The Governor-General visits Lab-in-a-Box

On Tuesday the 10th of May the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, came to Dunedin as the last stop on a six-city tour of New Zealand universities. He learned of the “exciting and awesome” collaboration around science between the University of Otago and Otago Museum. The Governor-General was shown around Lab-in-a-Box, and shared his enthusiasm with Year 2 Te Kura … More The Governor-General visits Lab-in-a-Box

LIAB in Oamaru.

Lab-in-a-Box had a great time in Oamaru over Easter, with large groups interested in what the lab had to offer. The day was finished with a bang with an explosion on the beach. Check out the pictures from the day and also a brief “explosive” video below.  

Waitaki Girls’ High goes all LIAB.

Getting young girls engage with Science, LIAB visited Waitaki Girls High School. We delivered some great sessions on Physics and Astronomy, with special thanks to the University of Otago Physics Department for lending us their amazing infra red camera, and to the Microbiology Department, with whose help we were able to cultivate some bacteria, taking samples … More Waitaki Girls’ High goes all LIAB.

ODT – LIAB used to inspire future Women in Science.

Inspired by women in science Home » News » Dunedin By Carla Green on Fri, 12 Feb 2016 Otago Girls’ High School year 11 pupils Lucy Pollock (15, left) and Sabrina Swerdloff (14) admire the butterflies in the Butterfly House during an open day for girls at the Otago Museum yesterday. The event was held … More ODT – LIAB used to inspire future Women in Science.