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The ConocoPhillips Science Experience at ECU

The ConocoPhillips Science Experience provides students who have an interest in science with an opportunity to engage in a variety of science activities. An annual event, the Science Experience is hosted by 30 universities and tertiary institutions nationwide and is supported by Rotary.

ECU hosts the ConocoPhillips Science Experience at its Joondalup campus in January each year. The four-day event aims to boost high school students’ interest and participation in science, raise their awareness of science careers, and encourage them to study science in upper school and university.

From 17-20 January 2017, the Science Experience welcomed students aged 14-16 from across Western Australia to ECU Joondalup. Students took part in fascinating science-based activities and workshops facilitated by a welcoming team of ECU scientists and engineers.

The 2017 program introduced students to science disciplines and activities including, but not limited to:

  • Engineering, including Robotics and Drones;
  • Environmental Science;
  • Forensic Investigation;
  • Chemistry;
  • Nutrition;
  • Astronomy;
  • Genetics;
  • Physics;
  • Psychology;
  • Marine Biology; and
  • Nursing.

Important Information

This event runs during January each year. Each day consists of a combination of workshops, lectures and site visits run across four full days.

ConocoPhillips Science Experience at ECU
Date: 16-19 January 2018
Time: 9.00am-4.00pm (daily)
Venue: ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA

Registration isrequired; please apply online by 12 January 2018.

Costs and payment

Information about the costs associated with this program, transport and accommodation, sponsorships and refunds can be found on the Science Experience website.

How to enrol

To enrol, simply apply online or download an application form and send and send with payment of $200 to:

The ConocoPhillips Science Experience
PO Box 158
Monbulk VIC 3793

Additional Information

If you have any queries about this program, please visit the Science Experience FAQs page.

Alternatively, please contact the School of Science via email at ssciadmin@ecu.edu.au.

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