Category Archives: evaluation

Synthesis Centers Provide the ‘Special Sauce’

Synthesis centers like NIMBioS provide the special sauce that make the research magic happen. But you already knew that, didn’t you, dear reader? A new paper published this week in BioScience argues that synthesis centers provide the critical research infrastructure … Continue reading

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Major Accomplishments: The 9th Annual Report, NIMBioS Edition

NIMBioS’ 9th annual reporting period to the National Science Foundation, which largely funds the institute, recently concluded, and the 220-page report has been submitted to NSF.  NSF requires its funded institutes to dig into the details as to the number of … Continue reading

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Blackwell-Tapia Conference Makes the Grade

The final report of the ninth annual Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony, held Oct. 28-29, is out and feedback from the participant feedback shows that by all measures the conference was a success. NIMBioS was the lead organizing institute, along with … Continue reading

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Now Showing: Program Evaluation 101

As a part of the NIMBioS-NISER partnership, we are pleased to present Program Evaluation 101, a previously recorded webinar on the basic concepts of multi-scale program evaluation for STEM education. The goal of the webinar is to introduce the key concepts … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Evaluation Services Now Available

NIMBioS is pleased to now offer its considerable experience and expertise in providing external evaluation services to the STEM research and education sector, with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary programs. Under the guidance of Pamela Bishop (Ph.D., Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement), … Continue reading

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