LIFELAB 101 Summer 2019 Digital

2019 HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION PROGRAM KEY DATES & ACTIVITIES We are committed to inspiring the next generation of medical researchers. For more information on the Education Program visit the website or make contact directly with our Education Coordinators: . The Day in the life of a scientist program is a one-day hands on experience for Year 10, 11 and 12 students considering science as a career path. Students will conduct experiments with scientific equipment in the education lab, tour the medical research institute and have the opportunity to meet a scientist. This opportunity is open to senior classes from any high school or secondary college, and operate all year round. Further information, including booking applications, can be found here: DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SCIENTIST This free one-day interactive program allows students to hear about the latest medical research discoveries, tour state-of-the-art laboratories and investigate careers in science. Lectures are held in the auditorium at QIMR Berghofer. We offer four Lecture Series dates in 2019: • 1 May • 2 May • 23 July • 24 July HIGH SCHOOL LECTURE SERIES This is the ultimate experience for dedicated senior year 11 and 12 science students. Immerse yourself on this 3-day work experience program, offering introductory laboratory training in our purpose-built Education Lab, followed by placement in one of our working research labs. We encourage you to apply with another student from the same school where possible, as you will be working in pairs in the laboratory. Spaces are highly revered and students are encouraged to apply online. Applications open 4 February and close 1 March 2019. We offer three Work Experience sessions in 2019: • 13 – 15 May • 1 – 3 July • 30 September – 2 October LABORATORY WORK EXPERIENCE Senior secondary school teachers can experience medical research first-hand at QIMR Berghofer in our Teacher Professional Development Workshop. This one day program empowers teachers to conduct hands-on genetics and microbiology activities in their classrooms. Held in our state-of-the-art education laboratory, the workshop aligns with the Australian Curriculum for Science and the new QLD Senior Biology Syllabus. For further enquires contact our education coordinators at We offer two Teacher Professional Development Workshops in 2019: • 21 October 2019 • 29 November 2019 TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT