IJSO Qatar

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ABOUT IJSO QATAR

The 16th International Junior Science Olympiad will take place in Doha, Qatar from the 3rd to the 12th of December. It is organized by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in collaboration with Qatar University. More than 300 bright students aged 15 years and younger, from more than 50 countries around the world, will meet during the Science Olympiad to test their knowledge and skills in physics, biology and chemistry.



The competition comprises two individual theoretical tests followed by a practical test. These tests should be the result of a team effort of all involved students. The aim of this science competition is to introduce the students, at a young age, to an international network of beta enthusiasts. In addition it promotes and rewards the pursuit of excellence in scientific endeavor and stimulates gifted students to further develop their talents in Natural Sciences.



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WELCOME NOTES

I would like to welcome you all to the 16th International Junior Science Olympiad 2019, organized by the State of Qatar as the first Arab and Asian country in the world to host such a prestigious competition.

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Dr. Ibrahim Saleh Al-Nuaimi

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education

The State of Qatar is delighted to host the 16th edition of the International Junior Science Olympiad. We promise to spare no effort to make this edition an exceptional one, as we are the first Arab country to host this event.

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Fawziya Al Khater

Assistant Undersecretary for Educational Affairs, at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MOEHE)