MANILA, Philippines – A team from the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) won at the 10th International Students Science Fair (ISSF) recently held in Moscow, Russia, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday, September 5.
PHSH students Adrielle Theresa DL. Cusi, John Christian G. Nacpil, and Lizbeth Joy G. Tan were cited for their research entitled, “Development of a Leap Motion Controller-based Program for Finger Range-of-Motion Measurement.”
Their research was one of the 3 projects awarded as “Most Creative and Innovative” in the Biotechnology, Health, and Medicine cluster. The DFA said a total of 23 projects from different countries competed in the category.
Delegates from 25 countries presented a total of 120 projects in both poster exhibitions and roundtable discussions. The projects were divided into 5 different clusters: Biotechnology, Health, and Medicine; Energy, Engineering and Robotics; Information Technology and Telecommunications; and Sustainability and Environmental Science.
The annual ISSF aims to facilitate networking and information-sharing among students and teachers from various countries in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
This year’s ISSF was was hosted by the Moscow Chemical Lyceum #3103 (MCL) in collaboration with the Lift to the Future organization and the People’s Friendship University of Russia. – Rappler.com