LIYSF are delighted to visit the 27th FAST (Federazione delle associazioni scientifiche e techniche) Science Festival in Milan this year.
FAST showcased participants from all around Italy, as well as Brazil, Mexico, Belgium and the Netherlands.
We spoke to a few participants about their projects, and we were impressed at their commitment to scientific research and communicating their results to other people.
Bronzin Fabio, Marano Lorenzo and Cividino Matteo from ISIS. A. Malignani Udine, a school in North East Italy spent three years researching the transportation of sugars around cherry trees, a topic which has received very little research in recent years.
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 lives better. I arrived in the U.K at the age of 10. One of the main challenges that arose was my unde...
07 April 2018
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19 March 2018
Q 1. When did you attend LIYSF and what was it like coming to the LIYSF? I was a participant, one of about 15, representing Ireland at the LIYSF in 1972. This was on completion of my first year at University. It was a great opportunity to learn about many aspects of science and to meet so many young people from all over the world with similar interests. The chance to visit London was a very excit...
13 March 2018