- Established in 1959, the London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF), attracts 400 of the world’s leading young scientists, aged 17-21 years old, from more than 60 participating countries.
To attend students must meet our requirements:
1. Aged 17-21 years old
2. Have a good level of English
3. Have a keen interest in science
- Students are invited to apply to join our 57th LIYSF in 2015. Some students attend as international prize winners.
- Key elements of the programme include opportunities to visit industrial sites, research centres, scientific institutions and organisations, including world class research institutions and laboratories. These visits include departments at, Oxford and Cambridge as well as Airbus, Rolls Royce, National Oceanography Centre and Culham Science Center, to name a few.
- LIYSF president and past presidents include Professor Richard O’Kennedy, Lord Briggs, Lord Ritchie Calder, Dame Kathleen Londsdale and founding Patron the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip HRH. Recent former speakers include Professor Lord Winston, Dame Carol Robinson, Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Professor Sir Roy Anderson, Lord Browne of Madingley, Professor Steve Cowley, Professor Trevor Jones CBE, Professor John Ellis (CERN) and Sir Colin Terry to name a few
- There is an active social calendar with events designed to enable those from around the world to learn about different cultures. The scope of LIYSF extends further than broadening scientific understanding to engage students in education on other cultures and develop lasting, international friendships.
See more information on our website and our video today!
Full Participation Fee: £1,695
Speakers: Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, Professor Kevin Shakesheff, Professor Richard O'Kennedy