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Making Life Better: Specialist Study Day


LIYSF’s ‘Making Life Better’ Specialist Study day gave our participants an opportunity to closely interact with specialist lecturers and were separated into groups of their interests to spend several hours with a renowned scientist to learn about their field of research. The day commenced with a k…

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LIYSF Participants Present 'FameLab Style' Event 2017


“Science is about bringing people together through sharing our research, innovation and compassion with one another” LIYSF held a 'FameLab style' event this year, which gave the top 10 participants (voted by the judging panel) from the Science Bazaar, the opportunity to present their poster project…

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LIYSF Science Bazaar: The Inspirational Youth Of Today


Bringing Minds Together The LIYSF Science Bazaar students had the opportunity to present their own scientific research projects to other participants at the forum this year. Their projects at this event were judged by a panel of distinguished scientists, who are experts in various fields. This ye…

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LIYSF Top 5 Picks: Advice for aspiring scientists from Professor Hayat Sindi


Students left the lecture theatre after the Opening Ceremony at the 59th LIYSF, filled with excitement and enthusiasm after watching an emotional, inspirational and thought-provoking keynote delivered by Professor Hayat Sindi from Saudi Arabia. Professor Sindi developed an incredible story of pers…

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LIYSF Opening Ceremony 2017


“You are a citizen not just of your country, but of this world.”Professor Richard O'Kennedy - President of LIYSF Founded in 1959, LIYSF aims to equip young people from nations all over the world with a deeper understanding of and appreciation for science. In 2017 the two week LIYSF programme ha…

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The Autonomous Vehicle Industry


Guest speaker: Natasha Merat (Automotive Expert) If someone said to you, that our cars, planes and trains will all be driverless in the future, what would your reaction be? How would you react to sitting in your car and letting it drive itself whilst you relax? Natasha Merat took us into the futur…

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