Annually 500 students aged between 17-21 years old attend LIYSF from over 65 countries worldwide. LIYSF is set for another incredible year and we have an exciting programme to offer our students this summer. Take a look at the various boxes on this page to find out more information about the programme. You can see the 2016 agenda here. Applications for LIYSF 2016 are NOW OPEN! To apply click below.More
You can use the application form to apply as an individual, but you must supply an academic referee who can confirm that you meet our requirements. Many students also attend as winners of international science competitions, as part of a small group from educational bodies, schools and colleges, some with scholarships or funding from charitable Foundations.Visit our FAQ for more information on the process.More
Join the group of LIYSF students that will have the chance to discover the excitement of fundamental research at CERN in Geneva. CERN, is one of the world's largest and most respected centres for scientific research, with over 2500 scientists researching fundamental physics.More
LIYSF is a two week residential event held at Imperial College London, with lectures and demonstrations from leading scientists, visits to industrial sites, research centres, scientific institutions and organisations, including world class laboratories and universities.
LIYSF attracts 500 of the world's leading young scientists aged 17-21 years old from more than 65 participating countries. There is an active social calendar with events designed to enable those from around the world to learn about different cultures. The scope of LIYSF extends further than broadening scientific understanding to engage students in education on other cultures and develop lasting, international friendships.
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We spoke to Afiq, one of the LIYSF 2016 staff ambassadors at LIYSF this year.
Afiq, tell us a bit about you and your aspirations!
Hi all, my name is Afiq and I will be one of the representatives for Malaysia this year at LIYSF. I am Malaysian, but until recently I have lived in other places all ov…
We spoke to LIYSF President, Professor Richard O'Kennedy, who's currently a Professor and Scientific Director at Dublin City University, Ireland.
Where are you from and what do you do?
Professor of Biological Sciences and Scientific Director of the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute, Dublin City Uni…
We spoke to Krsna, who's a staff ambassador for LIYSF 2016, an is currently studying medicine. Krsna is of Indian origin but was born in Malta and now studying in the UK - what a diverse mix!
Krsna, tell us a bit about yourself
Hey guys! My name is Krsna, I am of Indian origin but born in Malta, a…
Professor Kevin Shakesheff will give a plenary lecture at LIYSF 2016.
Professor Kevin Shakesheff is a Professor of Advanced Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering, University of Nottingham. He also sits on the Faculty of Executive Office and is the Director of the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform Hu…
We spoke to Ariadna from Spain, one of our staff ambassadors for LIYSF 2016.
Ariadna, how did you find out about and then come on to the LIYSF programme?
I have always been interested in science, so I decided to apply to the Youth and Science program in Catalonia sponsored by Catalunya-La Pedrera …
We asked Guilherme, one of our staff ambassadors for LIYSF 2016 to give us a summary of his interests and motivations, as well as his background!
Guilherme Winter: LIYSF Staff Amabassador 2016, Brazil
I was born in Taquara a small town in Rio Grande do Sul, the most southern state of Brazil.…
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