Iranian student comes 4th in Intl. Brain Bee Competitions

TEHRAN – In the 2016 International Brain Bee World Championship (IBBWC) held June 30–July 4 in Copenhagen, Denmark, an Iranian high school student won the fourth place, the Iranian Neuroscience Society reported on Saturday. According to IRNA, the 15-year-old Shayan Baqeri was one of the youngest students among the contestants from 26 countries. Born and bred in Rasht, a city in northern Iran, Baqeri had only 6 months of neuroscience studies under his belt, when he came first in the national competitions among 400 Iranian students, said Ali Shahbazi, an instructor and a member of the Iranian Neuroscience Society. Baqeri then moved up to the second stage of the national competitions, held in Iran University of Medical Sciences in April in English, and once again he stood first. So far,…


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