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February 23, 2016 12:00 pm Published by

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2016 January Sessions program is over, with the 400 students returning home to begin their final year of high school with newfound friends, knowledge and ideas for future study and career options within science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). A big thank you to our Chiefs of Staff Brett… Read more

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Highlights from January 2016

February 23, 2016 11:57 am Published by

As the NYSF 2016 cohort commences its final year of high school, we can reflect on the success of both Session A and C. This year, the January Sessions offered a refreshed program that focused on three central ideas: engaging with STEM in action; understanding the role of STEM in society; and preparing the next… Read more

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PwC’s 21st Century Minds Accelerator Program

February 23, 2016 11:54 am Published by

The National Youth Science Forum has been selected to take part in PwC’s 21st Century Minds (21CM) Accelerator Program. 21CM is designed to unearth, grow and scale Australia’s best STEM education initiatives focused on building Australia’s pipeline of innovators and problem solvers. NYSF is one of 20 organisations selected to take part in the initiative… Read more

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Growing great minds and great grains

February 23, 2016 11:51 am Published by

Did you know that wheat, maize and rice make up 60 per cent of the world’s population energy intake? With the world population on the rise and the ever-increasing demand for Australian grain, scientists and farmers are working to breed better varieties and develop new and improved farming technologies and techniques. It’s all about producing… Read more

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World Science Festival marches in to Brisbane

February 23, 2016 11:39 am Published by

National Youth Science Forum alumni will participate in the events program as part of the inaugural World Science Festival being held in Brisbane on Sunday 13 March 2016. The co-hosted event between National Youth Science Forum and Women in Technology, “A letter to my teenage self – what I’ve learned about study and a career… Read more

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Expression of Interest NYSF 2017 opens 1 March 2016

February 23, 2016 11:36 am Published by

Expressions of Interest for the January 2017 Session will be open from 1 March 2016 and close on 31 May 2016. Applicants must be in year 11 this year, to be eligible to attend in the January before they start year 12. Please use your networks to make as many year 11 science students aware of… Read more

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National Press Club address: The future of women in science

February 23, 2016 11:33 am Published by

The National Youth Science Forum Chair Professor Tanya Monro will take part in a panel discussion at the Future of Science: Women at the National Press Club in Canberra on 30 March 2016. Joining Professor Monro on the panel are: Professor of Marine Ecology and Ecotoxicology at the University of New South Wales Emma Johnson, a… Read more

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News from The Australian National University

February 23, 2016 11:31 am Published by

Will your dream job still be there when you finish uni? As you enter your final years of school life you’re probably thinking pretty hard about what you’ll do next. There seem to be so many options, thousands of degrees to choose from and hundreds of decisions to make. But don’t panic. ANU has a… Read more

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