Science Immersion Research Experience (SIRE) – At GTAC

Victorian students gaining work experience by performing real research


Expressions of interest for Intakes 1 and 2 will close on  Friday 10th March 2023

Students in years 9 & 10 are invited to contribute to authentic research projects through participation in one of our 4-day Science Immersion Research Experience (SIRE) programs. Students collaborate with practicing scientists to contribute results that inform the scientist’s research program. Groups of students from schools or individual work experience students can participate in this program.

The infographic below provides an indication of the scope of SIRE projects:

A feature of this program is scientific communication:

Click here to check out some of the science communication efforts from previous work experience students.


Click here to view a published scientific article that students from this program contributed to.


Level - Years 9 & 10

Venue - At GTAC in Parkville

Timing – 4 day program

Term 2 intakes for Year 10 students - 13th June to 16th June     or     19th June to 22nd June



Click here to express your interest in this program.


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