The recently concluded 64th London Youth Science Forum 2023 has left an indelible mark on the minds of 400 young delegates hailing from 84 countries worldwide. This remarkable 15-day event, hosted at the prestigious Imperial College London, served as a vibrant gathering of youthful intellect and innovation, fostering a rich exchange of ideas among students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
One of the standout highlights of this international gathering was the unique opportunity provided to these young minds to engage with a Nobel Prize laureate. The wisdom and insights shared by this distinguished guest undoubtedly left a profound and enduring impact on the scientific pursuits of the attendees, inspiring them to reach greater heights in their chosen fields.
A moment of immense pride radiated from the Philippines as Rhoda Shayne Cathlyn Eden, a distinguished student from Grade 12 STEM, and Mark Erwin Pesino, a rising talent from Grade 11 STEM, represented the Philippine International School Qatar as official participants. Their presence at this global event not only marked a significant milestone in their academic journeys but also underscored the school’s unwavering commitment to nurturing and cultivating scientific talent.
Behind the outstanding achievements of these two young delegates stands their dedicated coach, Mr. Brayn Biazon. His tireless guidance, mentorship, and unwavering support played a pivotal role in preparing Rhoda Shayne Cathlyn Eden and Mark Erwin Pesino for this international stage. Their commitment to nurturing the talents of these students reflects the dedication of educators who go above and beyond to empower the next generation of scientists.
The Philippine International School – Qatar wish to extend heartfelt gratitude to HBKU QYSF (Hamad Bin Khalifa University – Qatar Young Scientists Forum) for providing this invaluable opportunity to young minds eager to explore the realms of science and innovation. Their support and dedication in fostering scientific curiosity among youth have played an instrumental role in making this forum a resounding success.
As the curtains closed on this exhilarating event, it reverberated with the spirit of youthful exploration and innovation. The 64th London Youth Science Forum 2023 serves as a powerful testament to the potential and promise of the next generation of scientists and innovators, who are poised to shape the world with their passion, curiosity, and dedication. This remarkable gathering has set the stage for a future where innovation knows no bounds, driven by the unwavering enthusiasm and determination of these young minds, and the invaluable guidance of their mentors.