Friday, 16 Apr 2021
Winners of the Falling Walls Lab Oman 2018 competition hosted by The Research Council were announced on Monday.

Winners of Falling Walls Lab Oman 2018 competitors announced

Out of 151 entries, 20 proposals had been chosen to compete in the final round. Three winners had been chosen with two of them obtaining certified to attend the Falling Walls Lab Conference to be held in Berlin, Germany on November eight and 9.

The very first spot winner was Balaquis bint Sultan Said al Ruheli from International Maritime College. Her presentation was named ‘Breaking the wall: Alternative fuel using camel manure and PJ’.

Sara bint Saleem bin Salim al Batrani from the University of Nizwa stood second. Her presentation was named ‘Breaking the wall of pollution’.

Both Balaquis and Sara will go to Berlin.

Dr Saad Sabbar Dahham from the College of Applied Sciences in Rustaq won the third spot for the presentation ‘Breaking the wall of colon cancer defence’.

The announcement was created at the Holiday Inn Seeb. The occasion was held below the auspices of H H Sayyida Dr Muna bint Fahad al Said, assistant vice chancellor for International Cooperation at Sultan Qaboos University.

Sayyida Dr Muna mentioned, “I would like to thank all those who took part in this competition. The competition aims to highlight the role of science in breaking the barriers between nations. It gives an opportunity for all Omani youth to show their ideas and creativity.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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