Holiday Science Experience

Looking to get a taste of what it’s like working in a medical research laboratory? QIMR Berghofer host a one day science experience program during the school holidays each year. Students can undertake a day of training in practical skills related to genetics, infectious disease or blood biology in our purpose built education laboratory facilities.

The program is open to Queensland high school students in years 10, 11 or 12 and is free to attend.


  • Monday 12 April, 2021
  • Tuesday 13 April, 2021
  • Thursday 1 July, 2021
  • Thursday 23 September, 2021
  • Tuesday 7 December, 2021
  • Thursday 9 December, 2021


Please complete the form below to submit an expression of interest in the program. We will then contact you directly with further information on availability and program details.

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To find out more about this program, contact our Education Coordinators.

Education Coordinators
Dr Liam St Pierre
(Mon-Wed) T (07) 3362 0307
Dr Rowena Long (Mon & Thu) T (07) 3362 0453