نوع مقاله : مقاله ترویجی
گروه بیوتکنولوژی، پردیس علوم، دانشگاه تهران، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
Twenty-first century is called by many experts as century of science and knowledge. Obviously, advancement in science and technology is one of the principle indecies to be considered for endowments that a country can be proud of. The Science Olympiad considered as a student movement, is held every year in various countries. The main goal for conducting such Olympiads is to identify, absorb, train and support and guide these gifted students. International Olympiad in Mathematics, has been considered as the oldest competition among students world-wise. Indian science Olympiad foundation despite its not so long history, has been able to achieve relatively high performance. American National Olympiads is known to be one of the oldest worldwide Olympiad. This country has been able to maintain and preserve high spirit of research orientation and motivation among students body. The Islamic Republic of Iran, is also ranked as one of the most influential countries participating in international Olympiads.
The Olympiad results of recent years confirm the high educational standing, intellectual status and global competitiveness of Iranian students. However, maintaining the current progressive stand requires necessary support, capital investment and planning. This achievement will not be realized unless we identify the challenges and provide necessary expertise solutions towards their realization.