It’s not all work and no play at Intel ISEF!
Finalists had social activities like the Pin Exchange, Intel ISEF night at LA Live, and a field trip to Universal Studios. We caught up with finalists and student observers at Universal Studios, where we asked them what their favorite part of the week had been so far.
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Attendees of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) had the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of esteemed scientists on Tuesday, including Nobel Laureates J. Michael Bishop, Martin Chalfie, H. Robert Horvitz, Harold Kroto, John Mather, and Draper Prize award winner Frances Arnold.
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Every year at Intel ISEF, we have a group of finalists that are alumni of our other programs: the Intel Science Talent Search and the Broadcom MASTERS competition. We recognize this group by gathering them together for lunch during Intel ISEF and letting them catch up with each other and meet the alumni from other program years.
The top 10 winners, who all receive a $1,000 award, are:
Nina Vasan, Intel ISEF 2002 Young Scientist award winner, returned to Intel ISEF this year to present symposia sessions to attendees about the “Do Good Well” concept. Nina, now a psychiatrist at Stanford, is also a contributing author of “Do Good Well,” a book that helps people apply their research to real-world problems. She conducted two symposia on helping students take their Intel ISEF research to the next level, one for students and one aimed at teachers and science fair directors.
On Sunday, the Broadcom MASTERS International delegates gathered together for the first time in Los Angeles. Delegates represent 13 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Finland, India, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States.
The Tomorrow Project, in collaboration with the Society for Science & the Public, ASU’s Center for Science and the Imagination and the Intel Foundation hosted The Future: Powered by Fiction, an innovative fiction competition geared at 13-25 year olds worldwide, asking them to contribute science fiction stories, essays, comics and videos.
The finalists have arrived and are setting up their projects and making new friends. We're taking hundreds of photos at Intel ISEF 2014. We're sharing many of them to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr.
Students from all over the world are arriving in Los Angeles to compete in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2014, the world’s largest high school science research competition.
This year’s 1,787 finalists (the most ever!) earned the trip to Intel ISEF through their hard work and dedication to hands-on independent scientific research. To qualify as a finalist, students must first win top awards at SSP-affiliated local, regional, state, or national science fairs.