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OCT

October 2017

Hire dedicated staff

Sciencenter and Cornell staff design and create a dedicated position at Cornell

BroaderImpacts Design (BID) Manager is hired at Cornell and BID duties added to position description at Sciencenter

NOV

November 2017 - Spring 2018

HEI BI Landscape Assessment

   

BID Manager conducted interviews/ and organizational research to establish a comparable baseline for Broader Impacts structures and supports at the local campus level and at other HEI peer institutions nationally

Interviewed faculty that were part of BID to get early feedback on our new BID process

Meetings with Grant and Contract Officers (GCO) and other program administrators at Cornell to discover what they already knew and what they wanted to know about Broader Impacts opportunities and resources.

BID Manager establishes a role as a BI resource/network builder within the Office of Sponsored Program and beyond

DEC

December 2017 - Summer 2018

HEI and ISE co-develop partnership tools

Co-developed internal tools to streamline BID work within partnership/across institutions.

Co-created Google Drive database for shared documentation.

Co-developed tools for National BID projects based on what was successful here.

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR

April 2018

Portal to the Public for early-adopting BID faculty and their labs

   

OSP and Sciencenter staff lead workshops for researchers and their labs; the workshop was integrated into researchers’ undergraduate and graduate-level courses.

MAY

May 2018

OSP Workshop for faculty

   

OSP annual National Science Foundation and NSF CAREER Funding Workshop

BID Manager had very limited involvement in these workshops in year 1, Sciencenter invited to speak on a CAREER panel.

JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP

September 2018

Revisit mapping of the system

   

A better understanding of how this project fits into our institutions.

In-person meetings proved very beneficial, and decided to continue monthly.

Power dynamics emerged in the partnerships; learning to negotiate individual and partner priorities.

BID team views ourselves as experts within the field; ready to share what we’ve learned with our communities.

See opportunities to elevate the quality of BI programs for everyone.

OCT
NOV

November 2018 - December 2018

SE Staff Turnover at Sciencenter

The learning curve for new staff in a BID role, no overlap for training; shared documentation helped create a smooth, fast transition.

Work again to quickly build new relationships within the partnership.

DEC
JAN

January 2019 - June 2019

BID Manager Integrated into variety of Faculty Development Initiatives at Cornell

FEB
MAR

March 2019

BID Manager Integrated into variety of Faculty Development Initiatives at Cornell

   
March 4, 2019

Engaged Cornell workshop

First attempt to co-develop a workshop with another group on campus.

Unsuccessful because we relied on their recruitment and advertising, which resulted in zero PIs attending.

The realization that our team could and should take ownership of these workshops.

March 8, 2019

K-12 Outreach Lunch

Connecting to a potential local BI ecosystem

Assessing the landscape of BI activities within Cornell outreach organizations.

Realization of what we might be able to bring to a broader community.

Showing up so we can be seen as part of the BI community on campus.

March 16, 2019

CAREER BI Identity Workshop

Led by BID Manager with support from ISE. The starting point for many. faculty who now see BID Manager as an important resource.

Sciencenter increased its role as a resource for researchers interested in BI.

March 27, 2019

CAREER Panel

BID Manager more involved in planning, learned from previous year.

BID has seen as an important part of the CAREER workshop.

Sciencenter Director and a PI who worked with us are panelists to highlight the partnership.

APR
MAY

May 28, 2019

SE Portal to the Public Expansion

   

Portal to the Public included with subaward for partners.

Extended invitations to members of other labs to participate.

Realization of expertise in BI for Sciencenter.

JUN
JUL
AUG

August 2019

New Online NSF BI Resources Developed

Tools and resources developed through partnership now available on OSP website for faculty.

Accessible to faculty across campus.

SEP

September 5, 2019

ISE Empowered to Declined BI work

With Researchers that are Not a Good Fit

OCT

October 16, 2019

Community Partner Workshops

Including the broader community in BI projects has resulted in the planning of a series of workshops for informal science institutions.

Pilot workshop planned with a diverse group of community organizations that we have established relationships with to assess the needs of the community.

Conceived and co-developed by BID team members.

We view ourselves as experts within the field who have valuable knowledge and resources that we can share with the community to elevate the quality of BI for everyone.

NOV
DEC
JAN

January 2020 - May 2020

Changes to Cornell’s NSF CAREER Workshop

BID Manager more fully integrated into Faculty Development efforts at OSP, and a new NSF CAREER series is launched which takes place over 6 months and includes a number of campus BI resources and community partners.

FEB
MAR
APR
MAY

May 2020

Community ISE Partnerships & Broader Impacts Forum

   

BID Manager created a new program within NSF CAREER series and over 80 Cornell faculty, and 10 ISE units on campus and in the community participated in a community-wide forum for Broader Impacts Design, Broadening Participation in STEM, Partnership Practices, Evaluation, and Resources.

JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT

October 2020

BID Manager Role Moves toward Institutionalization

BID Manager services and expertise are integrated into OSP Research Concierge program, and OSP Director looks for ways to make the staff position permanent during the COVID pandemic.

A new, temporary position is secured for January 2021. Temporary nature due to COVID uncertainty. The aim is to make the position full-time permanent.

NOV

November 2020 - Januuary 2021

Institutional Broader Impacts Visioning Statement Co-Created

   

A Broader Impacts visioning document is developed by OSP and Cornell’s OEI Office of Engagement Initiatives) to support a larger campus-wide initiative for faculty development in broader impact activities.

OSP an OEI leaderships are in conversation to jointly develop infrastructure and a new BID Manager position, to serve both campus units (and potentially be jointly supported) by Vice Provost for Research and Vice Provost for Engagement and Land Grant Affairs.

DEC
JAN