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Alma Mater Society Student NEST
The GVRSF is hosted at the AMS Student NEST at UBC
Got an idea you want to share?
It doesn't matter how old you are, you can make discoveries in science too! Check out our pages on how to start a science fair project.
There's always something to do at the fair.
Judging is one thing. But when that's done, you can join in many fun activities. Check out the schedule!
Ever wonder what students are up to these days?
Participants at our fair love to share their ideas and what they've discovered. Check out this year's fair and you'll be amazed at what you'll learn.
Live Science Show
Members of Science World at TELUS World of Science put on a spectacular interactive show about the wonders and fun of science.
Grand Award Winners
17 students selected as recipients of the Grand Award, giving them the opportunity to travel to the national level Canada Wide Science Fair in Ottawa, Ontario as a part of Team GVRSF.
The PMC-Sierra Science Fair Fun Run
A beautiful 5km run along Vancouver's amazing seawall. This year's race day will be Sunday May 25th, please register at http://www.sciencefairs.ca/Fun-Run.aspx
The 36th Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair will be held April 12-14, 2018 at the UBC AMS Student Nest.
Congratulations to all participants of the 2017 fair!
All award winners can be found here.
Looking to start your first science fair project?
Then, this webinar is for you.
Join CWSF alumni in discussion about starting a project, how to find an idea and what's involved.
Simply follow the link to participate in the webinar:
Friday, May 15, 2015
VANCOUVER, BC: Two British Columbia students received the grand awards atthe Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF). Intel ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for grand prizes and compete for approximately $4 million in prizes.
Raymond Wang, 17, from St. Georges School, Vancouver received the Gordon E. Moore Award of $75,000 for his project: a new air inlet system for airplane cabins to improve air quality and curb disease transmission. The Gordon E. Moore Award recognizes the best among outstanding students from around the world for innovative research that has the potential to impact both the research field and the world at large.
Nicole Ticea, 16, from the York House School, Vancouver received one of two Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards of $50,000 for developing an inexpensive, easy-to-use testing device to combat the high rate of undiagnosed HIV infection in low-income communities.
The Young Scientist Award recognizes students for their commitment to creating innovative solutions to the problems of tomorrow.
Special Awards were also won by British CColumbia students: