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Science Castle,a national conference for junior and high school students, is now back in Singapore!

Science Castle,a national conference for junior and high school students, is now back in Singapore!

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Science Castle Tournament is the platform that combines the best Junior High School, High School’s “Young Researchers” from Japan, Singapore and this time will have participants from Malaysia too. We are excited to see their presentation on research that they have been done to bring global happiness.



Details of Program 

Date 26th March 2017 , Sunday ( 10:00 am to 17:00 pm)
Venue iDA Jurong Regional Library , Singapore
Theme “Advancing Science and Technology for Global Happiness”
Who is joining Science Castle? Junior High , High School Student engaging in research work in classes or clubs in Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. Those who are interested in entrepreneurship, who has high motivation in contributing to the world as researchers who discover new knowledge, and who can bridge science and technology with society.



Three Main Features in Science Castle

  • Research Presentation in English
    -LVNS staff will support with the presentation’s preparation
  • Networking and Knowledge Exchange Session
    -Chances to make friends with students from different countries
  • Visit to Singapore’s University and Companies
    -A whole day visit on the day after event to Singapore’s universities and selected companies

Leave a Nest Staff to help you during the event

            Kihoko Tokue – Ph.D in Science  


Hi, I’m Kihoko Tokue, a president of Leave a Nest Singapore and Leave a Nest Malaysia. I was born in Tokyo but raised in South East Asia, studied bachelor degree in America and then moved to Australia for Master and phD Degree carrying out field work. My dream is to one day bring a change to a world with advancement of science and technology with true understanding and appreciation for nature.



Satomi Maeda – Ph.d in Human Factors Psychology 


Ciao! I am Satomi Maeda. I was born in Kasukabe, Saitama, JAPAN. After finishing high school, moved to the United States to study Psychology.  Received Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Truman State University in Missouri, Master of Science and Ph. D. in Industrial Organizational Psychology / Human Factors Psychology from Wright State University in Ohio.  After 10 years of stay in the States, moved back to Japan and joined Leave a Nest in 2010, and developed on seminars and educational programs for universities and junior and high schools.



Nami Akinaga – Master in Global Science Sustainability

Hi, I am Nami Akinaga. I was born and grew up in Japan. I studied bachelor degree in Physics, and then received master degree in Sustainability Science at the University of Tokyo. In the grad school, diverse researchers from all over the world got together to work on global sustainability issues, by bringing knowledge from different field of science and sociology. Based on this experience, my mission is “Maximizing the Value of Diversity”. To achieve this, I have been committing to incubating youth locally and globally. My main target area are the northern part of Japan, which was affected by 3.11 disaster in 2011, and Asian countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. I joined the World Conference on ESD in 2014, ASEAN YOUNG LEADERS SUMMIT in 2015 as a Japanese delegate.




Abdul Hakim Bin Sahidi –  Bsc . Electronic Engineering

I was born in Besut, Terengganu and live in Kuala Lumpur. I have Degree in Electronic System Engineering from Malaysia Japan International Institute of Technology UTM. Working as Assistant Manager in Strategy Development Division at LVNS Malaysia




Fatin Ilyani Binti Abdul Ghani –Bsc.Electronic engineering

I was born in Kuala Terengganu but grew up in Johor for 6 years before going back to Kuala Terengganu. Currently, I live in Kuala Lumpur. My passion is assembling robot toys because it makes my mind thinking out of box. My dream is I want to travel and explore the world with my family. In LVNS, I’m as an assistant of manager in Science & Education Development Division.




The Venue : iDA Jurong Regional Library


main building for Science Castle Singapore




first floor open space : Poster presentation venue


First floor hall : lectures and oral presentation venue


Event’s Schedule 

Date Time Activity
March 26th 2016 (Sun) 9.00am-5.00pm Science Castle main event
March 27th 2016 (Mon) 10.00am-4.00pm Visit to National University of Singapore and local companies



Any Enquiries ?

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