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Please note: The Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre has suspended classes due to COVID-19. This includes the school holiday workshops, Next Gen excusions program, Teacher Professional Development and Perkins Profs academy – as well as community group activities. If you have a booking and have not been contacted about rescheduling, please email [email protected].


Unleash your inner scientist with a hands-on experience of some of the awe-inspiring technologies used by Perkins researchers. Learn about the importance of medical research with a tour, then experience the science yourself.


Don a lab coat and join us for a fun and informative session in our state-of-the-art teaching laboratory.

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Book your team for a Corporate Discovery Day at the Perkins and give them a unique day in W.A.’s own premiere research facility.

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Our curriculum linked programs aim to engage, educate and inspire our next generation of medical researchers.

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You will work beside scientists, gaining experience in how research is conducted on a day to day basis.

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Medical Research Reaches Rotary Clubs

The Rotary Club of Cambridge welcomed Perkins Community Education and Engagement Manager Judi Lane to speak on the research undertaken at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. Joined by…

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Red Hat Society members swap hats for lab coats

Two chapters of the Red Hat Society visited the Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre for Live in the Lab sessions in May. Under the guidance of Perkins Community Education Manager, Pauline Charman,…

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JCCA students become researchers for a day

The Lotterywest BioDiscovery Centre was full of bright young minds with the John Curtin College of the Arts Year 7 Academic Excellent Program students visiting the Perkins in April. The…

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