Intl. Biology Olympiad kicks off in Tehran

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – The 29th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) started today in Tehran.

More than 260 students from 60 different countries have participated in the event which will end on July 22.

IBO 2018 is being organized by the Ministry of Education, Iran in partnership with The Universities of Tarbiat Modares.

Participants in this scientific event will take two theoretical and four practical exams which are going to be held in Shahid Beheshti University.

In the 28th edition of IBO held in England, Iranian students managed to won two gold and two silver medals.

The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is a yearly Biology competition for secondary school students, who are winners of their respective National Biology Olympiad. Their skills in tackling biological problems, and dealing with biological experiments are tested. For a successful performance interest in biology, inventiveness, creativity and perseverance are necessary. IBO gathers young people from all over the world in an open, friendly and peaceful mind. IBO is hosted every year by a different IBO member and takes one week.

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