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Cawthron Scitec Expo Awards

 

PRIZES 2018

Science Prizes, SPONSOR: Cawthron Foundation

Gold ($100)  
Silver ($75)  
Bronze ($50)  

Technology Prizes, SPONSOR: Cawthron Foundation

Gold ($100)  
Silver ($75)  
Bronze ($50)  

Research Prizes, SPONSOR: Cawthron Foundation

Gold ($100)  
Silver ($75)  
Bronze ($50)  

Art in Science / Technology Prizes, SPONSOR: Cawthron Foundation

Gold ($100)  
Silver ($75)  
Bronze ($50)  

Supreme Awards, SPONSOR: Cawthron Foundation

Award name: The John Cross Best Investigative Practice Award
Prize: $500
Criteria: Overall highest scoring Science project

 

Award Name: The Des Duthie Technology Award
Prize: $500 
Criteria: Overall highest scoring Technology investigation



Special Category Awards

Sponsor: The University of Otago / Canon 

Award Name: The Hands On Science Award

Prize: An all-expenses paid placement at the Hands On Science event at the University of Otago (value >$1000)

Criteria: The best application of scientific method for year 11-12 student (Science only)

 

Sponsor: Nelson Pine Industries

Award Name: Nelson Pine Award

Prize: $300

Criteria: Best use of wood materials

 

Sponsor: The Dick Roberts Memorial Trust

Award Name: The Dick Roberts Memorial Award
Prize: $350 + trophy for the best female and $350 + trophy for the best male student
Criteria: Best investigation relating to life sciences, biology or geology.

Sponsor: Plant & Food Research

Award Name: The Plant & Food Research Award
Prize: $150
Criteria: Best investigation around seafood or seafood by-products or food technology

Sponsor: NZ Baking Industry Research Trust

Award Name: The Baking Industry Research Trust Award
Prize: $50 + Book
Criteria: Best understanding of flour usage or bakery products in a food related project

Sponsor: The Royal Aeronautical Society, Marlborough

Award Name: The Royal Aeronautical Society Award
Prize: $100
Criteria: Best investigation relating to flow including hydro & aerodynamics, vessel building & design

Sponsor: The Nelson Botanical Society

Award Name: The Botanical Society Award
Prize: $100
Criteria: Best investigation relating to botany

Sponsor: Port Nelson Ltd

Award Name: The Port Nelson Award
Prize: $300
Criteria: Best marine related environmental project showing originality and humour

Sponsor: Soroptimists International Waimea Branch

Award Name: The Soroptimists International Waimea Award
Prize: $100 (Science category) $100 (Research category)
Criteria: Best project by a female (Year 9-10 only)

Sponsor: Soroptimists International Nelson Branch

Award Name: The Soroptimists International Nelson Award
Prize: $100 (Art category) $100 (Technology category)
Criteria: Best project by a female (Year 9-10 only)

Sponsor: Nelson Science Society

Award Name: The Albert Jones Science Communicator Award
Prize: $300
Criteria: Best at communicating science through an oral presentation

Sponsor: Statistics New Zealand and the New Zealand Statistics Association

Award Name: Statistics NZ Award
Prize: $20 from NZSA and $20 book token from Statistics NZ
Criteria: Best use of statistics or statistical analysis

Sponsors: Tasman District Council & Nelson City Council

Award Name: Youth Leadership Award
Prize: $300
Criteria: Best project demonstrating leadership to benefit the environment and community.

Sponsor: Tonkin and Taylor 

Award Name: Tonkin and Taylor Environmental Sustainability Award
Prize: $200
Criteria: Best project that explores methods or technologies that support the utilization of the earth’s resources while achieving a long-term ecological balance

 

Sponsor: Menzshed

Award Name: Menzshed Art in Technology Award
Prize: $100 (Wood) $100 (Metal)
Criteria: Best project demonstrating craftsmanship in wood or metal
   

Sponsor: Sensys - Systems for sensing our world

Award Name: Electronics Award
Prize: $250 
Criteria: Best project in electronics

Sponsor: NMIT 

Award Name: NMIT Aquaculture
Prize:
$250
Criteria:
Best project related to aquaculture

 

NZ Amateur Radio Transmitters Society 

Award Name: NZ ART award

Prize: $100

Criteria: Best project related to radio waves

 

Sponsor: PASCO

Award Name: PASCO Award
Prize: Science equipment for your classroom/school
Criteria: Best Science project demonstrating the use of testing or monitoring equipment

 

Sponsor: Ministry of Inspiration

Award Name: STEAMS Award
Prize: Day pass to Inspire conference 2019 (Value $50 each)
Criteria: Best Year 9-10 projects showing innovation and creativity

 

Sponsor: Nelson Beekeepers 

Award Name: Michael Wraight Award

Prize: Microscope for your school (value >$450)

Criteria: Best project in biological sciences

 

Sponsor: NZ Institute of Food Science and Technology (Nelson branch)

Award name: NZIFST Award

Prize: $150

Criteria: Best project demonstrating the principles of food science and technology

 

Sponsor: Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust

Award name: Nelson FGW Award

Prize: $500

Criteria: Best project by a female showing a clear understanding of technological method whose presentation makes the conclusions readily understood

 

Sponsor: Friends of Nelson Haven and Tasman Bay

Award name: FNHTB Award

Prize: $50 book token

Criteria: Best project in coastal conservation

 

Sponsor: Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society

Award name: Forest and Bird Shield

Prize: 1 year membership and $50 book token

Criteria: Best study of a native plant, bird or animal and it's associated habitat

 

 
 
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