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Caden: Winner of the LIYSF Award at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineering Competition


My passion for science and the desire to find answers began at a young age, examining the array of colours on flower petals and pondering over how or why it is that colour. It has since then developed into a lifelong goal to discover new and wondrous principles that will hopefully lead to making liv…

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World Water Day 2018


Let’s start with the facts: An estimated 880 million people still don't have regular access to clean water. On average, women in developing countries walk 6 Kilometers a day to collect water.  About 5,000 children die each day due to preventable diseases such as cholera, which are caused due…

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Unsolved Mysteries of Particle Physics: With Dr. Rolf Landua


Dr. Rolf Landua is a Senior Research Physicist at CERN. He got his PhD in physics from the University of Mainz, Germany in 1980, and was the co-initiator of the antimatter factory (AD) as well as the spokesperson of the ATHENA experiment that produced millions of antimatter atoms in 2002. Since 2009…

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Chemistry Fighting Disease: Medicine Beyond The Molecule


David Smith is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of York, conducting award-winning research in the field of smart self-assembled nanomaterials/medicines. He spoke to our participants about the importance of chemistry in biology and medicine as well as the importance of having a strong under…

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Thinking outside the box with Professor Bhama Ramkhelawon


Professor Bhama Ramkhelawon obtained her PhD from the University of Paris VII, France in cardiovascular disease. She’s currently an Assistant Professor and head of a laboratory focused on understanding the immune response in aortic aneurysms at New York University Medical Centre in the department of…

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LIYSF at TEDx Youth Manchester 2017


Four Fallibroome Academy Students had the opportunity to attend LIYSF 2017. As students from the school, they brought their experience and thoughts from LIYSF and were able to showcase this at TEDxYouth@Manchester 2017.  LIYSF gives young scientists the chance to immerse themselves in the heart of …

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