HISTORY - Australia at IYPT

JYPT/IYPT Australia/IYPT

Australia were first represented at IYPT in Donaueschingen, Germany, in 1998. For the first few years the members of the Australian Team were all selected from Brisbane Girls Grammar School.

2018 Beijing  22nd

Mukund Ghantala (BGS), Lavien Premraj (BGS), William Power - C (BGS),Raiden Lemon (THS)

Daniel Rutherford (SCBC)

2017  Singapore 18th

Daniel Campbell (ASAS),  Thejan Elankayer (ASAS),  Liam Harris - C (ASAS), Xuan Nghi Pham (BGGS), Shaylah Ryan-Sherriff (SCBC)

2016 Russia 17th

John Song (ASAS), Finn Connolly (ASAS),  Kathryn Bird (BGGS), Jared Loffler-C (SCBC), Jack Ellery (SCBC)

2015  Thailand   18th

Elisabeth Cox-C (BGGS), Grace Rehn (BGGS)   Aditiya Sethi (MHS),  Kevin Zhang(BGS), Isaac Edwards(BGS)

2014   United Kingdom       19th

Sivagowri Somasundaram (BGGS), Claire Ulrich (BGGS), Jesse Tong (BGS) Douglas Coulter (BGS), Alastair Butcher (ASAS)

2013  Taipei       15th  

Heather Hunt-C (BGGS), Allissa Li (BGGS), Sophie Weir (BGGS), Katie Ward (BGGS), Michael Chen (BGS)

2012   Germany       17th

Allissa Li-C (BGGS), Tony Zhang (NC), Simon McMahon (ASAS), David Kim(NC), Laura Perrin(BGGS)

2011   Iran       Did not compete

2010   Austria       8th

Shiney Seo (BGGS), Manuri Gunawardena (BGGS), Jono Sklavos-Creevey (BGS), Chris Thang (BGS), Alistair Roe-c (BGS)

2009  China        9th 

Suzanne Scott (BGGS), Jessica Morton (BGGS), Tom Alcorn-c (BGS), Daniel Kim (BGS), David Yap (BGS)

2008   Croatia       8th

Samantha Luck-C (BGGS), Sarah Thang (BGGS), Ekta Paw (BGGS), Georgina Roberts (BGGS), Kathryn Zealand (BGGS)

2007   Korea       1st - World Champions!

Christopher Bentley (ASAS), Mitchell Stevens (ASAS), Tom Milburn (BGS), Antonia Morris (BGGS), Kathryn Zealand-C (BGGS)

2006   Slovakia      4th

Alex Karrasch-C (BGS), Tom Siebert (BGS), Alex Price (BGGS), Emma Burrell (BGGS), Kathryn Zealand (BGGS)

2005   Switzerland       4th

Tom Vos-C (BGS), Jack Huang (BGS), Andrew Palmer (BGS), Kieran Powyer (ASAS), Hilary Martin (BGGS)

2004   Australia        11th  and 17th

Alex Mercer-C (BGGS), Emily See (BGGS), Erina MacDonald (BGGS), JK Wu (BGS), Nima Kayvan (Kenmore SHS)andTheresa Jo (ASAS), Stephanie Kuo (SC), Trent Spears-C (ASAS), Kieran Powyer (ASAS), Natasha Bosanac (SC)

2003   Sweden       8th

Caitlin Wilson-C (BGGS), Panayiota Tanos(BGGS), Tom Sze (BGS), Lewis Au(BGS), Skye Perkins (FC)

2002   Ukraine       5th

Lucy McKenzie-C (BGGS), Shehara Mendis (BGGS), Geordie Shannon (BGGS), Julie Tse (BGGS), Priya Cherian (BGGS)

2001   Finland       2nd

Gen Thompson-C (BGGS), Lindsey McGrath (BGGS), Tiffany Sproles (BGGS), Rhiannon Mulherin (BGGS), Vicky Ling (BGGS)

2000   Hungary        10th

Sophie Ferris-C (BGGS), Claire Humphreys (BGGS), Tegan Davey (BGGS), Vanessa Haberken (BGGS), Jusveer Rakhra (BGGS)

1999   Austria        18th

Jen MacGillivray-C (BGGS), Alex Gilles (BGGS), Megan O'Connor (BGGS), Sally Brand (BGGS), Lacey White (BGGS)

1998   Germany     17th

Vivien Stewart-C (BGGS), Emma Carlisle (BGGS), Rebecca Farley (BGGS), Georgia     Cooke (BGGS), Caitlin Marley (BGGS)

 

IYPT in Australia

 

In 2002 Fairholme College, Toowoomba challenged Brisbane Girls Grammar School for the right to represent Australia with Brisbane Girls Grammar School winning in a very tight competition.

 

The IYPT Australia Challenge was established in 2003 and the winning team of three students automatically qualifies to be part of the Australian Team. Two other students are selected to join them.

 

Winners:

2018: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2017: All Saints Anglican School

2016: South Coast Baptist College, WA

2015: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2014: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2013:Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

2012: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2010 Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2009: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD

2008: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

2007: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

2006: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

2005 BrisbaneGrammar School, QLD

2004: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

2003: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, QLD

 

The Junior Young Physicists' Tournament, JYPT, was started in 2010 for students not in their final two years of schooling.

 

Hosts:

The Scots College, Sydney, Australia in 2010 

Wellington High School, Wellington, New Zealand in 2011

The Hutchins School, Hobart, Australia in 2012

The River Valley High School, Singapore in 2013

Korea in 2014

Wellington, New Zealand in 2015

All Saints Anglican School, 2016

Brisbane Grammar School, 2017

The Hutchins School, Hobart, Australia in 2018 

 

School Teams from Australia, New Zealand, Korea and Singapore have competed in these tournaments

 

 

 

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