OUR NEXT SPEAKER – SEP 25 2018

Posted By Dural Rotary


SCIENCE & ENGINEERING CHALLENGE

Gavin Ralston

Past ADG, Rotarian

Australia faces a significant future shortage of engineers & scientists,

The Challenge is a free, one day event designed to show year 9 students that it can be stimulating and fun.

The objective is to encourage them to include science based subjects in the curriculum of their final years of high school. Rotarians can be involved in several ways.

Rotary has several programs to help and encourage students in their pursuit of a career in science but there’s only that isn’t elitist and simply sets out to encourage all students to consider a career in science. It’s called the Science & Engineering Challenge. It’s a District program and it’s been around for 20 years.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Past ADG (X2), PP (X2), member of the Rotary E-Club of Greater Sydney (the first E-Club in Australia), Chairman of the Sydney Committee of the Science & Engineering Challenge. Spent most of his working life in the Pharmaceutical industry before buying an instant print company which he sold 13 years ago. Now a self-managed superannuant who travels.

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