164 students to participate in Turkey event
Istanbul, April 30, 2013
120 students from Turkey and 45 international school students will take part in MEF Educational Institutions’ 22nd International Research Projects Competition, which aims to attract skillful students in science to become "Scientists of the Future".
The event is set to be held from May 7 to 10, project topics include sustainable energy saving systems, waste-water cleaning technologies and window-cleaning robots, a statement from an official said. The projects span a wide variety of fields; including nature, technology, health care and cosmetics.
This year, the organisation will host 27 projects of international students from 25 different countries, namely Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Dubai, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Northern Cyprus Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.
İbrahim Arıkan, PhD, founder of MEF Schools, Turkey, said: “Scientists of the Future, feeling honoured by representing their countries, will meet high school students selected all around Turkey in the unifying atmosphere of science. They will also have an opportunity to present their science projects targeting to solve some of the current and future problems of the world.”
The project developed by students of Dubai International Academy, has been selected from hundreds of scientific projects in the world to attend and represent Dubai in the competition. The competition will evaluate projects in different scientific categories including physics, chemistry and biology separately. - TradeArabia News Service