Virtual Research Group Paper

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In a joint effort with Prof. Marissa Tousley of Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, the HMNL reported results of the past several years of Virtual Research Group (VRG) pilots conducted at Rose Hulman and the New Jersey Governor's School for Engineering and Technology. These modules use a mix of real data from literature and simulated data to create a simulated experience of being in a research group that requires only minimal educational resources. The results showed that, among other findings, students found the VRG to be as enjoyable as conventional in-lab research experiences. You can read the paper in the Journal of Chemical Education or the coverage on the MAE website.