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London International Youth Science Forum Award

The London International Youth Science Forum (L.I.Y.S.F.) is a week long summer experience for approximately 300 outstanding science students from around the world. The forum consists of lectures from the world's most distinguished scientific minds. Students visit national landmarks like the Oxford and Cambridge, various museums and famous research and industrial laboratories. For aspiring scientists, this is a rare and invaluable experience.


2005-2006 Winners

Stacey Martin


Years at MUN: One

Program: Pharmacy

What this award means to her: I am honored to be a recipient of the LIYSF award. It enables me to see how my hard work at university is beneficial. I am excited to represent MUN, my province and my hometown of Lewisporte. I get the opportunity to learn about other universities, countries and cultures, by interacting with students from all over the world. I am thrilled to expand my definition of science and discover more about this area of study. Thank you to those who make this possible: The Selection Committee, Dr. Lily Walker, and Dr. Robert Lucas.



Christopher Mong

Years at MUN: One

Program: Biochemistry

What this award meant to him: “After jumping head first into second-year courses, it’s nice to have some benefit come out of being a frosh. I’m honored that MUN has chosen me as a representative in London this year and promise that any embarrassment I cause will not escalate into international fiasco – to say anything more might me lying.”