The 43rd Joint School Science Exhibition (JSSE) which aims to arouse public interest in science and encourage youth creativity and innovation was held on August 27-31 at the Hong Kong Central Library. ASTRI has been keen to encourage young scientists to unleash their potentials by being the gold sponsor of JSSE for the second year.
Bearing the theme “Science without Bounds, Safety on all Grounds”, JSSE 2010 addressed the issues of industrial safety, domestic safety and road safety. Students were encouraged to utilize their creativity and apply their knowledge in science to design safety devices to help reduce the chances of accidents. The ultimate purpose was to promote public awareness of the importance of maintaining safety in everyday life.
22 secondary schools together with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and 3 overseas universities from Taiwan, Singapore and the US took part in the exhibition. Out of all the creative entries, Belilios Public School was elected winner of "ASTRI Innovation Award" as well as the Overall Award with their invention “Smart Plug”.