%e3%83%ad%e3%82%b4%ef%bc%bf%e3%82%a6%e3%82%a7%e3%83%96In Singapore: 19 th  – 20 th November 2017

SCIENCE CASTLE is the platform that combines the best Junior High School, High School’s “Young Researchers” from Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and this time will have participants from Philippines and Thailand too. working on towards advancing science and technology for global happiness.


Details of Program 

Dates Science Castle Conference: 19 th  November, Sunday (10 : 00 am to 5:30 pm)
Lab tour and Forum: 20 th November (10 : 00 am to 4:00 pm)
Venue Science Center
Theme Be a Leader, broaden your knowledge to design future
Who is joining Science Castle? Junior High, High School Student engagement 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.


  • Meet-Up with Singapore’s University and Companies
    – Meet with real researchers from university and company to learn on how these conduct research.
  • Networking and Knowledge Exchange Session
    -Chances to make friends with students from different schools and countries
  • Research Presentation in English –
    LVNS staff will support with the presentation’s preparation

Application Deadlines:

  • Malaysia: 31 st July, Monday (Announcements for selected presenters on 18 th August)
  • Singapore: 13 th October, Friday (Announcements for selected presenters on 20 th October) Application deadline in JP: 31 th August (Thursday)
  • Japan:  31 th August, Thursday (Announcements for selected presenters on  15 th September, Friday)

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 


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. Moved 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

I, I am Nami Akinaga. 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 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. I joined the World Conference on ESD in 2014, ASEAN YOUNG LEADERS SUMMIT in 2015 as a Japanese delegate.




Marshila Binti Kaha – Master in Philosophy

Hello! I am Marshila Kaha. I was born in Sabah, Malaysia. I received my Bachelor degree in Industrial Chemistry at Universiti Malaysia Sabah and then pursued my study in Master of Philosophy majoring in Microalgae research. My passion is to give a better communication in  for better understanding among the young generations to bring back their interest towards science and technology




Leave a Nest Staff to help you during mentoring session 

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. To travel and explore the world with my family. In LVNS, I’m as an assistant of manager in Science & Education Development Division.




Idarahayu Ayob  – Master in Technology and Innovation Management 

Hi, I am Idarahayu Ayob from Strategy Development Division, Leave A Nest Malaysia. My undergraduate degree is in Information Technology (Artificial Intelligence) and I have a Master in Technology and Innovation Management from Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, UTM. My interest is in the applications of 3D visualization, drone and virtual reality.


Science Center, Singapore

Event’s Schedule:

Date Time Activity
November 19 th 2017 (Sun) 10.00 am – 5.30 pm Opening Ceremony, Oral and poster presentations, Booth exhibitions
November 20 th 2017 (Mon) 10.00 am – 4.00 pm Lab tour, Booth exhibitions, Meetup with university based startups

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