The Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Young Science Leaders Forum - Invitation only
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

The Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Young Science Leaders Forum - Invitation only

Attendance of This Event is by Invitation Only

Hosts: Dame Patsy Reddy GNZM QSO DStJ and Sir David Gascoigne, KNZM, CBE, CStJ

MC: Dr Russ Ballard

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr Stephen Goldson (AgResearch)
  • Dr William Rolleston (Federated Farmers)
  • Professor Juliet Gerrard (Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor)

The Challenge: “The agriculture Dilemma” Have we got the balance just right and if not, what steps do we need to take to optimise the balance in the future?

View Event →
Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards Dinner - Invitation Only
Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards Dinner - Invitation Only

Attendance of This Event is by Invitation Only

Hosted by Hon Jenny Salesa Associate Minister of Education and Associate Minister of Health

Venue: Wellington Club, The Terrace Wellington

Black Tie 

Speakers:

  • The Hon Jenny Salesa, Building and Construction Minister and Associate Minister of Education
  • Dr Russ Ballard as Eureka Trust Chair
  • Valedictory Speaker: Dr Rebecca Priestley, Associate Professor Science in Society, Science Faculty Office, VUW

Presentation of prizes by The Hon Jenny Salesa assisted by Neakiry Kivi:

  • One Teachers award
  • Sir Paul Callaghan Highly Commended secondary school student awards sponsored by Massey University + Ministry of Education
  • Sir Paul Callaghan Highly Commended tertiary student awards sponsored by MBIE + OPUS
  • The Sir Paul Callaghan Premier award sponsored by Science New Zealand
View Event →
Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards: 2018 National Final - Open to the Public and Live on www.eureka.org.nz
Sep
6
12:00 PM12:00

Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards: 2018 National Final - Open to the Public and Live on www.eureka.org.nz

The National Final is open to the public and will be streamed live on eureka.org.nz

Click Image to Enlarge

The National Final of the 2018 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.

Programme:

  • 12:00pm - Doors Open
  • 12:30pm - Welcome: Marion Cowden
  • Opening Speaker: Richard Gordon, Chief Executive at Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research and Chair of Science NZ
  • 12:50pm - Presentations from tertiary students 
    • Karan Banker, University of Auckland,  “The Future of Medicine: Bioprinting Organs” 
    • Grace Cowley, Otago University, “A Proposal for Geoengineering”
    • George Mander, Otago University, “The Case for Crickets”
    • Marie Potthoff, Massey University, “Dirty Dairy and the Slimy Solution”
    • Charlie Spicer, University of Auckland, “Augmented Reality - Education in the Digital Era”
    • Bronwyn Wilde, Auckland University of, “Food Chain – “Improving Food Safety Using Blockchain Technology”
  • 2.32pm - Presentations from scholarship winners
    • Eira Beverley-Stone, Rangiora New Life School, “Vertical Farming: Food for Thought”
    • Louis Davis, Scotts College, “Tutu, a solution to the feral goat problem”
    • Sophie Mance, Wellington High School, “Nanomedicine: a novel approach to treating non-communicable diseases”
  • 2:53pm - Afternoon tea in the area adjacent to the theatre entrance
  • 3.23pm - Presentations from secondary students
    • Amy Cooper, Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, “TMS:  The Mental Health Solution”
    • Danny Kivi, Wellington College, “Flexible Concrete for Quakes”
    • Germain Hellriegel-White, Mt Albert Grammar School, “The War on Superbugs and our Secret Weapon”
    • Maddison McQueen-Davies, Palmerston North Girls High School, “Solar Roads – The End of the Road for Fossil Fuels”
    • Shalin Shah, Mt Albert Grammar School, “Clean Meat:  The Answer to Dirty Farming”
    • Katrina Young,  Orewa College, “Epigenetics and Health”
  • 5.05pm - Presentations from scholarship winners
    • Viki Moananu, St Patrick’s College, “Helping the Homeless through predictive analysis”
    • Hana Te Puni, Palmerston Nth Girls High School, “Crayfish not just a delica-sea!”
    • Ellen Zhang, Mt Albert Grammar School, “The Answer is Smaller Than You Think: Nanotechnology”
  • 5:26pm - Presentation of Merit Awards and Scholarships
    Announcement of highly commended and premier awards: Dr Russ Ballard
View Event →
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

View Event →
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.

2017_map.PNG
2017_timetable2.png
View Event →
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)

View Event →
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)

Name *
Name

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
View Event →