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2018 Canterbury/Westland Technology and Science Fair

 
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2018 Canterbury/Westland Technology and Science Fair
by John Creighton - Monday, 17 September 2018, 6:19 PM
 
Congratulations to the 2018 'NIWA Canterbury-Westland Technology and Science Fair participants and winners.
  • Thomas Cochrane

  • Eric Song

  • Anna Christensen

  • Hao Li

  • Vincent Lee

  • Felix Backhouse

  • Thomas James

The results were absolutely spectacular!

Sci Fair

Not only did Burnside once again take out Best in Fair Technology, they also scooped these prizes below.

Thomas James

  1. Best In Fair Prize – First in Technology - $1000

  2. Peter Keir Memorial Award for a project showing innovation in engineering design -   trophy

  3. Callaghan Innovation – Most innovative exhibit with commercial potential -  Fourth Prize

  4. Year 11-13 Technology – First Prize

Anna Christensen

  1. Lincoln University award for the best exhibit in Ecology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Environmental Science and Animal Science - Y9-10 Third,

  2. Year 9-10 Technology sponsored by Science Award Trust - 2nd Prize,

  3. University of Canterbury Research and Innovation Prize for the project with most commercial potential - $200

  4. Callaghan Innovation: Most Innovative Exhibit with commercial potential - 1st prize,

  5. Environment Canterbury: For the entry which best demonstrates ways to maintain or improve the region's environment - Year 9-13 Third equal prize

Vincent Lee

  1. Year 11-13 Technology – Third Prize $50

Felix Backhouse

  1. The University of Otago and Canon NZ Award for the exhibit showing the best application of the scientific method. This includes a full paid trip to  trip to Hands-On Science in January in Dunedin.

  2. The University of Canterbury Geography Department Award for the project that displays the best geospatial analysis

  3. Tait Radio Communications Award for the best exhibit utilising electronics or electricity

  4. Environment Canterbury School Award for the use of GIS in mapping data

  5. Second Place: Environment Canterbury School Award for the entry which best demonstrates ways to maintain or improve the region's environment

Thomas Cochrane

  1. University of Canterbury Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for excellent use of electrotechnical principals

  2. Year 9-10 Technology third prize