Azerbaijani students join int'l research projects competition in Turkey

29 April 2013 14:48 (UTC+04:00)

By Gulgiz Dadashova

Turkey will host one of the top international, scientific high school competitions in the world, MEF Educational Institutions' traditional "22nd International Research Projects Competition", on May 7- 10, 2013.

The event that will gather 165 high school students with 90 scientific projects from 26 different countries in Istanbul aims to attract any skillful student in science to become "Scientists of the Future."

The organizers report that the project developed by the students of the Azerbaijani school No. 7 named after M. Rahimov has been selected from hundreds of scientific projects in the world to attend and represent Azerbaijan in the competition.

The project topics in the competition include sustainable energy saving systems, waste-water cleaning technologies and window-cleaning robots. The projects span a wide variety of fields; including nature, technology, health care and cosmetics.

Scientists of the Future, feeling honoured by representing their countries, will meet high school students selected all around Turkey in the unifying atmosphere of science, Founder of MEF Schools Ph.D., Ibrahim Arıkan said.

He went on to say that they will also have an opportunity to present their astonishing science projects targeting to solve some of the current and future problems of the world. "

Becoming more like an international science summit, MEF's "International Research Projects Competition" is getting more attention every year from all around the world. This year, the organization will host 27 projects of international students from 25 different countries, namely Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Dubai, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Kosovo, Lithuania, Macedonia, Northern Cyprus, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Thailand, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.

More detailed information about "MEF Educational Institutions International Research Projects Competition" can be found from www.mefproject.com

MEF Schools have been founded in 1996 with a vision to establish an innovative and pioneering model in education.