In early January, three QASMT students; Murphy McDonald Smith,
Hayden Greer and Poorvi Malik travelled with Mr Hunter and Mrs De Freitas
Pessoa to Rayong Thailand to attend the 2020 International Student Science Fair
The fair was hosted by the Kamnoetvidya Science Academy (KVIS) and the students
experienced a modern and advanced science school campus as well as traditional
Poorvi presented the results of her work on the production
and testing of Biofuel derived from waste canola oil. Murphy and Hayden
presented the results of their simulation to determine the number of
interstellar asteroids in the solar system. The students presented
research posters and gave oral presentations which were very well
received. The students were welcomed by Dr Thanit Pewnim, Professor of
Chemistry at Silpakorn University Sanamchandra Palace and KVIS adviser who
admired the quality of their work.
Murphy and Hayden’s work received the prize for Best Social
Inspiration for the Physics category at the closing ceremony – congratulations.