of EO in the MRSEC: the impact of a MRSEC’s EO program should be of cardinal importance. Further, MRSEC EO programs have different objectives and therefore should not be evaluated using the same standards as those for research. NSF funds educational research under other programs, and major initiatives should be supported through those programs, with a separate review system.
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"4 Assessment of the Impact of MRSEC Education and Outreach."
The National Science Foundation's Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program: Looking Back, Moving Forward.
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