Success at (MIYIO 2018) – NTIC Grooms Future World Scientists

Of our team of students from NTIC Abuja and Kano who participated in the 7th edition of Malaysian International Young Inventors Olympiad (MIYIO 2018), two students, Safana Lawal and Attahiru Abubakar, won Gold medals, while Muhammad Jawwad, Shuaib Danfulani Modibo, Salma Tahir and Nana Khadijat won Bronze medals.

This year’s competition that held between 13th-16th April 2018 had more than 200 school students from 15 countries of the world participated in the Malaysian International Young Inventors Olympiad.

MIYIO is an international competition of schools organized by the Malaysian Ministry of Education, University Sains Malaysia, RCE Penang and the Menengah Sains Tun Syed Sheh Shahabudin School.  It aims to expand the application of science and engineering knowledge for problem solving and use in daily life, as well as create awareness and a growing interest among students and teachers about the benefits and wonders of science.

The competition is open to local and international school students aged 13-15 years old.  Participants are encouraged to submit their projects within the fields of Engineering (Engineering invention), Pure Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.) or Environmental Science (Innovation).  There are also plenty of opportunities to showcase student sustainability projects.

At the end of the competition, our students took advantage of the opportunity to explore the city of Kuala Lumpur, touring the city’s renowned tourist attractions and drinking in their fill of the beauty that Malaysia held.


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