Philippine Science High School students win in Moscow

Posted at 09/05/2014 2:54 PM | Updated as of 09/05/2014 2:58 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Students from Philippine Science High School-Diliman (PSHS) wow an award at the 10th International Student's Science Fair (ISSF) held in Moscow, Russia last month.

The team, composed of Adrielle Theresa DL. Cusi, John Christian G. Nacpil, and Lizbeth Joy G. Tan, participated in the fair with this research "Development of a Leap Motion Controller-based Program for Finger Range-of-Motion Measurement."

It was one of the three projects awarded as "Most Creative and Innovative" out of 23 projects in the Biotechnology, Health, and Medicine cluster.

The PSHS students were accompanied by teacher/adviser Donna Salve P. Cornes.

The ISSF is a yearly event that aims to facilitate networking and information-sharing among students and teachers from various countries in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

The 10th ISSF was hosted by the Moscow Chemical Lyceum #3103 (MCL) in collaboration with the Lift to the Future organization and the People's Friendship University of Russia. Delegates from 25 countries presented a total of 120 projects in both poster exhibitions and roundtable discussions.