YRoNS -2021

Date: April 13-15, 2021
Atharv Santosh Gupta from Class IX along with 13 other students from Amity Group of Schools participated in the 14th International Conference of Young Researchers of Natural Science held virtually.The conference facilitated by AERCshowcased hisrhythmic talent wherein, he presented his short video on Indian classical ragas. 83 students and mentors from eight nations participated in the conference based on theme ‘Stay- at - Home Lab-Science Experiments At Home’. During the conference, participants showcased presentations of their experiments in natural science at home like a simulated model of the Corona virus, Chemical Cryptography, Plastic Pollution Free world-a commitment, working of the RUBE GOLDBERG Machine, visualization of fingerprints by super glue etc.Atharv presented his ideas on combating micronutrient deficiency in kitchen garden through biofortification with expired medicines.

The second virtual 14th YRoNS begins
Lamp lighting and chanting of mantras at the inaguagration ceremony
Kuchipudi dance recital at the inaugration ceremony
Chairperson addresses the conference
HE Dr. Marjan Cencen, Ambassador of Slovenia interacts with students
Students interact during the conference
Participants discuss ideas during the conference


Rits Super Global Forum 2020

Date: November 10-22, 2020
Rosni Srivastava and Joy Chatterjee both from Class XI along with 18 students and 10 teachers from Amity Group of Schools participated in the 7th Chapter of Rits Super Global Forum (RSGF 2020) held virtually by Ritsumeikan High School, Japan. Students of Amity have been participating in the program for the last 6 years consecutively and the event is facilitated by Amity Educational Resource Centre. Students delivered presentations based on the theme of the event, ‘What can we do under the situations of the Corona virus’. They also showcased a video on ‘India’ based on its rich heritage and culture. Overall, 150 students from over 18 schools and 11 countries attended the event.

Team Amity together at the event
Students from the world over discuss ideas on handling Covid-19
Students from Ritsumeikan High School, Japan and Amity participate in cultural program


Digital Young Leaders Summit 2020

Date: July 20 -22, 2020
ChaviGautum (VIII), Anika Mathur & Aditi Sinha (XI) and Shiv Srivastava (XII)along with 14 other students from different branches of Amity Group of School, Delhi / NCR participated in Digital Young Leaders Summit for the first time. The event held virtually was organised under the aegis of Amity Education Resource Centre (AERC) and was based on theme 2020 Vision: Future Changemakers. Students from UK, Greece, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China and India participated in the global event. The annual summit for secondary school students is held by a core team of fellows from the University of Oxford in collaboration with Knowledge Collective. Their mentors and speakers, comprise professors and researchers from the University of Oxford along with specialists from industry, medicine, business, the humanities and the social sciences.

Participants from all over the world at YLDS
A lecture on leadership underway
Students share different aspects of leadership
A student shares business model


YRoNS 2020

Date: June 2, 9 & 16, 2020
Shivanshi Sharma(ClassIX) along with 10 Amitians from Amity Group of Schools participated in the 13thYRoNS held online this year. The annual event for scientific and cultural exchange, held under the aegis ofAmity Educational Resource Centre (AERC) saw participation of 48 studentsfrom 9 countries includingHungary, Germany, Norway, France, Slovenia, Netherlands, Russia, Brazil and India. The three day event was based on 3 different themes on each day namely ‘The world during the Covid 19 period’, ‘Our country during Covid 19 and ‘science and cultural presentations’. Innovations like superabsorbent material ‘Hydratonic’, making apple wine using yeast, plant health monitoring app, inventing a battery run vehicle named OAWAAP for contactless deliveries, planting vegetable gardens in urban spaces with self-tilting solar panels were shared and discussed. Issues like why lycra masks were the best, importance of online learning and homeschooling amidst transformed times, etc., were also deliberated upon.

Chairperson Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan (first row centre) addresses the young innovators
Mr Istvan Sandor, Founder YRoNS addresses the participants
Participants at YRoNS deliberate upon global issues
Students from Norway register their cultural presence online
Prof. Daniel Soares, Institute of Education, Science and Technology, Brazil addresses the conference
MrKárolyGyörgy, International Secretary, Hungarian Trade Union Confederation addresses the participants
Faculty advisors from different nations attend the conference


Eurofest 2019 Odyssey of Mind

Date: April 26-29, 2019
School team bagged first prize in mixed team problem at 27th Eurofest 2019 Odyssey of Mind, held in Svyazist, St. Petersburg, Russia. More than 50 teams from 11 countries participated in the world finals of the competition including 5 teams from different Amity Group of Schools from Delhi / NCR. AIS Saket team also won the first prize and AIS Gurugram 46 team came third in mixed team problem. Teams from AIS Noida and AIS Pushp Vihar got second and fourth positions respectively in long term and spontaneous activities.

