NTIC Student Bags Int’l Young Inventors Olympiads, Beats US, UK, Others


Date posted: May 18, 2016

A student of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges, Kaduna, has once again made Nigeria proud as he beat students from 35 other countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom to clinch a silver award at the International Young Inventors Olympiads (IYIPO).

In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday, Muhammad Bugaje won the award because of his project on “Rainwater Harvesting Through An Affordable and Cheap Method in Remote Areas”, in Biology and Ecology category.

IYIPO, organised in Georgia since 2005, has become an international organization by the participation of 35 countries since 2007.

The competition is supported by ministries of education and science of the participating countries.

This is just as another group of students from Kano State, who were in Indonesia for International Science Project Olympiad (ISPRO), were awarded a bronze medal from more than 200 projects, after contesting with 28 other countries.

IYIPO is sponsored by the European Union Representative in Georgia, International Black Sea University (IBSU), Georgian Patent Office, Georgian 1 Channel (State TV).

It is organized in eight categories included Physics, Chemistry, Biology & Ecology, Mathematics, Information Technology and Engineering.

Students of the NTIC also won laurels for Nigeria in another international project competition,The Infomatrix Asia-Pacific.

The International Project competition, which was held in Kazakhstan, was organized by the Education and Commission for Science and Technology of Kazakhstan.

The competition had participants not only from Asia-Pacific but also from all over the world. 315 students from 22 countries participated in the science and innovation project competition, with 183 scientific and technological projects.

The main aim of the competition was to discuss modern technology among 10-11 grade school students.

Source: Leadership , May 17, 2016


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