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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 may include training for PC2 Laboratory operations, techniques of microbiology and cell culturing techniques, use of fluorescent microscopes, genetic manipulation techniques and tours of various centres within the grounds of the QEII medical complex.

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

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

Applications for the January Program have closed. We are accepting applications for all other Programs in 2023.

We are also taking applications for our after-school Perkins Profs OPEN Program running in Terms 3 and 4, 2023. Click here for more information.

Price per student: $350

To apply:

1. Download application form

2. Send your application email to [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY: A refund of the registration fee will only be made if the Centre is notified one week prior to the program start date.