This international program is looking for young students from around the world who are passionate for science with the aim of stimulating their scientific talent and promoting their vocation for scientific research. During two weeks in July, 132 students from 16 to 18 years old will have the opportunity to work in Barcelona on the science and technology challenges proposed by international research centers located in Catalonia.
The BIYSC 2021 has been canceled
It is with great sadness that we must inform that Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation has decided to cancel BIYSC 2021
It is clear that we are at a complicated moment in the management of the pandemic, with exponential increases in infections associated with the Delta variant of COVID.
We sincerely believe that we must prioritise the safety and health of all participants, staff, and researchers, and not frustrate their expectations with a programme that would be difficult to develop it in its full potential and with the quality that they all deserve.
Thank you very much for your understanding.
The BIYSC 2021 will be held from July 5th to 16th.
In this edition, 11 research projects cover a broad range of subjects across the STEM fields, such as: chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, genetics, biotechnology, mathematics, biomedicine, astrophysics, and bioinformatics.
Find out all the details at the program’s website!
- Date of birth between January 1st 2003 and December 31st 2005.
- Good academic record, which must be accompanied by an eagerness and motivation to participate in the program. We are looking for talented and curious young people who, apart from having good academic results, have a genuine interest for scientific research.
- Good command of English language.
- Intention to pursue a career in science.
- Commitment to take the most of the opportunities offered by the programme.
We are looking for young people who are interested, curiousabout and committed to science. To find the right candidates, we are guided by the letter of motivation written by the students who apply, where we expect them to show an interest in science and provide details of their personal and school projects (hobbies, participation in science fairs and competitions, awards received, reading habits, musical instruments, etc.) and anything else they think makes them the perfect candidate for this opportunity. The answers to the questions on the application form are also important, as well as the student’s academic record, and the evaluation given by the teachers in charge of recommendations.
English is very important in science, and it is the only vehicular language used during the program. Therefore, it is an essential point for the selection and absolutely necessary to attend BIYSC.
The activities of the Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation are adapted to the context of a health emergency. The safety and health of the people involved in our programs (participants and staff) is a priority for Science Academy.
All programs ensure the well-being and maximum safety of the activities that take place there, regardless of format and location.
In all cases, the measures proposed by the health authorities are strictly followed and we have specific safety and hygiene protocols, which will be informed to the people involved in advance.
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