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  • Doing Science

    Science changes the world: Intel ISEF 2018 begins

    "These finalists aren't just our future leaders. Right now, they are leading the way," said Maya Ajmera, President & CEO of the Society for Science & the Public and Publisher of Science News, at the Opening Ceremony of Intel ISEF2018. This is the 69th year of this annual science competition, the largest science competition for high school students around the world.

    A...

    15:46 PM, May 15, 2018
  • Doing Science

    World Press Freedom Day: A celebration of free speech and journalism the world over

    Today is World Press Freedom Day. Proclaimed in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly, this day celebrates the field of journalism, freedom of speech, and newsrooms the world over. Celebrated annually, this day recognizes the work of journalists, editors, and publishers who sometimes risk their own lives to ensure accurate coverage of news and events.

    Below, check out some...

    13:48 PM, May 3, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Music creates space for the best ideas

    Music and math don't sound like they would mesh, but for Justin Solomon (Intel ISEF 2005-2006, Intel STS 2006), an assistant professor of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at MIT, practicing piano and cello gives him moments of relaxation.

    Justin explained that when faculty members are on the tenure track, they are so focused and busy that hobbies can often fall by the...

    15:20 PM, April 20, 2018
  • Doing Science

    'Countries have political borders — science doesn't'

    It's not every day that a high school student is invited to China to deliver a keynote address on their scientific research. But that's exactly what Tassilo Schwarz (Intel ISEF 2017), a German high school student, was asked to do in Shanghai this winter. He spoke to winners at the 33rd Shanghai Adolescents Science and Technology Innovation Contest, Shanghai's biggest science contest....

    11:19 AM, April 11, 2018
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    Why I volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

    By Scott Duke Kominers

    Intel ISEF 2005, Intel STS 2005MBA Class of 1960 Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business SchoolFaculty Affiliate: Harvard Department of Economics and Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and ApplicationsCo-chair: Mathematics Grand Awards Judging, Intel ISEF

    My Intel ISEF project back in 2005 was in quadratic form representation...

    07:00 AM, March 7, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Advocate Program helps teacher and students find success at science fairs

    After her first year guiding students through science fairs, Elizabeth Proctor, a teacher at Jasper County High School in Monticello, Georgia, wasn’t sure if she would continue participating in the competitions.  

    At a school where over half of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, it can be difficult for the community to get behind science fairs, especially...

    09:20 AM, March 5, 2018
  • Doing Science

    This woman in STEM shows children that anyone can be an inventor

    Ruth Amos didn’t originally plan on becoming an engineer. In fact, when she was in secondary school in Great Britain, she wanted to be a lawyer. But taking an engineering class sent her on a totally different path.

    "Since I was a girl, I was expected to design a jewelry box," she said. 

    But instead, Ruth invented the StairSteady, after her teacher challenged her to create...

    09:17 AM, March 2, 2018
  • Doing Science

    There’s an app for that: These 4 alumni are blazing new trails with their amazing apps

    Smartphone technology and apps have revolutionized how we work, study, and even date. It's not surprising, therefore, that Society alumni are on the forefront of this revolutionary technology, developing new cutting-edge apps that can help in every aspect of daily life.

    Read on to learn about four alumni (including the Father of Google Apps) who have created mobile apps for efficient...

    11:15 AM, February 15, 2018
  • Doing Science

    Teen cancer researchers meet Nobel Laureates in Stockholm

    It's not every day that a college freshman gets to dine with Nobel Laureates. But that's exactly what three Intel International Science and Engineering Fair finalists did this winter when they traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to attend the Nobel Prize festivities as well as the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS), an annual weeklong event for young international scientists....

    07:00 AM, December 29, 2017
  • Doing Science

    American teen studying Zika brings research to India's National Science Fair

    This summer, two Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2017 finalists traveled to India to present their research at the IRIS National Science Fair (IRIS) and explore the country. Rahul Subramaniam and Clara Wagner were afforded this opportunity as part of an award they received at Intel ISEF 2017, the Intel-Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum Scientific and Cultural Visit to...

    07:00 AM, December 28, 2017

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