NIHERST and SHELL hosts FIRST® LEGO® League Championships

NIHERST, under the auspices of the Honourable Minister of Education, Mr. Anthony Garcia of the Ministry of Education, will host the FIRST® LEGO® League National Championship on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Read More

ICGEB Grants 2019/2020

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) conducts innovative research, training, collaboration and technology transfer in life science for the benefit of developing countries. Current opportunities are available through the local liaison office at NIHERST. Read More

National Youth Science Camp 2018

The National Youth Science Foundation (NYSF) in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America and NIHERST were pleased to award two students with scholarships to attend the 2018 National Youth Science Camp that was hosted in West Virginia, USA. Read More

Water Warrior Educational Toolkit for Post SEA students

Managing water resources, is regarded as critical for the sustenance of healthy rivers. As such, the Water Resources Agency (WRA) through its Adopt-A-River Programme, and NIHERST have formed a partnership to embark on a project, which aims to increase student awareness and encourage improved stewardship of our beloved local waterways. Read More

Girls in ICT Commemoration

The Ministry of Public Administration and Communications (MPAC) in collaboration with NIHERST will be hosting the Girls in ICT Commemoration on Wednesday 2nd May from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the National Science Centre. The MPAC has invited 80 Secondary students along with other specially invited guests to participate in the programme. The four concurrent workshops will be held; Robotics, Little bits-Planetarium/IEEE, FABLAB, and Makey Makey. Read More

All-Girls Robotics team to represent T&T at World Festival in Houston

Just on the heels of the International Women’s Day celebrations, it was the all-girls team “Bionic Wolves” of St. Joseph’s Convent, St. Joseph that emerged Champions and will go on to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the FIRST LEGO League World Festival held in Houston, Texas from April 18th-21st, 2018. Read More

Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean

On Tuesday 27th February 2018 the National Institute of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (NIHERST) officially launched the Deep Sea Wonders of the Caribbean video series and book at the Digicel IMAX Port of Spain... Read More

ICGEB Arturo Falashi Fellowship Programme

ICGEB offers competitive PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Life Sciences to highly motivated scientists wishing to pursue research studies in a world-class scientific environment... Read More