The National Final is open to the public and will be streamed live on eureka.org.nz
The National Final will be held in Lecture Theater 4B06 at Massey University, doors open 12pm and the presentations will start at 12:30pm.
The National Final of the 2019 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. There are 12 finalists – 6 secondary students before afternoon tea and 6 tertiary after afternoon tea. Each speaker will have 12 minutes to present and then the judges will have the opportunity to ask questions for up to 3 minutes. At around 2.30pm afternoon tea will be served in the foyer outside and the results of this competition will be announced at the end of the day. In addition there will be three six minute presentations from scholarship recipients. The Judges are Dr Russ Ballard, Prof Margaret Hyland, Kim Hill, Dr Michelle Dickenson and Dr William Rolleston.
The final will be livestreamed for those who cannot attend in person.