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EHR Core Research (ECR) Program Office Hours and Recorded Proposal Preparation Webinar

Encouraging MSI Faculty to consider doing Fundamental STEM Education Research

July 20, 2021 2:00 PM  to 
August 26, 2021 5:00 PM

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Fundamental STEM education research - curiosity-driven basic research and use-inspired basic research - that contributes to the general, explanatory knowledge that underlies STEM education in one or more of the three research areas: Research on STEM Learning and Learning EnvironmentsResearch on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development.  MSI faculty are well positioned to add to the knowledge base in all of these research areas and are encouraged to consider submitting to the ECR program.

ECR proposals are due October 7, 2021 (and annually after that)

EHR Core Research (ECR) and SBE Build & Broaden Programs Office Hours
Program Officers will be available to answer questions from 2pm to 5pm EST.  There is no need to register, just click the zoom link when you are ready to talk with a program officer.

Use the passcode: 097815

Office Hour Dates (all 2pm to 5pm EST and use the same link)

July 20

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August 26


Recorded Webinar Encouraging Fundamental STEM Education Research proposals from Minority-Serving Institution Faculty: (passcode: 2D*svzzF)

The general ECR program webinar is ~30 minutes and has additional details on the review process and proposal components

Not that you always need to review the ECR program solicitation for the official guidance on preparing proposals.


Meeting Type

Chrystal Smith, (703) 292-4342, email:
Toya Frank, (703) 292-2255, email:
Jessie A. Dearo, (703) 292-5350, email:

NSF Related Organizations
Directorate for Education and Human Resources
Division of Graduate Education
Division of Undergraduate Education
Division of Human Resource Development
Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings

Related Programs
EHR Core Research
EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research
Build and Broaden 2.0: Enhancing Social, Behavioral and Economic Science Research and Capacity at Minority-Serving Institutions

Public Attachments
Presentation Encouraging MSI faculty to do STEM Education Research - July 8