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Nuffield Research projects

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LunaLoveg00d Sat 18-Jun-16 14:05:50

A couple of years off yet, but my son's teachers have suggested that he might be a good candidate for applying for a Nuffield project over the summer when he's 17. Anyone got any experience of this program?

From what I understand they match children specialising in the STEM subjects with a 6 week project close to them. Don't think there is any payment involved. Would imagine competition for places to be exceptionally fierce?

MEgirl Sat 18-Jun-16 23:53:18

Great idea though diffucult to get placed. Only one in seven applicants this year got places as there weren't enough participating institutions.

LunaLoveg00d Sun 19-Jun-16 09:59:32

That's what I'd suspected. He's very keen, but then so would everyone else be who applies.

MEgirl Mon 20-Jun-16 15:39:10

It is still worthwhile trying if he has the aptitude. He might get lucky.

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