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Here we inform you about current news and interesting information about the International Biology Olympiad.

IBO Challenge 2021: Event website & registration deadlines due end of March

The organizers of the virtual IBO Challenge 2021 have just announced that the new competition event website will be released by the end of March. At the same time,...

IBO 2021 cancelled due to COVID-19 // Virtual substitute event proposed: IBO Challenge 2021

Dear Delegates of IBO, I am deeply sad to inform you that it will not be possible, once more, to host a face-to-face IBO, due to the pandemic situation that the SARS-CoV-2...

IBO 2021 & the pandemic: Decisions to be announced early February

IBO 2021 and the Pandemic: Decisions to be Announced Early February The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is putting the hosts of IBO 2021 in front of immense hurdles....

IBO 2021 practicals have been announced

IBO 2021 Practicals have been Announced Despite the ongoing uncertainties with regards to COVID-19, the organizers of IBO 2021 continue to plan next year's competition...

THE VIRTUAL IBO CHALLENGE 2020 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS

THE VIRTUAL IBO CHALLENGE 2020 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS IBO 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But thanks to the Japanese organizers, the IBO...

IBO 2021 scheduled regularly

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the hosts of IBO 2021 continue to prepare next year's IBO as scheduled. Together, the hosts and we at the IBO association evaluate...

IBO Challenge 2020: Results now available

The results of the IBO Challenge 2020 (A Substitute for the 31st IBO Nagasaki, Japan) are now available at the competition's website. Congratulations to all participants -...

IBO Challenge: Hosts provide preliminary plans

As announced earlier, our regular IBO for 2020 in Nagasaki / Japan had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, instead of leaving competitors worldwide...

Information brochure "COVID-19: A guide to action"

Former IBO alumni at CELERA, a Spain-based program supporting gifted students' development, have participated in a group that has published a comprehensive summary on...

IBO 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19

We regret to inform you that IBO 2020 is cancelled due to the current worlwide situation with COVID-19. The full statement by our wonderful hosts in Japan concerning this...