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Tue, 2019-09-17 20:23 by Reni Barlow
  Manning Whitby of Toronto received one of eight EIROforum Special Awards during this morning’s awards ceremony at EUCYS 2019 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The award, from EUROfusion, a consortium of national fusion research institutes, includes a one-week trip to the agency’s facility in Culham, UK. Whitby, together with Bhavya Mohan of Ottawa, represented Canada at the international competition, which rewards and celebrates promising young scientists from Europe and beyond, who present their projects to a panel of international judges. Read more
Sun, 2019-07-28 16:54 by Reni Barlow
  Canada's first participation in the China Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest (CASTIC) delivers two gold medals and two special awards in Macau. Kai Leong (18) of Vancouver, BC (right in photo) and Peter (Danmeng) Zhu (16) of Moncton, NB (left in photo) received two of the 13 available International First Prize Awards (gold medals) and two Gao Shiqi Foundation of China Science and Technology Special Awards at the prestigious international youth STEM project competition, billed as the largest in Asia. Read more
Fri, 2019-05-17 10:49 by Reni Barlow
  Phoenix, Arizona hosted the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) May 12-18, where eight Canadian students competed for top prizes. The rigorous six day competition brought out the best in the approximate 1,800 students who participate every year from more than 80 countries. This amazing experience allows students to win prizes and scholarships which total an astonishing 5 million dollars. Canada was well represented by this talented group of students who brought home five awards.  Read more
Sun, 2019-03-17 16:58 by Reni Barlow
  Eight of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 12-18 in Phoenix, Arizona. Intel ISEF is the world championships of science fairs. Team Canada-ISEF 2019 was selected by a distinguished panel of 19 university faculty, researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today. Read more
Tue, 2018-09-18 20:34 by Reni Barlow
  It came down to the final two award presentations, but young Canadians won two of the three First Place Awards at this year's European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Dublin, Ireland. Brendon Matusch (15) of Sudbury, Ontario (left in photo) and Nicolas Fedrigo (17) of Victoria, British Columbia (right in photo) made EUCYS history in that moment as Canada became the first non-EU country to win two of the three First Place Awards. The last country to achieve the feat was Portugal in 2014. Read more
Tue, 2018-06-19 20:14 by Reni Barlow
You may be eligible to apply to be a member of Team Canada-ISEF 2020 to represent Canada at the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Anaheim, California from May 10-15. ISEF is the world's largest pre-college celebration of science that brings together over 1,800 students from more than 80 nations to compete for over $4 million in awards, scholarships, tuition grants, internships, scientific field trips and 3 grand prizes, including a $75,000 university scholarship. Read more
Sat, 2018-05-19 15:30 by Reni Barlow
Team Canada-ISEF put on a great performance at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, bringing home a total of eight awards, including 5 grand awards and 3 special awards. Read more
Sun, 2018-03-18 18:03 by Reni Barlow
  Eight of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 13-18 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Intel ISEF is the world championships of science fairs. Team Canada-ISEF 2018 was selected by a distinguished panel of 23 university faculty, researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today. Read more
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

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