Seven Indians among 15 global finalists in Google Science Fair 2013

New Delhi, Aug. 3 : Google Science Fair (GSF) has declared the 15 global finalists, and out of them, seven are of Indian origin or Indians.

GSF is an online science competition, open to students between the ages of 13 and 18 from around the world.

GSF is essentially to champion young scientific talent and give students across the world an opportunity to showcase ambitious ideas.

Voting has begun for the Google Science Fair 2013 Voter's Choice Award,which is open till August 30. Winners and finalists will receive a variety of life changing prizes, ranging from a 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions, to a 50,000 dollar Google scholarship, to hands-on experiences at LEGO, CERN or GOOGLE, prizes from each partner.

Eduheal Foundation,an international level NGO conducting science and maths olympiads , was one of the Google Science Fair partners who helped make this competition possible by reaching out to the Indian schools in a large way.

Projects sent by 15 finalists include research on endangered species; a better understanding of tumours; an algorithm for safer encryption; a signalling system for emergency vehicles; a green method to clean water; a universal measuring apparatus; a new kind of magnet and more.

--ANI (Posted on 03-08-2013)

more-news headlines

54 percent vote in Bihar

FIR against Misha Bharti for poll violation

Ghaziabad lawyers' agitation turns violent

Air hostess case: Notice to Kanda on police plea to cancel bail

Haryana to frame policy on toll rates

Never extended favour to Himachal cricket body: Dhumal

SC clears way for land acquisition for Jamia

Light rain expected Friday

War-like store recovered in north Kashmir, ahead of polls on May 7

Supreme Court rejects plea to probe Indian army's role in Sri Lanka

Over 71 percent vote in Manipur

Uma Bharti slams Modi in video

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top