Bermuda College’s Science Week Opens Jan 25

January 19, 2016

Bermuda College’s annual Science Week is set to launch on January 25, with a recurrent theme of “using the head and the hands in exploration of natural, technological and applied science.”

The event will feature a number of displays by the College’s two academic divisions, covering topics including 3D printing, black groupers, and more, with subsequent events to take place each day from January 25 to January 28, each beginning at 6.30pm; all events are free and open to the public.

A spokesperson said, “The Division of Arts and Science Corange Science Week will feature the fascinating research of black groupers in Bermuda on Monday, January 25, in a public forum presented by Dr. Tammy Trott, Senior Fisheries/Marine Resources Officer, Department of Environmental Protection.

“Black grouper is an historically important fishery species in Bermuda, however little was known of its biology until recently. Hear about the age, growth, reproduction, and efforts to sustain the black grouper harvest in Bermuda.

“Science in technology will be showcased on Tuesday, January 26, with the latest innovations in various industries including appliances, automotive, renewable energy, and HVAC. A demonstration on 3-D printing will be offered for the first time at the Tech Centre.

“Those interested in nursing careers can visit the Nursing Career Fair exhibits on Wednesday, January 27, to learn about the latest nursing trends in oncological, paediatric, seniors, palliative and emergency room nursing, while the ever-popular Live, Love, Eat culinary arts interactive instructional and sampling demonstration will round out the week’s events on Thursday, January 28.”

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