Innovation Soars at Science and Technology Fair

By Arnika Hazelwood | Posted: Monday August 12, 2019

Congratulations to all our scientists and inventors who participated in the Otago Science and Technology Fair in August.

The photo shows one of our Premier Award winners, Henry Eden-Mann displaying his autonomous plane.  Henry's device - built to deliver medication to remote villages in Cambodia - was one of hundreds of innovative presentations displayed at the event.

Convener Steven Sexton said there were about 340 presentations which spanned every sector of science, maths and technology.

Logan Park students won 4 of the 7  major top Premier prizes.  

Prize winners below:

Linus Molteno:

Aurora award

Division of Sciences University of Otago Premier Award

Dodd Walls Centre for Research Excellence Award for Physics Related Projects

Department of Computer Science, University of Otago Award

College of Education University of Otago Technology Award

Liam Scaife:

Aurora Award

Department of Computer Science award

NZ Oil & Gas 'Most Promising Young Scientist' premier award.

Henry Eden-Mann:

Otago Institute General Excellence (Premier)Engineering New Zealand Award

Aurora Award for Excellence in Energy Research

Aurora Award 

University of Otago School of Surveying award for Geospatial Science

Otago Museum Award for Innovation

Ben Kunath:

Aurora Award

Aurora Award for Excellence in Energy Research

University of Otago Technology Award

Millie Todd:

Otago Polytechnic College of Enterprise and Development Award

OSTA Premier Award for General Excellence

Aurora Award

Department of Geology Award

Dodd Walls Center for Research Excellence for Physics Related Projects

NZ Institute of Physics Award


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