DUBLIN: In a science quiz competition organised by Essence Ireland with the aim of developing scientific awareness in children, Brianna Susan Binu won the first prize, Sidharth Biju won the second prize and Madhav Sandip Nambiar won the third prize, in the junior category.
In the secondary category, Seya Sen and Anjika Nayak shared first place, while Karthik Sreekanth and Joel Saiju were second and third, respectively.
This year’s workshop was held online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to the quiz competition, there were also science article, science project and science poster designing competitions. These are being evaluated by an expert committee. The winners will be announced later. Prizes and certificates for the winners will be handed over in the following days.
The organizers and participants commented that this was a great opportunity for the children to develop a scientific interest.