January 15, 2017 - 9:00 am
January 20, 2017 - 5:00 pm
AddressUniversity of Canterbury, Christchurch OR Massey University, Palmerston North View map
Discover your Future
To apply for the DiscoveryCamp 2017 please click here.
The DiscoveryCamp – Te Tohu Huraina
is a programme designed for year 12 or 13 Māori and Pasifika secondary pupils, with a demonstrated interest in science. DiscoveryCamp provides these students with a unique opportunity to work with our partners and scientists in research laboratories; with post graduate students providing day-to-day mentoring.
This event is intended to nurture students’ interest in science, expose them to possible career options and encourage them to enrol in a science degree programme at tertiary level. While academic achievement is important for the selection process, so too are personal goals and teacher references.
- One week residential programme incorporating laboratory experience and social activities (five participants per programme)
- Open to Year 12 and Year 13 Māori & Pasifika students with a demonstrated interest in science
- 15 – 20 January 2017 at either University of Canterbury, Christchurch OR Massey University, Palmerston North (Two programmes to choose from)
- It’s free! All flights, accommodation and meals are included in the programme
“My time at The MacDiarmid Institute was a very educational, enjoyable and worthwhile. I gained numerous skills that I will benefit from in my final year at college and also future studies at University. The hard work was absolutely worth it. I had the most wonderful experience in the labs and have found the inspiration to carry on with science in my tertiary education.” – Danielle Sword, DiscoveryCamp
January 2015 compliation of high-speed photography by MacDiarmid Institute DiscoveryCamp students Vaihola Mausa and Andrew Fatiolofa.
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