The winners of Amity with their trophy and cheery smiles
Winner team of mixed problem cheer and smile for lenses
Numero Uno winners all smiles and cheers
Team Amity with its pride The Global Times at Svyazist, St. Petersburg, Russia


YRoNS 2019 at Amsterdam

Date: April 9-11, 2019
Mrinal Sharma of Class XII along with 8 students from different branches of Amity Group of Schools participated in the 12th edition of YRoNS organized under the aegis of AERC. The conference, an initiative of Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools was hosted by Amity International School Amstelveen, Amsterdam. Total 46 students from 7 countries namely Hungary, France, Norway, Slovenia, Germany, Netherland and India took part in the symposium and presented science projects based on the theme ‘World of Colours’. Students also got hands-on learning experience as they visited prominent places like Nemo Science museum, Micropia- a museum of microbes, Artis Zoo, a goat farm, Madurodam – a miniature museum, and Keukenhof –the largest flower garden in the world. They also interacted with eminent scientists, ambassadors of both India and Netherlands and imbibed valuable lessons.

Team Amity at YRoNS 2019 held at AIS Amsterdam
Students of AIS Amsterdam sing school song to welcome delegates
Team YRoNS -2019 at the Indian Embassy
Delegates of YRoNS with the hon’ble Mayor of Amstelveen
Ms. Jolanda van der Aart, Senior Manager – Indo Dutch Business Relations at podium
Ms.Jane van Kampen Chief Guest & Mr.Istvan Sandor Founder YRoNS with Ms. Jyoti Arora
Team YRoNS with H.E. Venu Rajamony Indian Ambassador to Netherlands


11th YRoNS Conference at Russia

Date: April 25-30, 2018
Six students from Amity Group of Schools including Khushi Chaudhary and Mrinal Sharma of Class XI from AIS, MV participated in the 11th International Conference, Young Researchers in Natural Science (YRoNS) held at Magnitogorsk, Russia. The theme for this year’s coveted symposium ‘Sustainable City Development, Ecological Approach’, was organised under the aegis of Amity Educational Resource Centre (AERC). Team Amity India gave presentations on a variety of topics. Team AIS MV gave a presentation on ‘LUTE-The Smart Dustbin’ which was highly appreciated by the international audience for its innovative matter and research.

Students from Amity Group of Schools along with mentor teachers
Team India at YRoNS conference
AIS MV team present their project
Students present their science project chart


10th YRoNS Conference at Norway

Date: April 24- 28, 2017
Ten students from Amity Group of Schools comprising Aryan Bachhety and Rishi Gupta from the school participated in the 10th International Conference, Young Researchers in Natural Science (YRoNS) held at Arendal Videregaende Skole, Norway. The theme for this year’s coveted symposium ‘Energy for the future’, was organised under the aegis of Amity Educational Resource Centre (AERC). Team Amity India gave presentations on topics such as Battery Mould, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Algae on urban walls, Green Electricity, Conservation, Biofuel production by algae treatment, etc. which were highly appreciated by the International audience for their innovative matter and research.

The winners of Amity with their trophy and cheery smiles
Winner team of mixed problem cheer and smile for lenses
Numero Uno winners all smiles and cheers
Team Amity with its pride The Global Times at Svyazist, St. Petersburg, Russia


International Roller Skating Champ

Date: September 17-18, 2016
Vinayak Seth of Class V C brought laurels to the school by winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in 3000 mts, 500 mts and musical chairs on skates respectively in the ARSECC and OGFP Open International Roller Sports Championship organized from September 17-18, 2016 at the Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand. Vinayak also had the proud privilege to carry the Indian tricolor flag during the opening ceremony, representing team India.
Says Vinayak, "I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my Chairperson ma'am for giving me this opportunity, my school principal Dr Priyanka Mehta for believing in me and my coach Bhagat Singh for guiding me all through the journey and helping me gain this substantial experience."

