Immersion Program @ Perkins


Are you thinking about a career in the research world?

Enrol in this exciting 3 day experience at Perth’s world class Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. You will work beside scientists, gaining experience in how research is conducted on a day to day basis.

Aspects of the program change but include training for PC2 Laboratory operations, techniques of aseptic techniques and cell culturing, use of fluorescent microscopy, genetic manipulation techniques and tours of centres such as the gene sequencing facility and the microscopy/ imaging centre.

The research experience is for students in years 10-12 and run in the last week of every school holidays (including summer holidays).  

Selection is by application.

After reviewing all applications, five participants will be selected to attend the next program.  Notifications will be sent at least 4 weeks prior to the Program start date. 

Price per student: $350

To apply: 

1. Download application form

2. Send your application email to education@perkins.uwa.edu.au

PLEASE NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY: A refund of the registration fee will only be made if the centre is notified one week prior to the booking.

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