• Wed / 11 July 2018 / 11:24
  • Category: Science
  • News Code: 97042010888
  • Journalist : 71477

Iran to host 29th International Biology Olympiad


Tehran (ISNA) – Iran will host the 29th International Biology Olympiad which will be held at Tehran's Espinas Palace Hotel on July 15.

The 29th International Biology Olympiad will be held in Tehran from 15 to 22 July 2018, and students from over 60 countries will compete in this International Olympiad.

Over the week there will be two full days of exams for participants, split into a practical day and a theoretical day. There will be also a number of excursions and activities for both participants and accompanying adults. 

A supporting group of experts, from the International Olympiad Committee, will be sent to Tehran about a week before the competition is due to begin. This group of experts will supervise and oversee the questions for the Olympiad, and will rectify any mistakes and remove ambiguities.

The event is being organized by the Ministry of Education of Iran in partnership with the Universities of Tarbiat Modares and Tehran.

The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is a yearly Biology competition for secondary school students, who are winners of their respective National Biology Olympiad. Their skills in tackling biological problems, and dealing with biological experiments are tested. For a successful performance interest in biology, inventiveness, creativity and perseverance are necessary. IBO gathers young people from all over the world in an open, friendly and peaceful mind. IBO is hosted every year by a different IBO member and takes one week. 

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