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  1. Add Limited Subm. subcategories (in Adv Search) or tags specifying Institutional Limit or PI Limit

    Please add Limited Submission subcategories (in Advanced Search) or additional tags specifying "Institutional Limit" or "PI Limit". Many research institutions specifically need to separate opportunities based on this distinction and the current method is very labor-intensive. For clarity, institutional limit refers to language like "no more than # proposals per institution" and PI limit refers to language like "PI may submit no more than #".

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  2. Create a search widget for Profiles to add to websites

    Like funding opportunities has a widget, have a widget available for faculty to search for collaborators that admins can embed into websites.

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  3. Add Belmont Forum opportunities to Pivot

    Belmont Forum has funding opportunities that would be great to include in Pivot. They have current opportunities and have been putting out opportunities since 2012. Check them out here: https://www.belmontforum.org/cras/.

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  4. 1 button access to a proxied, persistent URL for Pivot searches that all users (not just admin) can create and share

    Easily obtain (through 1 click or 1 button) a proxied, persistent/stable URL for a Pivot search that can be shared with others at our institution who sign in via IP authentication. We are looking for an option to share Pivot searches that does NOT require Admin privileges, does NOT require specifying the email addresses of the folks with whom the search will be shared with, and also does NOT require users to create a separate Pivot account to create/share their searches (although they will need to sign in through our university). It is also very important that the provided permalink…

    23 votes
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  5. Please add "Sort by Relevance" as an option for an embedded search

    I think it would be a good idea to have the embedded search appear exactly the same as a saved search so the "Sort by Relevance" option should be implemented

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  6. Allow users to sub-filter curated lists and searches

    Sharing curated lists and searches is helpful, but sometimes they are still too big or broad to be useful for everyone. It would be great if users could further filter them. Right now that does not appear to be possible.

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  7. Curated Search: edit after published

    Once a curated search has been published, Pivot does not allow it to be edited (title or search criteria). It can be unpublished and deleted, but that will affect the html link that appears on our website, or the bookmarks of users. I would like to make changes without disturbing the web-link for these searches.

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  8. Improve phrase searching

    When using quotes, include all terms, including stop words. For example, currently team and research are stop words, making a search for “team science” or “collaborative research” impossible.

    Funding Type: Collaboration or Cooperative Agreement is a good start for this particular topic, but it’s not sensitive enough for our needs. For example, it misses Collaborative Sciences Award (Opp ID 169472), which is tagged only with funding type:Research.

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  9. Share paper opportunities

    We would like to be able to have the same share option for the paper opportunities as we do with the funding opportunities.

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  10. Allow a global message for Limited Submissions

    Allow for a message with a specific note on how Limited Submissions are handled. This would be applied only to opportunities which are tagged as Limited. Currently we manually edit each opportunity which we track internally for our Limited Submissions.

    9 votes
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  11. daily alerts

    I would love to be able to choose to receive my funding alerts on a daily basis rather than a weekly basis. Sometimes the turnaround time for deadlines is so short that a week away is valuable time lost. Thanks! Hilda

    7 votes
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  12. Please allow administrators to share permissions with other administrators to add to their already existing curated lists.

    Please allow administrators to share permissions with other administrators to add to their already existing curated lists. I work with a team of three and each of us are administrators who would like to not only curate our own lists, but have permissions to let other administrators add to or make changes to these lists when necessary. I understand that others that are "users" can see curated lists with no editing rights, but we really want to be able to have other administrators add to our curated lists so this is a "team effort" in curating the best lists for…

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  13. Incorporate machine learning into Advisor Alert algorithm

    It would be wonderful to build a feedback mechanism for the Advisor Alerts system and incorporate machine learning based on that input. For instance, a scholar could get an Advisor Alert email, mark or dismiss opportunities as they see fit and have that data utilized by the system to create better results for the individual researcher.

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  14. Include "Sponsor Type" information in what can be exported in funding results.

    Include "Sponsor Type" information in what can be exported in funding results. We can search by sponsor type but not see what types of sponsors are showing up in the results.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Sponsors/Funding  ·  Admin →
  15. Search criteria should specify the LOI date. If LOI date has past, the proposal dates don't matter!

    If we are able to specify a date range that is specific to the LOI, then we can generate RFAs that the PI is eligible to apply for in that date range. As it is now, when we specify a date range, the results indicate proposal dates that fall w/in that range which are irrelevant if you missed the LOI date.

    2 votes
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  16. Split Citizenship/Residency into two separate Criteria

    For the sake of our many international faculty and students, Citizenship and Residency should be two separate criteria so that Non-Us Citizens do not have to weed through those opps that are tagged as US even though they allow nonUS citizens to apply.

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  17. Usage and Activity report by Person

    It would be useful from an Admin perspective to be able to see a breakdown in the Usage and Activity Sessions report, or Funding Searches report, by users. This would assist us with managing our accounts to those that are actually using the program.

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  18. tracked opportunity deadline reminder

    For tracked and set to active alerts, I would like to be able to set the deadline reminder to 4 months before the deadline. Currently you can only set the deadline reminder up to 3 months before the deadline. Limited competitions that require the institution to hold an internal selection process require more than 3 months to conduct the internal selection process and then submit a well thought through complete proposal,

    3 votes
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  19. Dismiss an opportunity

    It would be great to be able to dismiss an opportunity and have it hidden from view for the future. For example, if I search for limited opportunities for my campus, I get many hits and most are irrelevant. If I search again a week later, I get them all again. I would like to be able to check a box on an opportunity that will hide it from me or delete it from my future searches.

    32 votes
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  20. Automatically remove "Expired" listings from curated lists.

    Currently the only way for an expired listing to be removed from a curated list is for an Admin to sort through the list, find all that have expired, and manually "delete" them. If an opportunity expires and is removed from Pivot it should also automatically be removed from a curated list, or at least an admin should have the option to turn on automatic deletion if desired.

    4 votes
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