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NSF Presentation by Cook May 6, 2019

The University of Tennessee Emeritus faculty, Kelsey Cook, gives NSF presentation on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM in Buehler Hall room 511.

Kelsey Cook

Think BIG? NSF’S 10 Big Ideas and the Employment Quartet

The annual Federal appropriations process involves identification of agency priorities concordant with those of Congress and the Administration. Currently, the National Science Foundation has identified “Ten Big Ideas” which guide our new investments in research, infrastructure, and workforce development. While funding of “core research” remains an important NSF priority, the “Ideas” can help guide proposal and career aims for academic scientists, engineers, and students.