Syria wins first place in the World Robot Olympiad in Canada

Syria won the  first place in the World Robot Olympiad (WRO)  in the surprise challenge competition for the higher category. The event was organized by Canada via internet on November 12 - 15 with the participation of 40 countries.

The Distinction  and Creativity Agency  indicated in a statement to SANA that the winning team included  Walid Sheibani, Karim Al-Madi and  Sami Maarouf,  under the supervision of coach Adnan Slahi, as part of the surprise challenge competition for the upper category of ages between 16 - 19 years.

Lattakia SCS branch wins first place in Artificial Intelligence competition in Britain

The Lattakia branch of the Syrian Computer Society (SCS) has ranked first in the online competition "Ada Lovelace Hackathon 2020" for Artificial Intelligence, surpassing other teams from the United States, Britain, India, Romania and Kazakhstan.

Eng. Maryam Fayyoud, Head of the SCS branch in Lattakia and supervisor of the contest, told SANA that judges and supervisors from the Universities of Cambridge, Imperial college and the Massachusetts Institute for Technology took part in the event.

Fayyoud noted the distinguished ideas provided by the SCS team that dealt with humanitarian and social issues including women empowerment, methods of using Artificial Intelligence technology in detecting fires and reducing their impacts, ways of evacuating a disaster area and drug addiction.

182 students represent Syria in the IGO

Damascus (ST): Syria took part today in the International Geometry Olympiad organized by Iran with the participation of students from 60 states.

The Olympiad tests were conducted via the internet at the same time for all the participants. The tests included high-level problems in the Plane and Solid Geometry.

About 182 students, who are current and former members of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad national team, represented Syria in the event. The Syrian students were distributed at five centres in the cities of Damascus, Lattakia, Aleppo, Tartous and Homs.

Syria participates in the International Geometry Olympiad in Iran

Damascus (ST): Syria will take part in the International Geometry Olympiad organized by Iran tomorrow  with the participation of students from 60 states.

The Olympiad tests will be conducted via the internet at the same time for all the participants. The tests will include high-level problems in the Plane and Solid Geometry.

About 182 students, who are current and former members of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad national team,  will represent Syria in the event. The Syrian students will be distributed at five centres in the cities of Damascus, Lattakia, Aleppo, Tartous and Homs.

6235 students participate in the competitions of Syrian Scientific Olympiad

With the participation of 6235 students from the first grade of secondary school from various governorates, the new competitions of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad 2020-2021 began this morning.

The first phase tests were held at the same time in various governorates for students participating in the specializations of mathematics, physics and informatics. Question samples were laid down  by the central scientific committees in the administration of the Syrian Scientific Olympiad. The answer sheets will be corrected in an automated  way .

Malik Hammoud, Director of the Media Office at the Excellence and Creativity Authority, noted that the participation for the current season was limited to the outstanding students in the Basic Education Certificate who obtained 2800 marks and above ".

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