MENTAL Design Ideas Competition

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114 Grattan Street

Parkville, VIC 3052

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Design a comfort space in Science Gallery Melbourne with a multi-disciplinary team of University of Melbourne students.

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WHEN : 19 NOV (FRI) - 21 NOV (SUN)

WHERE : SCIENCE GALLERY MELBOURNE

Science Gallery often holds exhibitions that may be confronting to some visitors and staff. They require a physical space in their gallery that can be used as a retreat from the exhibitions.

Design a “comfort room” for visitors and staff of the Science Gallery. You may consider visitors to include the public and/or students and staff from The University of Melbourne.

Consider designing a multi sensory experience eg; music, lighting, robotics, video or art installation, mobile app, material.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • This FREE event is only open to current University of Melbourne students.
  • The competition winners will get $250 per team member and the prospect for their design to be realised as a physical space at Science Gallery Melbourne.
  • Students will be provided with the opportunity to engage with academia and research from the UoM beyond the scope of their immediate studies.
  • Students will also be provided the opportunity to grow their social, academic and industry network.
  • This is a fully catered event. Please indicate your dietary requirements in the registration form.

EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday (19th Nov)

  • 5:30pm - Welcome Address & Opening Presentations.
  • 6:00pm - Meet your teams! Networking with peers and mentors over light nibbles and drinks.
  • 6:30pm - End of Day.

Saturday (20th Nov)

  • 8:45am - Sign-Ins & Introductions.
  • 9:00am - Students begin work in groups.
  • 10:00am - UoM academics attend between 10:00am - 5:00pm to mentor student groups.
  • 1:00pm - Lunch provided.
  • 6:00pm - Dinner provided.
  • 8:00pm - Submit final design. Students asked to leave Science Gallery for the night.

Sunday (21st Nov)

  • 8:45am - Sign-Ins. Students prepare for presentation.
  • 10:00am - Students present their submission to our judging panel.
  • 12:30pm - Lunch provided. Judges deliberate.
  • 1:30pm - Judges announce winners. Award ceremony.
  • 2:00pm - End of Competition.

TEAMS

  • Students will be working in multi-disciplinary teams of 3-4 to reflect industry practice. Please indicate your course and area of expertise on the registration form to facilitate team allocation.

The two methods of registration are as follows:

  1. Students can register as an individual participant by selecting Single Admission Ticket. The BIG and WISE team will place students into appropriate teams.
  2. Students can register with a University of Melbourne peer of their choice by selecting Team Admission Ticket. Both students will be required to provide their details for registration. The student pairs will be placed into appropriate teams.

DEPOSIT

  • This competition is FREE to enter.
  • All participants/teams are required to pay a $10 deposit when registering. This will be returned to you at the end of the competition, on Sunday.
  • The deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 48 hours before the competition commences that you can no longer attend.
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