Mrs. Marleen Lord-Lewis appointed as President of NIHERST

The National Institute of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (NIHERST), a State Agency, operating under the Ministry of Education, has a new President. Appointed by the President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the advice of the Minister, Mrs. Marleen Lord-Lewis received her Instrument of Appointment from the Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education, during a brief ceremony at the Education Towers on Monday 5th August, 2019. Read More


This July/August, get ready for immersive learning experiences. Fun packed, action filled weeks of activities all centred on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. You don’t want to miss the top annual “vacation destination” camps in Trinidad and Tobago Read More

NYSC 2019 delegates off to the U.S.

U.S. Embassy Port of Spain in collaboration with NIHERST is pleased to announce Teveer Balraj of Naparima College and Sarah Berment of Holy Name Convent will this week travel to the U.S. to participate in the three-week National Youth Science Camp 2019. Read More

NIHERST & Chuck.E.Cheese's July/August Vacation STEM Camps 2019

NIHERST World Environment & Oceans Day Science Week 2019

Trinidad Students aim for the Stars with NIHERST’s NASA I2 Programme

Five (5) Trinidadian students will represent Trinidad and Tobago at the NASA International Internship (NASA I2) summer 2019 term, held at the NASA Ames Research Center, in Mountain View, California. Read More

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Palo Seco's Musk-A-Teers All Set to Represent T&T in Detroit!

For the last three years, NIHERST working in partnership with its social investment partner SHELL Trinidad and Tobago Ltd., has had the exciting pleasure of coordinating the FIRST® LEGO® League National Championship in Trinidad and Tobago. In 2019, the Best Robot Performance Award was given to Musk-A-Teers from Palo Seco Secondary School. Read More