Vinayak Seth representing India at the Open International Roller Sports Championship, at the Suphan Buri Provincial Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.

Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists

Date: July 14-16, 2016
The school won 1Gold and 1Bronze at the Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists (APCYS 2016). The project titled ‘Utilization of kitchen waste’ by Dhvanii Chawla and Arjit Roy won Gold in Poster presentation. ‘Project Aasha – Hope for the better Future’ by Aryaman Singh won a Bronze in the Poster presentation. The 5th edition of the conference organized from July 14-16, 2016 for students from Class VI to XII was hosted in India for the first time at Amity University Manesar campus. The conference saw some of the best minds and scientific talents from more than 20 countries across the Asia and Pacific showcase research by students in the area of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Life Science. Out 40 projects presented from India, 24 projects belonged to Amity Group of Schools. The Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) is the Asian chapter of the globally renowned Centre for Young Scientists (CYS) and has played crucial role in exposing young students to International science standards.

Arijit Roy won Gold medal at APCYS 2016
Aryaman and Ishir Roongta won Bronze medal at APCYS 2016
Dhvanii Chawla won Gold medal at APCYS 2016

Amity Teacher Presents Paper at Vienna

Dr SK Singhal, Physics teacher from AIS MV, represented India at 7th International Conference on New Horizons in Education, held at University of Technology, Vienna from July 13-15, 2016. Out of 1000 entries from all over the world, he was the only teacher selected from India to present his paper on ‘Stimulating Young Minds by Hands-on Activities’. The conference was organized by Governors State University, USA; Vienna University of Technology, Vienna and Sakarya University, Turkey.

Dr Singhal presents his paper on 'Stimulating Young Minds by Hands-on Activities'
Dr Singhal at the University of Technology, Vienna

Scholarship for German Language Camp

Jivitesh Jain and Isha Arora (Class XI) won an all-expenses-paid, three-week scholarship to attend Aachen Camp, a language camp in Germany. The scholarship was awarded for their exemplary performance in ‘Fit in Deutsch 2 – A2’, an exam conducted by Goethe Institut, New Delhi.

Jivitesh (L) and Isha at the Aachen Camp, Germany

Indo-German project

Taking learning outside the classroom, 11 students from AIS Mayur Vihar along with two teachers, visited Germany from May 28 to June 10, 2016 as part of a year long (July 2015-June 2016) Indian-German Classroom project. The opportunity, extended by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools & RBEF, and facilitated by Amity Educational Resource Centre (AERC), aimed at providing the students a cross cultural exposure and global perspective. As a part of the project, AIS Mayur Vihar had earlier hosted a group of German students and teachers in their school, from Oct 3 - 16, 2015. The participating students worked on a project, ‘Happiness - what does happiness mean to you?’ that entailed studying of various traditions in the two cultures, that lead to happiness.

Participants of the Indo-German project at AIS Mayur Vihar

Eurofest

Eurofest, is the next stage of the Odyssey of the Mind programme, world’s largest creative problem solving programme. Teams of students from kindergarten to college from across the world, showcase performances on long term and spontaneous problems.

The regional winners of ODM, viz, Kartikeya Gupta, Pallavi Nigam, Ankita Chabra, Isha Arora, Tanveen Kaur Bedi, Shambhavi Rathore and Mrinal Sharma, along with their team coach Teena Elizabeth Varkey, participated in the international level of the competition – Eurofest. Held at Poland from April 29 - May 3, (2016 ?), the team won the third prize, thus proving their proficient problem solving skills. The school team competed with multifarious teams from India, China, Poland, Romania, Russia, Belarus and Germany, among others. In the mixed team problem category, the school team was clubbed with the Russian team from Chelyabinsk and Romanian team from Bucharest.

The team of AIS Mayur Vihar with their trophy at Eurofest

IRIS

The Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS), is initiated by Intel Technology India with the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (DST), and Indo-US Science Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for empowering the next generation of innovators.

Two students of the school, Kopal Gupta and Shreya Nandi, bagged the gold medal at the Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS) National Fair 2014. Competing with students from across the country, the duo proved their mettle to win the first position in the competition. Their passion for cleanliness inspired them to develop a project wherein they used carbon to remove pesticides and residual insecticides from the surface of fruits and vegetables. The innovative project was applauded by everyone.

