Nuffield Research placements give students the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for 4 – 6 weeks over the summer holidays.
The Nuffield Research Placement Scheme is aimed at current S5 students who will be sitting Highers exams in 2017; and who are studying any Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Maths (STEM) subjects at that level.
Students apply by completing an online application form which can be accessed on the Nuffield Research placement webpage at http://www.nuffieldresearchplacements.org/.
Successful students are required to submit a report at the end of their placement and are also invited to display their work in poster form at a celebration event in either the Royal College of Surgeons or Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh .
The placements help increase confidence and improve key skills including practical, communication, report-writing and presentation skills. It also provides students with excellent experiences & skills to include on CVs and personal statements. By working with professional scientists and engineers in a real-life environment, the students gain an invaluable insight into a wide variety of careers.
Please see Miss Mortimer if you are interested in applying.