Doesef Resarch Project Contest

Vilnius Büyükelçiliği 21.12.2015

Name of the competition: DOESEF (Doğanata Education Science, Energy, Engineering, Project Fair)

Organizing Institution: Doğanata Education and Culture Foundation, Izmir University ,

Aim of the competition: The primary objective of educational and scientific institutions is to teach how to learn the language of science at a young age, and taste and enjoy doing research anywhere in the world and by using it to reach everything. Izmir University aims to educate their students in order to make them “Scientists of Future” by providing them an environment to develop the ideas they are curious about and give them facilities do research.

Content of the competition: Students of High School and their equivalents. Branches of the competitions:

1. Physic

2. Chemistry

3. Biology

4. Energy – Engineering

5. Computer – Software

Terms of the Applications for Candidates:

1- Research projects will be in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Energy -Engineering and computer software fields.

2- Each student can attend the competition only with one project. Projects can be prepared by one student or a group (max 3 students and a teacher).

3- Project reports should include the aim of the study, introduction, material and methods, conclusions, discussion, references and acknowledgment. Report should be written in compliance with the rules specified on, and they should exceed 300 words.

4- All the participants’ projects should be appropriate for the field that they are competing. Projects must be done using scientific methods.

5- All projects must comply with the ethical rules.

6- Projects will be evaluated by the academic members of the university. Judges may change the branch of the project based on the content.

7- Evaluation of projects will be based on creativity and originality, literature, scientific thinking, scientific method, data management, results, application, skills and research efforts. There will be no appealing against the results of the assessments.

8- Project applications should be made online ( Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be done by 15/01/2016, the latest.

9- Projects that are worth exhibiting will be announced on the web site on 30/01/2016. Project owners will be notified by e-mail.

10- Projects exhibitions will be at Fatih College between 10/04/2016 and 15/04/2016. All the tables and boards used for the exhibitions will be provided by our institutions. Please check our web site for the measures (sizes) of stalls and posters (www.doesef.og)

11- It is advised for the projects owners to apply for the patent before they are exhibited if the projects have commercial value.

12- The participation fee is €400, inclusive of a single person with full board accommodation and cultural program.

13- All the participants including all students and teachers will get certificates of attendance.

14- Projects will be eliminated if they are not appropriate to the terms of the competitions and the rules of organization committee. All the project owners are obliged to act in accordance with Ministry of Education regulations.


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