Science and Tech Competition at Ubrica Summit

UBRICA FOOD, LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT

MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018

DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY, NYERI, KENYA

IN HONOUR AND LIVING MEMORY OF LIFE, WORK AND VISION OF THE DEPARTED GOVERNOR OF NYERI COUNTY, HIS EXCELLENCY, WAHOME GAKURU, Ph.D.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMPETITION

COMPETITION THEME 

Development of technological solutions for food, lifescience and health in Africa

UBRICA FOOD, LIFESCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT at Dedan Kimathi University, Nyeri County, Kenya, will involve a Science and Technology competition aimed at developing technical solution for food, life science and health to solve technology challenges in Africa.

SUB THEMES

Technological solution can be in any of the subthemes listed below:

  • Agriculture, food and nutrition
  • Physical infrastructure which may include, but not limited to: transportation, communication, sewage, water and electric systems 
  • Health services
  • Health information technology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Finance

This competition targets the participation of students all over the world who are interested in science, mathematics, engineering, manufacturing and design. The students are encouraged to work in multidisciplinary teams.

UBRICA design competition will encourage students to use creative thinking skills to solve technology problems. It also raises interest among young people in exploring and exploiting the potential within them and using it to improve development patterns, raising awareness on the need to create better communities and need for multidisciplinary solutions to grand challenges in global health.

Jury

The judges for the Science and Technology Competition will be selected each representing the various disciplines in the competition. Since the design competition will be international, gender balance and regional balance will be taken into consideration while selecting the jury. The judges will be expected to examine and evaluate the designs submitted by the participants and recommend which ones should be selected.

The jury will be composed of outstanding individuals in any of the following fields:

  • Basic science, including:
    • biology
    • chemistry
    • physics
    • mathematics
    • geography
  • Engineering
  • Computer science
  • Achitecture
  • Landscape architecture
  • Uban planning
  • Interior design
  • Medicine
  • Public health
  • Representatives from different sponsors
  • Consultants from other relevant fields
  • Researchers
  • Scholars and academics in the fields of engineering, computer science, architecture and biomedicine.

By accepting the position, a judge agrees to abide by the rules of the competition and pledge to:

  • Have no contact with any of the competitors. 
  • Devote fully to the task of evaluating entries on the days established for judging.
  • Respect and maintain the anonymity of the submissions, when anonymity is a part of the requirements. 
  • Submit a report explaining their decisions.
  • Make every effort to arrive at a consensus regarding the selection of winners.
  • Refrain from interjecting considerations in addition to or contrary to those specifically described in the program.
  • Abide by the requirements of the competition program in evaluating the competitors’ entries.

Eligibility

This Science and Technology competition is open to students all over the world. Primary and Secondary School students are encouraged to participate. The technology solution should be provided by participants working in multidisciplinary teams of not less than five individuals.

Participate should submit an abstract online for their work.

SUBMIT YOUR WORK HERE

(Copy and paste the link below to your browser, if embedded link is not active http://ubrica.com/summit/index.php/ubricasummit/ubricasummit1/author/submit?requiresAuthor=1)

Select the appropriate track on the Submission Form as: Science and Technology Design Competition

Copyright infringement is not allowed.

 

Summit Information



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PLENARY / ENTERPRISE DESIGN SESSIONS / ARCH. DESIGN COMPETITION / SCIENCE & TECH COMPETITION / EXPO

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UBRICA FOOD, LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT

MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018, DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY, NYERI, KENYA

IN HONOUR AND LIVING MEMORY OF LIFE, WORK AND VISION OF THE DEPARTED GOVERNOR OF NYERI COUNTY, HIS EXCELLENCY, WAHOME GAKURU, PhD

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