10-23 January 2021: Rotary National Science and Technology Forum

The 32nd Rotary National Science & Technology Forum was held in Auckland, 10th – 23rd January 2021. This is a programme for OUTSTANDING all round science, maths and technology students in Year 12 who will be returning to Year 13 and are planning to study the sciences or technology at tertiary level. This fully residential programme is conducted by Rotary and the Tertiary Institutions of Auckland. By the end of the Forum students should have a better understanding of the tertiary courses they wish to follow and a fuller appreciation of the place of science and technology in the wider community.  It also provides an opportunity for high achieving students to spent time with similar minded people and the experiences gained invariably result in overall personal growth and renewed motivation to succeed. Two members of STEM-TEC gave a series of workshops: Dr Murray Black on using statistics and analytics in food tasting and Professor Sergei Gulyaev on astronomy and space science.