Kopal Gupta & Shreya Nandi won Gold Medal at IRIS National Fair

Ishani Goomer and Khanak Bhargava of Class XI participated in the renowned Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science (IRIS) National Fair 2012 and won the gold medal. The students made an innovative project to distinguish naturally ripened fruits from artificially ripened fruits. The project was selected to represent India at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair that was held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in May 2013.

Ishani Goomer & Khanak Bhargava’s project won gold medal at IRIS

ISEF

ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair) is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, for high school students. Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for approximately $4 million in prizes.

In a significant achievement for the school, budding scientists Khanak Bhargava & Ishani Goomer won the 3rd Grand Award in Biochemistry at International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), held in Phoenix, Arizona, USA in May 2013. The young scientists competed with participants from more than 70 countries and exchanged their ideas and knowledge. They got a unique opportunity to interact with Nobel laureates and other eminent personalities from all over the world. Back in India, the winning duo was felicitated by Mr Vineet Joshi, Chairman, CBSE, for their stupendous achievement.

The dyad won the 3rd Grand Award in Biochemistry at ISEF
Khanak Bhargava & Ishani Goomer felicitated by Rahul Gandhi


At the International Science and Engineering Fair, held in California, USA in May 2014, Kopal Gupta & Shreya Nandi of Class XI, won 4th position in Chemistry for their project: ‘Kit to remove pesticides present on the surface of fruits and vegetables’.

Kopal and Shreya won the 4th position in at ISEF 2014


YRoNS

YRoNS (Young Researchers on Natural Science) is an opportunity for high school students from different schools and countries to present orally a research project they have carried out in science. The programme encourages the young generation to think globally by bonding with each other.

Agrima Gupta, Anjali Ramesh & Vasu Goyal of Class IX, participated in YRoNS 2013 held at Slovenia. Their project ‘A Litre of Light’ was appreciated by the jury. At Slovenia, the students were hosted by Jurija Vega Grammar School, Idrija and also got the opportunity to visit Venice and Moscow. The project of the students had won gold medal at Vasudha, the inter Amity competition that encourages students to prepare innovative projects in science.


Students present their project at YRoNS, in Slovenia


International Workshops

In keeping with the vision of Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools, to nurture globally responsible citizens, the school organizes workshops with resource persons of international repute, for the students.


Interaction with CV Raman’s grandson

The students of the school got the golden opportunity to interact with Vivek Radhakrishnan, grandson of Nobel Laureate CV Raman and his mother Dominique Radhakrishnan on February 29, 2016 in an interactive session held at the school. The session was attended by science students of classes 9th, 10th and 11th. Mr. Vivek Radhakrishnan, is an entrepreneur, sports evangelist and a passionate cyclist. In the interesting session, he shared stories of his life which underscored the implications of everyday science and scientific concepts and emphasized the importance of practical hands-on knowledge over theory. The students made the most of the opportunity by asking myriad questions on diverse issues.

Vivek Radhakrishnan interacts with the students during the workshop

Workshop with Sunita Williams

In a one of a kind rendezvous, the students of the school got to interact with astronaut Sunita Williams, in an interesting session with Sachin Bhamba, chairman and managing director of SPACE group. The renowned astronaut narrated stimulating anecdotes about her life en route to becoming an astronaut. As she reminisced about her childhood and youth and picked her way through the numerous twists and turns to choose her profession, she immediately struck a rapport with audience that comprised students from 60 schools across Delhi and NCR.

Excited students with Captain Sunita Williams

Indian-German Classroom

In a unique initiative, AIS Mayur Vihar is conducting an Indian-German Classroom project with GyulaTrebitschSchuleTonndorf, Hamburg from July 2015 (or 2014) to June 2016. This project is a joint venture of Robert Bosch Stiftung (Robert Bosch Foundation) and Goethe Institut, New Delhi. As a part of the project, two teachers, Ms Eva Breiter and Ms Astrid Kluβmann, from GyulaTrebitschSchuleTonndorf, Hamburg visited the school in October 2014. They conducted a workshop wherein they informed the students about the education system in Germany.


International Painting Exhibition

Anvit Gupta of Class VII A won the 1st position at the International Exhibition of paintings at Japan, sponsored by Rotary Club of Delhi South West. His painting received international acclaim at the exhibition.

Avnit receiving his award
Avnit’s painting displayed at the exhibition in Japan