IJSO is The Assembly of Young Scientists
IJSO, Bali - International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) is the proper event to gather and ally with creative people who love science. Met in Grand Hyatt Nusa Dua (10/12), the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Serbia Teams said that IJSO was the assembly of young scientists. They also talked about their countries' science development.
"IJSO was a very good event to meet people from all over the world," said Badr Almajrathi as the leader of Saudi Arabia Team.
Whereas Maja Stojanovic as the leader of Serbia Team connected science to her country's history that had been in war.
"Science can be used to peace the world. Because the war claimed many victims, then we should live peacefully by using science," stated Ms.Stojanovic.
Asked about science development in their countries, they have different views.
"Science education in Saudi Arabia is increasing gradually," stated Mr.Almajrathi from Saudi Arabia which is oil producer.
"Since 2010, our team has not get any medals yet, but in 2015 we got 40 medals from all science competitions we have joined," said him more cheerfully and optimistically.
"Science in Serbia is not too good due to the low economical situation. Because we need more fund to do experiments," said Ms.Stojanovic who loves dragon fruit in Bali.