SciFest Finalists in GYSTB 2020

SciFest Finalists in GYSTB 2020

Three SciFest Students Qualify as Finalists in International Competition in Hong Kong

Ruth Madden, Largy College, Clones, Co. Monaghan, Timothy McGrath, Killorglin Community College, Co. Kerry and Alice Shaughnessy, Calasanctius College, Oranmore, Galway have all qualified as finalists in the Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl (GYSTB) 2020 which will take place in Hong Kong on 1 August 2020.

The Global Youth Science and Technology Bowl (GYSTB) 2020 is an international student science competition in biology, chemistry, physics and engineering in Hong Kong. It is organized by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. The competition is a showcase of global youth scientific achievement and innovation, which aims to promote science and technology, provide a platform for global youth to develop their creativity and scientific mindsets, and facilitate the exchange of scientific ideas, interests and abilities among young scientists all over the world. Science talents all over the world will compete for the grand prizes with their research reports and prototypes. This year, the competition will go online due to the global outbreak of COVID-19

The online judging will be conducted via Zoom Cloud Meeting and the judging will be live to allow public viewing. Finalist teams will be assigned specific time slots on 1 August.

There will be an opportunity to vote for the 'Visitor’s Favourite Award' so watch this space for further details and vote for Ruth, Alice and Timothy.

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