Six Romanian students won three gold medals and three silver medals at the 11th edition of the European Union Science Olympiad (EUSO), a practical team competition for EU secondary school science students, the Ministry of Education reports.
The Romanian gold medalists are Ioan Ignat of the National College “Mircea cel Batran” in Constanta, Dan Mircea Mirea – the National College “Fratii Buzesti” in Craiova and Dumitru Calugaru of the National College “Tudor Vladimirescu” in Targu Jiu, according to the Ministry of Education.
Ruxandra Tesloianu, Diana Ioana Constantin and Camelia Diaconu, students of the National College “Emil Racovita” won the silver medals.
The 11th edition of EUSO took place in Luxembourg, between March 17-24, and gathered 44 teams from 25 EU member states.
According to the participation eligibility, each EU member state is invited to send a delegation of six students (two teams) and three mentors, one for each discipline, biology, chemistry and physics, with the score of each experiment turning into points for the team.