After winning the Platinum Award for the Best Junior Project at the 2017 Canada-Wide Science Fair for his innovative W.I.N.I.T.S. (Wireless Interconnected Non-Invasive Triage System), Danish Mahmood of London, ON has been on the fast-track to changing the world! Recently announced as one of 32 Three Dot Dash Global Teen Leaders for 2019 by the We Are Family Foundation (WAFF), he will soon be working closely with universities to test his cost-effective vital-signs monitoring system. Read more
At just 11-years old, Stella Bowles was determined to make a big impact in her local community, and eventually nationwide. Her Canada-Wide Science Fair 2017 project on the raw sewage causing pollution in a river near her home quickly took off, sparking interest from all three levels of government and prompting a $15 million cleanup for Nova Scotia’s LaHave River. Read more
2019 has been declared the International Year of the Periodic Table of chemical elements (IYPT) by the United Nations. Read more
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2019 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New-Brunswick.
We are now accepting applications. Please see below for details. If you qualify, we look forward to your application. Otherwise, please feel free to share the information with potential applicants.
Some of Canada's top young scientists, researchers and inventors were on display in Parliament's Centre Block on Wednesday, presenting their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan and other federal ministers and officials. Read more
It came down to the final two award presentations, but young Canadians won two of the three First Place Awards at this year's European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Dublin, Ireland.
Brendon Matusch (15) of Sudbury, Ontario (left in photo) and Nicolas Fedrigo (17) of Victoria, British Columbia (right in photo) made EUCYS history in that moment as Canada became the first non-EU country to win two of the three First Place Awards. The last country to achieve the feat was Portugal in 2014. Read more
Youth Science Canada granted $540,000 over three years to enable 30,000 Grade 5-12 students and their teachers to visit the Canada-Wide Science Fair. Read more
You may be eligible to apply to be a member of Team Canada-ISEF 2020 to represent Canada at the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Anaheim, California from May 10-15. ISEF is the world's largest pre-college celebration of science that brings together over 1,800 students from more than 80 nations to compete for over $4 million in awards, scholarships, tuition grants, internships, scientific field trips and 3 grand prizes, including a $75,000 university scholarship. Read more
Team Canada-ISEF put on a great performance at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, bringing home a total of eight awards, including 5 grand awards and 3 special awards.
Introducing Canada’s Top Young ScientistsCanada-Wide Science Fair Winners Announced
Ottawa (Ontario), May 16, 2018 – This year’s winners of the Canada-Wide Science Fair are three young people whose projects impressed the judges with their ingenuity and the innovation behind their projects.
Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2018 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level. Nominations are submitted by any two volunteers or staff at any level (by January 31) and selection of the recipients is made by the Board of Directors.
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Eight of Canada’s top high school scientists have been selected by Youth Science Canada to represent the country at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 13-18 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Intel ISEF is the world championships of science fairs.
Team Canada-ISEF 2018 was selected by a distinguished panel of 23 university faculty, researchers, educators and Team Canada-ISEF alumni through a competitive national selection process that began in October and concluded today. Read more
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is pleased to announce that the Ambassador Program will be returning for the 2018 Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa, Ontario.
We are now accepting applications. Please see below for details. If you qualify, we look forward to your application. Otherwise, please share the information with potential applicants.
Photo credit: Prime Minister's Office
Some of the country's brightest young scientists, researchers and inventors graced the halls of Parliament Hill on Tuesday, displaying their impressive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Science Dr. Kirsty Duncan and Canada’s newly appointed Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Mona Nemar. Read more
Canada once again showed its leadership in youth science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Team Canada received top honours at the 2017 European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Tallinn, Estonia.
Danish Mahmood (right, in photo), a grade 9 student from London, Ontario, won one of the 7,000 Euro First Prize Awards awarded to the top three projects. Colette Benko (centre, in photo), a grade 12 student from Calgary, Alberta, took home one of three 5,000 Euro Second Prize Awards. Read more
Science Literacy Week 2017 kicks off Monday, September 18. This initiative’s goal is to showcase the excellence and diversity of Canadian science. From coast to coast to coast, organizations, schools, and libraries will be celebrating science and science communication through events and initiatives encouraging people to learn more about the world around them. Read more
Canada will be represented at the 2017 edition of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) by three Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) Platinum Award winners; Colette Benko and Crystal Radinski of Calgary, Alberta. and Danish Mahmood of London, Ontario will participate in the event in Tallinn, Estonia, September 22-27. Read more
You may be eligible to apply to be a member of Team Canada-ISEF 2018 to represent Canada at the Intel Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from May 13-18. Read more
Youth Science Canada (YSC) is proud to partner with Let’s Talk Science as a Canada 2067 Champion. Canada 2067 is a national initiative with the goal of shaping the future of STEM learning with a focus on grades K-12. The opinions and perspectives of Canadians will be used to “develop an action plan and national vision for STEM learning that will ensure young Canadians are prepared to compete, thrive and contribute in the rapidly changing world of tomorrow.” (Canada 2067) Read more