What is IJSO?
The International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) is an annual individual and team competition in the Natural Sciences for students who are under sixteen years old on 31st December of the competition year. IJSO has been established in recognition of the significance of the Natural Sciences in the general education of young people and in all aspects of their lives.
IJSO is world's most competitive Science contest, and UAE is proud to host the 18th IJSO in Dubai, UAE from 12th to 21st December, 2021.
UAE Academic Committee
- Physics, Michigan State University, 1996
- Research areas Elementary Particle Physics, Fractional Calculus , Mathematical Physics Phenomenology of the Electroweak Interactions
- Plant Biologist interested in molecular biology of photosynthesis and its crosstalk with abiotic stress physiology
- Doctorate Degree, Molecular Biotechnology in OTHERS, Konkuk University, Seoul, 2013
- Research in Abiotic Stress Physiology, Photosynthesis
- Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Memorial University, 2008
- Professor at UAE University since 2008
- Research in Ecology, conservation, movement, diseases of wildlife, with emphasis on birds
- PhD in Chemical Engineering
- Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2014
IJSO-2021 Advisory Panel
- Team Leader for ICHO for Uruguay
- National Trainer for IJSO & ICHO for Uruguay
- Past President for IPHO for more than 20 years
- Head of Physics in IJSO-2017
- Has overseen organizing of 25 Olympiads
- He is a former IBO contestant
- He is assistant professor at the National University of Singapore.
- He has delivered countless impulses to IBO’s developments in recent years.
The United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia, and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran.
Organisers & Sponsors
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United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 13,000 Emirati and international students.
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