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8 Ways To Reduce Your Water Usage


Here at LIYSF we are keen to help you find ways to reduce your water usage. We are working hard at LIYSF to ensure our water use is as economical and smart as possible. Please see our top tips below, action them and spread the word with friends, family and your community. Together we can make a diff…

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Pursuing A Cure: HIV Eureka Moments


Since the beginning of the HIV epidemic, 70 million people have been infected with the virus, with 35 million of them actually dying from HIV. There are currently 37.5 million people in the world who are living with HIV. Sub Saharan Africa accounts for 69% of all people currently living with HIV (25…

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The Epidemic Of Congenital Zika Virus


With the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro last weekend, media from around the world is focussing their attention on Brazil. There have been concerns for the safety of both athletes and spectators of the Olympic Games, as there is the possibility that while in Brazil,…

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National Scientific Visits


LIYSF participants spent Tuesday the 2nd of August visiting various science and research establishments throughout England. These locations gave the students the opportunity to visit industrial sites, research centres, scientific institutions and organisations, including world class research institu…

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Dervilla Mitchell: Engineering, Construction and Design


Dervilla Mitchell CBE, a director of ARUP, trained as a civil engineer but now works as a design engineer on a number of large scale projects across the world. Dervilla talked to the London International Youth Science Forum participants about a number of the engineering projects that she has worked …

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Earth without art is just “eh”


Does art enhance the scientific message and attract and engage more interaction? Can art excite and interest people in science? Does science need the help of art or is research alone better to focus on? These are some of the questions that were answered during the LIYSF debate “when art meets scienc…

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