IYPT 2016 will take place in Ural Federal University (URFU) , Ekatrinburg , Russia from 27th June-4th July.
Selected team members in 9th PYPT are educated to take part in 29th IYPT.
Ural Federal University (UrFU) is one of the largest higher educational institutions in Russia bringing together fundamental education and innovative approach towards the challenges of modern times.
Currently the university is home to more than 30 000 students from 75 countries of the world and more than 2 000 faculty members including the top-notch global experts in the spheres of natural sciences, engineering and social sciences. Our 18 Institutes offer more than 350 Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Programs in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, economics and management taught in Russian and English. The number of UrFU alumni exceeds 300 000 people.
In 2015, Ural Federal University will receive the IYPT flag from the preceding host, Suranaree University of Technology (Thailand). Upon the completion of the tournament, it will ultimately transfer the flag to the IYPT 2017 host, National University of Singapore.
The IYPT 2016 will highlight the first time since the 6th IYPT in Protvino when the IYPT is hosted in Russia. It is expected that the teams from over 30 countries from across the globe will join the 29th IYPT in 2016. With a steadily growing participant pool and two more years of preparation, the 29th IYPT 2016 can become the largest IYPT ever in terms of teams and global reach.
28th International Young Physicists' Tournament :Suranaree University of Technology, Nakhon Ratchasima
The registration fee is 1,500 € per team. The fee covers board and lodging on the campus for up to 5 team members and 2 team leaders for the time of the tournament (i. e. June 27th to July 4th). Team members will be provided with accommodation in the Sima Thani hotel with maximum occupancy of 3 with en-suite facilities.Team leaders will be accommodated in the Sima Thani hotel with maximum occupancy of 2 with en-suit facilities.
Independent jury members will be accommodated in the Sima Thani hotel in double rooms with en-suite facilities. Team leaders and independent jury members will be provided with the opportunity to upgrade their accommodation to a single room with en-suite facilities or an upgrade fee of 210 €. These fees shall be collected by the IYPT and transferred to the LOC together with the registration fees. Additional lodging for visitors is limited, cost per person: 1,000 €
The International Young Physicists’Tournament, IYPT, is a theoretical and practical competition involves teams of five high school students from all over the world, preparing solutions to seventeen problems. The official language in IYPT is English, and IYPT is a member of WFPHC (World Federation of Physics Competition). IYPT was initially organized in 80’s in Moscow. As the popularity grew, this tournament spread out and different countries started to participate. These days, the competition attracts teams from nearly thirty countries and takes place in a different country each year. The rules for presentation of the results, opposition, reviewing and judgment by the independent jury are fixed in the Regulations of IYPT.During each Physics Fight (PF) students have not only to present their solution to one of the 17 problems as chosen by their opponent but they have to oppose the presentation of other students. The reporter then has to defend his solution against the opponent. The reviewer then summarizes what have been done by reporter and opponent (all the information are in the Regulations).