About the International Biology Olympiad (IBO)
The International Biology Olympiad (IBO) is an annual event where students from all over the world compete on their knowledge of biology. The participants are pre-university school students. To take part in the IBO, the students must be in the top four in the National Biology Olympiad in their individual countries.
The 28th International Biology Olympiad organised by the Royal Society of Biology in partnership with The University of Warwick was held from 23rd to 29th July this year at Coventry, United kingdom
69 countries participated in the competition .Each country sends a delegation of four students who are the winners of the respective National Biology Olympiad.Over the week there was two full days of exams for participants, split into a practical day consisting of 3 practical tasks and a theoretical day consisting of 2 theory exams. There were also a number of excursions and activities for both participants and accompanying adults. The Olympiad closed with an Awards Dinner on Saturday 29th July.