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Task Force on Merit Review (MR)

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All National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals, as part of the Merit Review process, are evaluated with respect to two equally important Merit Review Criteria—Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts. The two-criteria system was instituted in 1997, replacing a four-criteria system in place since 1981, in which reviewers had evaluated researcher performance competence, intrinsic merit of the research, utility or relevance of the research, and effect on the infrastructure of science and engineering. more...

Discharged February 6, 2012

Task Force Members
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Co-Chairmen: Dr. John T. Bruer
Dr. Alan I. Leshner
   
Members:   Dr. Douglas D. Randall
Dr. Diane L. Souvaine
Dr. Thomas N. Taylor
   
Consultant:   Dr. Louis J. Lanzerotti
   
NSF Members:   Dr. Timothy L. Killeen
   
Executive Secretary: Dr. Joanne S. Tornow
   

NSBO Liaison:

Ms. Kim Silverman

 

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