S5 Pupils – The Nuffield Research Placement Scheme is aimed at current 5th year students who will be sitting their Highers in 2016 and who are studying any Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Maths (STEM) subjects at that level (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Geography, Computing, Home Economics/Food Technology, Psychology, Music Technology, Product Design, Technological Studies etc).
Pupils should complete applications online at http://www.nuffieldresearchplacements.org/
In the past, successful pupils have increased in confidence and improved key skills including practical, communication, report-writing and presentation skills. All have gone on to study STEM subjects at university.