Submitting a Proposal to Conduct Research
Useful Information & Important Links
- March 6, 2013, was the proposal deadline for experiments to run July–December 2013.
- Tips for writing a good proposal
- Detailed instructions for submitting a proposal
- Proposals are submitted via the Online Integrated Proposal Tracking System (IPTS)
Before submitting a proposal for a specific instrument, please contact the appropriate instrument scientist to make sure your research is feasible for that instrument. Information about the instruments available during each call is available on the instrument pages.
The Proposal Review Process
All proposals are reviewed and rated for feasibility, safety, and the potential for high-impact science. Submittors are highly encouraged to read the details of the review and ratings process. Users for approved projects must complete access and training requirements prior to beginning experiments.