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Frustrations of writing: don't be too smart or too clear...

So, you are writing a proposal, huh? Yeah, you are. Maybe you just submitted your CAREER proposal, or maybe you are writing to Uncle Howie for that big whopper of a carrot on a string. 755 more words

Career

The essential broader impact for all NSF proposals

There is one component of your broader impacts that you should always include. It is crucially important not just for you but for the continuing funding of science. 511 more words

Grant Proposals

Do you know about National Science Foundation Dear Colleague Letters?

While you are struggling with your US National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals, wondering if your preproposal will survive the current round of evaluations, did you know there is a very simple and fast way to get some extra funds? 116 more words

Scientific Meetings

Writing is First

First and foremost I am a writer.  Always have been, always will be.  Even in those jobs where I wasn’t the writer, I lent my writing skills creating policies, procedures, tutorials, etc.   123 more words

Grant Proposals

SUNY New Paltz Funded a Digital Scholarship Center

I’m happy to report that SUNY New Paltz has funded an interdisciplinary digital scholarship center to be housed in the Sojourner Truth Library! My colleague… 253 more words

Can you believe we submitted a fake NSF panel summary?

Just when you should be relaxed and gradually easing back into work from the winter break, NSF preproposals are fast coming due. It is hard to work on them and yet exhilarating to get your ideas down and your best plans for testing them. 839 more words

Grant Proposals

Are there secret standards at funding agencies?

Wouldn’t you be horrified to hear there is a secret standard at your funding agency that you could easily meet, had you been told about it? 137 more words

Grant Proposals