Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC) is a set of educational programs that connect knowledge partners – college and university professors and professionals in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) – with Canadian students in elementary and secondary schools for real-time, interactive learning opportunities.

New this Fall: PIR Live Event! PIR Live Events take expert-to-classroom connections and make them available to classrooms across Canada with a live stream online!

In this VROC program, knowledge partners (Experts) and students interact in real time via videoconference. Teachers find the appropriate Expert to contact using ExpertBook, VROC’s searchable online database. More…

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ExpertBook is our database of Expert biographies and areas of specialization. Participating teachers can search this database – by topic, institution, or name. There are over 330 experts in ExpertBook, from institutions across Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia.