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Vietnamese Students Win 2 Awards at Intel Science Competition

2 Vietnamese high school students received awards for their projects at last week’s 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) held in Los Angeles, California held May 11-16, reports Vietnam Plus.

According to the Ministry of Education and Training, the two “forth award” winning groups were Tran Thi Dieu Lien and Nguyen Nam Du from HCMC’s Le Hong Phong High School (“Electronic Braille Display for the Visually Impaired”) and Dang Yen Lan, Tran Tien Dat and Dang Anh Tu from the Hanoi Amsterdam High School (“Lipid Production by Oleaginous Fungi Grown on Rice Straw for Potential Biodiesel Resource”). 

The world’s largest international pre-college science competition, more than 1,700 young scientists from 76 countries presented their research at this year’s event.

Participants at the Intel ISEF were given awards based on their abilities to tackle challenging scientific questions, use authentic research practices and create solutions for future problems.

[Vietnam Plus]

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