The Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards Dinner – Invitation Only
Sep
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards Dinner – Invitation Only

Location: Government House

When: Friday 8th of September, 7:00pm – 10pm

Dress: Black Tie / Evening dress

Programme:

Welcome: Dr Russ Ballard as Eureka Trust Chair

Valedictory Speaker: Dr Jacqueline Rowarth CNZM Chief Scientist EPA

Presentation of prizes

Two Teachers awards

Sir Paul Callaghan Highly Commended secondary school student awards sponsored by Opus + Ministry of Education

Sir Paul Callaghan Highly Commended secondary tertiary student awards sponsored by MBIE + Rotary Club of Wellington

The Sir Paul Callaghan Premier award sponsored by Science New Zealand

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Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards National Final - Open to the Public
Sep
8
12:00 PM12:00

Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards National Final - Open to the Public

The National Final of the 2017 Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards will see students from across the country present speeches on how science, technology, engineering and mathematics can increase New Zealand's economic, social and environmental wealth and well-being. 
The final will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person.

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Sponsors and Finalist’s Dinner – Invitation Only
Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Sponsors and Finalist’s Dinner – Invitation Only

Proudly Supported by Massey University and the Parkin Foundation.

Location: James Cook Chancellor Hotel 17th Floor

When: Thursday 7th September, 6:30pm for 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Programme:

Welcome: Peter Lawson

Massey Host Speaker: Manu Lange Graduate Research Student at Rex Bionics and Massey University

Key Note Speaker: Peter Boshier (Chief Ombudsman)

Address to Contestants: Andrew Tang (2017 Sir Paul Callaghan Premier Award Winner)

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Submissions for Virtual Region Close
Jul
21
5:00 PM17:00

Submissions for Virtual Region Close

Please Note: You must also register for the 2017 Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards before submitting your video.

Use the form below to request a link to where you can submit your video for the Virtual Region (The requirements for this video are outlined below)

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Virtual Region Video Standards

Virtual Region Competitions for consideration by the National Finals Selection Panel shall meet the following standards

1. Content Standards

The video shall:

  1. Be a single continuous take which shall include the beginning and end of the contestant’s presentation
  2. Demonstrate by use of at least one wide shot that the presentation is being delivered in front of an audience
  3. Be shot so that the contestant is positioned in such a way that the lighting allows the viewer to see facial expressions 
  4. Avoid positioning the contestant in front of a bright light source such as a window
  5. Include in the frame the screen onto which the contestants supporting slides are being projected
  6. Ensure the contestant is at all times positioned next to the screen so they are included in the frame
  7. Ensure that sound recording is of high quality 
  8. Not be edited in any way other than to include a caption during the first 15 seconds which sets out the contestant’s name, educational institution and subject of their presentation

2. Technical Standards

  1. Video camera or iPhone or quality android phones (acceptable if they are from the last 3 years)
  2. File type MP4, MOV or WAV
  3. HD (1920x1080)
  4. 25 to 30fps
  5. Camera on tripod
  6. Camera no more than 1.2 - 2m from the presenter depending on quality of image
  7. Mic the presenter if possible
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