A team of five Vietnamese students from Hon Gai High School in the northern province of Quang Ninh brought home a gold medal and a special prize from the Korea International Youth Olympiad 2023, which took place in Seoul from Monday to Wednesday.
A representative of the Quang Ninh Province Department of Education and Training proudly announced on Wednesday that the high school in Ha Long City bagged a gold medal at the South Korea science competition.
The team included 11th graders Nguyen Phuong Anh, Vu Chi Doanh, Dang Thanh Binh, and Vu Trung Dung, and 12th grader Do Nhu Minh Khoi.
Their project focused on the application of nanotechnology to the production of Zinc oxide nanoparticles for carbon monoxide reduction in furnaces.
Apart from winning the gold medal, the project also earned a special prize granted by the director of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
The annual competition, held by the World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association, is aimed at encouraging and honoring young people’s talent and creation in science.
This year’s iteration attracted 192 teams from 10 nations.