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International competitions and Olympiads 2015/16

Since 2007, Gimnazija Vič has taken part in a wide range of different international projects connected to science and technology, in particular those which deal with the important theme of sustainable development.

We are happy to say that this school year has been another one with great successes for the students and mentors of our school. Hundreds of students from schools right around the world take part in these competitions so any prize is a great achievement for the people involved and positive reflection of our school.

GENIUS Olympiad New York, USA

Gold Award

Gašper Bizjan for his short film “Final Bloom” which deals with the aftermath of an environmental catastrophe.

Silver Award

Miha Černe and Jaka Grbac for their project on the design of molecular weaving.

Luka Derganc and Katja Predan for their short film “An evil plan to save the world” which can be viewed here:

Bronze Award

Anja Dremelj and Anja Pirih for their project on the effect of glucose on cell survival after electroporation.

Miha Pompe for his project on the development of CO2 and conductivity sensors for air/water quality detection.

Honourable Mention

Martin Justin and Rok Kovač for their Citi-Sense project which deals with monitoring and improving air quality in our school’s classrooms.

GENIUS School of the Year Award 2016

This special prize was awarded to Gimnazija Vič this year, a remarkable achievement when you consider that over one hundred countries took part in this competition.

GENIUS Supervisor Award 2016

This special prize was awarded to Alenka Mozer, a teacher of chemistry at our school and the key supervisor of all these major international science projects and competitions.

INESPO Olympiad Utrecht, Netherlands

Gold Award

Sara Jamnik and Helena Perić for their project on the development of a food supplement from pomegranate juice.

Silver Award

Miha Pompe for his project on the development of CO2 and conductivity sensors for air/water quality detection.

ISWEEP Olympiad Texas, USA

Silver Award

Lucija Parkelj and Borut Šketa for their project on bioengineered protein lattice as a promising sustainable smart nanomaterial.

Bronze Award

Nejc Hirci and Vid Klopčič for their project on the development of a mobile application for displaying air pollution in cities.

IFSES Forum International Competition Guadalajara, Mexico

Gold Award (and 1st Place overall)

Nejc Hirci and Vid Klopčič for their project on the development of a mobile application for displaying air pollution in cities.

Well done to all the students who took part in these competitions and thanks to the teachers and mentors from our school who worked with them at various stages of their projects to help the students achieve their full potential.

We would also like to thank the researchers and professors from the educational institutions who took time to work with our teams through the school year, in particular:

  • National Institute of Chemistry
  • Jožef Stefan Institute
  • Biotechnical Faculty of the University of Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana
  • Faculty of Computer and Information Science of the University of Ljubljana
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