News Release 14-079 - Video
A video on merit review explains how NSF determines which research has the greatest potential.
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NSF receives about 50,000 research proposals every year. The Foundation's mission is to promote the progress of science, but it's able to support only a fraction of the proposed research with its limited resources. This video briefly explains how NSF determines which research has the greatest potential--which would be the most fruitful investment of taxpayer dollars and best align with the Foundation's mission to promote the progress of science.