications

(Substantiate your gap analysis and best practice initiatives)

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC). Online library of education research and information.

Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Scientific evidence for grounding education best practices, including the What Works Clearinghouse.


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