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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2015 was a year of phenomenal scientific breakthroughs and it saw the culmination of many decades of collaborations. At the 57th London International Youth Science Forum we spent a lot of time discussing the universal endeavour that is science and how we can use our science backgrounds to help guide…
Final Day Highlights
Sadly, all good things must come to an end. The 2015 London International Youth Science Forum concluded on the 4th of August, after an intensive student debate, an engaging lecture from Professor Lord Robert Winston and a poignant closing ceremony.
The LIYSF Student Debate …
The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) had their largest ever forum this year with 470 participants from 65 countries. These past 14 days have been filled with jaw-dropping science, curious minds and incredible participant stories. The London International Youth Science Forum officia…
In light of recent news about the Rosetta mission, LIYSF are delighted to have had Professor Mark McCaughrean, the senior science advisor for the European Space Agency speak at the forum on Wednesday 29th July 2015.
Professor Mark McCaughrean speaking at LIYSF 2015
Have you ever …
The London International Youth Science Forum 2015 is currently hosting a record number of participants from 65 countries. One of the flagship programmes at the forum is the Science Forum Bazaar. In this series, we spoke to students about their projects and will be showcasing some of them in our blog…
The London International Youth Science Forum officially began with the Opening Ceremony on Thursday 23rd July 2015. The ceremony included several speeches from prestigious academics and a flag ceremony to showcase the wide variety of students attending LIYSF this year.
Our first speaker, LIYSF Pr…
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