School science outreach activities

Peter Mac runs exciting, interactive science activities throughout the year for budding researchers to get a taste of life in the laboratory.

What we offer

These activities include:

  • school work experience (note places are limited)
  • laboratory science visits
  • science activities to suit the special interests of the school's science students.

Work experience

Students who are interested in participating in the work experience program should lodge an expression of interest via the expression of interest form. Students must be at least 15+ years of age at the time of undertaking a work experience placement.

This year 30 students will participate in our Peter Mac work experience program, with 6 students/week attending in the following weeks:

  • 14 – 17 June 2022 
  • 20 - 24 June 2022
  • 27 June – 1 July 2022
  • 12 – 16 September 2022
  • 19 – 23 September 2022

Please note: The places are limited and submitting an EOI does not guarantee a place.

Applications will close on Sunday, 10th April 2022 11.59PM.

School laboratory science visits

School visits to our research areas can be organised for specific research interests, subject to availability.

Contact the Research Education team to discuss your education needs.

Science activities

We can organise activities to suit the interests and availability of your students.

Contact the Research Education team to discuss your education needs.

Meet our researchers

Peter Mac researchers can come to speak at your school so students can learn more about our research and how and why we do it.

Contact the Research Education team to discuss this opportunity.

Career information

Students who want to pursue a career in biomedical research have many different career options.

Our researchers and students can come to your school to share their experiences about their research and careers. They also share this experience during school visits to Peter Mac.

We list some of the options and the education requirements for working in those careers.

Our current and past research students tell us what studying at Peter Mac means to them.

Contact details

For all School science and work experience enquiries,

Email: [email protected]