2015 International Student Science Fair at JMSS Melbourne

John Monash Science School is very excited to be chosen to host the International Student Science Fair (ISSF) in Melbourne in 2015. ISSF is an annual event bringing together high school students passionate about science, as well as teachers, school leaders, university researchers and industry representatives. ISSF will run over 5 days in December 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.


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Thanks to our education partners Monash University and the Victorian Department of Education and Training.

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JMSS is looking forward to hosting the event, both on school grounds and across Monash University's Clayton campus. We will be showcasing our fantastic teaching and learning practices at the school, examples of student work, and our unique school building with open spaces designed for collaborative learning in both small and large groups. The program will include:

  • Keynote speakers and presentations
  • Cultural presentations
  • Student research project presentations
  • Student poster sharing
  • Collaborative student workshops based on themes as decided by the host country
  • Industrial and cultural tours
  • Teacher workshops
  • Principal meetings and workshops
  • Social activities

Thanks to Victoria's Specialist Science Centres who will be hosting workshops for students:

Victorian Space Science Education Centre (space science);

Gene Technology Access Centre GTAC (gene technology);

Ecolinc (environment and sustainability science);

BioLAB: Victorian BioScience Education Centre (sport and performance science and materials);

Earth Ed (earth sciences and renewable energies);

Quantum Victoria (robotics, 3D modeling and 3D printing). 

Theme: Frontiers in Science

The week-long program is starting to take shape under the following sub-themes:


Frontier Materials 

Evolving Universe

Artificial Intelligence

Modelling the Unpredictable 

Global Landscape


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We are looking forward to involving school and community members throughout the planning stages leading up to the 2015 Science Fair, as well as current, previous and future students of JMSS. We are also looking for parents and community members to join our Philanthropic and Corporate Support subcomittee of School Council to share expertise and time in sourcing income streams and in-kind support for the ISSF 2015. If you are willing and able to assist, please contact the committee convenor Dr Robyn Whittle at grwhittle@ozemail.com.au. We look forward to seeing you soon!