Basic Info

IYPT - Basic Info

The acronym IYPT stands for International Young Physicists' Tournament. The IYPT, sometimes also referred to as "Physics World Cup" is a team-oriented scientific competition among teams of secondary school students. At this tournament the participating students present and discuss their solutions to scientific problems which they have prepared over a period of about eight to ten months. The presentation as well as the defense in the discussion is graded by a jury consisting of international experts.
You can find more detailed information on the course of the tournament in the homonymous section.

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July 17 — Problems for the IYPT 2011

The IOC has just finished deciding on the 17 Problems for the IYPT 2011 .


July 15 — Singapore wins the 23rd IYPT

The winner of this year's IYPT is the Team of Singapore followed by Austria, New Zealand and Korea.


July 10 — The IYPT has been officially opened!

President Alan Allinson has just opened the 23rd IYPT.


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