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June 17, 2015 3:30 pm Published by

Expressions of Interest from students to attend the National Youth Science Forum in January 2016 closed on 31 May 2015.  Once again, I can report that the level of interest from students was high, and that we will again have more quality applicants than places available in the program.  That we have to disappoint so many… Read more

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GSK Award for Research Excellence 2015

June 17, 2015 3:24 pm Published by

Applications are now open for the GSK Award for Research Excellence 2015, a longstanding and prestigious award which supports outstanding Australian research in the area of human medical health. As an innovation-focussed company, GSK places high value on medical research. The award, with its accompanying grant of $80,000, has played a part in assisting some… Read more

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Undertake research in your first year at university at ANU

June 17, 2015 3:22 pm Published by

Rarely do you get the opportunity to undertake research in your first year of uni but The Australian National University (ANU) offers three programs that allow you to do just that. The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) Science, Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development) (Honours) and Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research & Development) (Honours) are programs… Read more

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Lui Lawrence-Rangger, NYSF Alumnus 2014 at University of Queensland

June 17, 2015 3:18 pm Published by

Lui Lawrence-Rangger is an NYSF alumnus (2014) who started a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Ecology, at the University of Queensland (UQ) this year. “Coming from a class of a mere 22 students, I had always figured that moving up to university was going to be a massive lifestyle and social change. I have however… Read more

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From Monash to Princeton

June 17, 2015 3:16 pm Published by

Tasman Powis, is a graduate of Monash University with a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering/Bachelor of Science with Honours.  In September 2015 he will begin his PhD in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University. Tasman Powis studied a double degree in Aerospace Engineering and Science at Monash University from 2009-2014, with majors… Read more

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New Nova website set to ignite interest in science

June 17, 2015 3:14 pm Published by

The Australian Academy of Science’s flagship science information website for adults and older students, Nova: science for curious minds, is undergoing an exciting transformation that is set to ignite interest in science. Due to be launched in late June, the new Nova will be beautiful to look at, engaging, user-friendly and accessible to people of… Read more

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