“Nga Tawa School teen from Marton New Zealand accepted for Barcelona International Youth Science Challenge”

IBEC appears today in the New Zealand Herald, the newspaper with the largest circulation in the country.

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The story is about Marton-area student Lara Westraad, who has been selected to take part in this year’s Barcelona International Youth Science Challenge (BIYSC) – specifically in IBEC’s part of the course.

“Lara will have the opportunity to work on her first choice of research projects – instructive biomaterials for regenerative medicine at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia,” says the article, and quotes the North Island-based student: “”Basically it’s looking at a series of applications you could use to make regenerative medicine, to see how you would go about regenerating tissue using stem cells,” Lara said.”

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