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Wed, 2017-09-27 00:00 by Alisha Bainbridge
  Canada once again showed its leadership in youth science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Team Canada received top honours at the 2017 European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Tallinn, Estonia. Danish Mahmood (right, in photo), a grade 9 student from London, Ontario, won one of the 7,000 Euro First Prize Awards awarded to the top three projects. Colette Benko (centre, in photo), a grade 12 student from Calgary, Alberta, took home one of three 5,000 Euro Second Prize Awards. Read more
Thu, 2017-09-07 13:29 by Dominic Tremblay
  You may be eligible to apply to be a member of Team Canada-ISEF 2018 to represent Canada at the Intel Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from May 13-18. Read more
Sun, 2017-08-27 17:16 by Dominic Tremblay
  Youth Science Canada (YSC) is proud to partner with Let’s Talk Science as a Canada 2067 Champion. Canada 2067 is a national initiative with the goal of shaping the future of STEM learning with a focus on grades K-12. The opinions and perspectives of Canadians will be used to “develop an action plan and national vision for STEM learning that will ensure young Canadians are prepared to compete, thrive and contribute in the rapidly changing world of tomorrow.” (Canada 2067) Read more
Fri, 2017-06-09 14:33 by Reni Barlow
  Nicole Schmidt from Sir Winston Churchill High School in Calgary, Alberta has been selected as winner of the Canadian Stockholm Junior Water Prize. She will represent Canada in the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition during World Water Week from August 27 to September 1 in Stockholm, Sweden. In her project, Optimizing Fluid Flow Systems, Schmidt developed a method to create and stabilize bulk bubble foam, which was used to successfully separate ultrafine heavy metal particles dispersed in industrial processing water and groundwater. Read more
Sat, 2017-05-13 18:00 by Reni Barlow
Seven high school students from across Canada will head to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Los Angeles, CA, from May 14-19, 2017. Read more
Sun, 2017-03-19 23:48 by Reni Barlow
  Seven of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 14-19 in Los Angeles, California. Intel ISEF is the world championships of science fairs. Team Canada-ISEF 2017 was selected by a distinguished panel of 20 university faculty, industry researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today. Read more
Fri, 2016-10-21 16:37 by Reni Barlow
  Last night's 2016 Manning Innovation Awards gala in Halifax honoured the four recipients of the Young Canadian Innovator Awards selected at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) this past May. Read more
Mon, 2016-09-19 07:34 by Reni Barlow
  Kayley Ting (16), (left in photo) a grade 11 student from Richmond Hill, Ontario, won second prize, with a cash value of 5,000 Euros (CAD$7,400), at today's award ceremony for the 2016 European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS), in Brussels, Belgium. Read more
Sun, 2016-09-18 21:13 by Reni Barlow
  Canada's Minister of Science, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, met up with the members of Team Canada-EUCYS 2016 today in Brussels. The minister visited with Kayley Ting (image: third from left) from Richmond Hill, Ontario and Katherine Teeter (image: fourth from left) of Markdale, Ontario who are in Belgium representing Canada at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists - the science fair championships for the EU. Read more
Fri, 2016-05-13 17:01 by Jessie MacAlpine
Congratulations to Austin Wang who was awarded the Gordon E. Moore Award for Best in Fair at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (IISEF) this morning. He placed first amongst the 1700 participants competing in the world’s largest science research competition for high school students. This is the second year in a row that a Canadian has been awarded Best in Fair. Read more
Sun, 2016-03-13 22:16 by Dominic Tremblay
TORONTO, March 14, 2016 / Eight of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 8-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair. Team Canada-ISEF 2016 was selected by a distinguished panel of 18 university faculty, industry researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today as part of Youth Science Month. Read more
Tue, 2016-03-01 13:07 by Dominic Tremblay
  [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"2124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"147","width":"480"}}]] Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Thu, 2015-05-21 16:29 by Dominic Tremblay
Raymond Wang of Canada Wins $75,000 Top Prize at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair   May 2015 – Youth Science Canada congratulates Team Canada ISEF 2015 on an incredible showing at this year’s Intel ISEF in Pittsburgh, PA.   Competing against 1,700 young scientists from 75 countries, Team Canada ISEF’s contingent of 12 earned a total of 36 awards including two Best of Category awards and the top two prizes.          Read more
Mon, 2015-03-16 16:16 by Dominic Tremblay
  Twelve of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 10-16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Intel ISEF is the world’s largest science fair. Read more
Sun, 2015-03-01 09:45 by Dominic Tremblay
  [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"2124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"147","width":"480"}}]] Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Sat, 2014-03-01 13:54 by Dominic Tremblay
  [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"2124","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"147","width":"480"}}]] Proclamation Youth Science Month in Canada Whereas over 500,000 children and youth across Canada will be participating in local and regional science and technology fairs in every part of the country in March, and Read more
Tue, 2013-09-24 17:50 by Reni Barlow
For the second year in a row, a Canadian has captured the prestigious International Cooperation Prize at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS). Earlier today, Jessie MacAlpine of Woodstock, Ontario (left in photo) won the award for her project, Mustard Oil as an Apicomplexan-Targeting Drug Therapy for Plasmodium falciparum - a promising cure for malaria that uses a cooking oil common in developing countries and costs one million times less than the current leading antimalarial drug. Read more
Mon, 2013-09-23 22:31 by Reni Barlow
Ann Makosinski (15) of Victoria, BC (centre left in photo) won the age 15-16 category at this year’s Google Science Fair, becoming the first Canadian to win an award in the global online event. Read more
Thu, 2013-09-19 13:50 by Reni Barlow
Ten top young scientists from Ontario and Québec represented Canada at the MILSET Expo-Sciences International from September 13-19 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The biennial event, which featured over 1,500 participants from 65 countries in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, welcomed over 30,000 visitors, including students, members of the general public, and special guests. Canada's Ambassador to the UAE, Arif Lalani (centre in photo), met the team and visited each of their projects. Read more
Tue, 2013-08-06 23:50 by Reni Barlow
Adam Noble's groundbreaking work with nanosilver - the focus of two highly successful science fair projects - was featured tonight on CBC TV's The National. His work includes: Read more

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