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June 20, 2016 1:00 pm Published by

NYSF Expression of Interests for January 2017 has now closed with the number of applications received being consistent with previous years. We are looking forward to working with our Rotary friends through the selection process for a new cohort of NYSF Session participants. A few weeks ago, our Deputy Chair, Andrew Metcalfe, signed an agreement… Read more

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NYSF signs new MoA with the ANU

June 20, 2016 12:57 pm Published by

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) recently signed a new Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with The Australian National University (ANU), to host the NYSF and its activities until 2020. NYSF Board Deputy Chair, Andrew Metcalfe AO said that the MoA cemented the existing strong and fruitful relationship between the NSYF and the ANU. “The MoA… Read more

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We’ve moved

June 20, 2016 12:54 pm Published by

The NYSF moved to new accommodation in May to the Leonard Huxley Building at The Australian National University. The new address is: National Youth Science Forum Leonard Huxley Building 56 Mills Road (Street Access – Lower Ground Floor, via Garran Road) The Australian National University Acton ACT 2601 Our phone number remains the same –… Read more

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Science Teachers – hold the date for NSTSS2017

June 20, 2016 12:51 pm Published by

Science teachers considering applying for the NYSF’s National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) 2017 should pencil in Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2017. The NYSF has run the NSTSS for over ten years, and will again be collaborating with the ANU to deliver another quality program for teachers of science from across Australia…. Read more

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News from UNSW

June 20, 2016 12:48 pm Published by

UNSW Women In Engineering Camp Are you a young woman currently in Year 10 or 11 and want a career where you can be at the forefront of positive change for society? Do you enjoy using lateral thinking, creativity and design? Or do you love problem-solving, working in teams or have an aptitude for mathematics… Read more

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What can a Rotarian learn from the NYSF?

June 20, 2016 12:48 pm Published by

Danny Mattsson recalls his NYSF experience  Danny Mattsson is a Charter Member of Rotary Club of Hervey Bay Sunrise (District 9570) and has served as the NYSF area co-ordinator for that part of Queensland for the past seven years. As if that wasn’t enough, in 2015 and 2016, Danny supported the NYSF in a different… Read more

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GSK inspiring the next generation of scientists

June 20, 2016 12:45 pm Published by

With much of the world’s future innovation to come from science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), it is important that the innovators of tomorrow are supported and mentored. The funding partners of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) play an important role in supporting the organisation and the programs it delivers. GSK Australia has provided… Read more

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Astronomical teaching and learning facility for ACT

June 20, 2016 12:42 pm Published by

A new and unique astronomical teaching and learning facility for year 9-12 students in the ACT is moving closer to completion. The McNamara-Saunders Astronomical Teaching Telescope (MSATT) will allow high school students to undertake extended student-centred projects in astronomy and astrophysics.  A cooperative project made possible through private donors, the ACT Education Directorate and The Australian… Read more

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CSL celebrates 100 years

June 20, 2016 12:39 pm Published by

National Youth Science Forums (NYSF) partner CSL, Australia’s largest biotechnology company celebrated 100 years of operation in April 2016. This iconic Australian company has a proud history of pharmaceutical and health product development in Australia, including the manufacture of vaccines, insulin and anti-venoms. Six NYSF alumni are featured in this inspiring video released in conjunction… Read more

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Science meets Business 2016

June 20, 2016 12:36 pm Published by

Science and Technology Australia’s (STA) next Science in Business forum will be held in Melbourne in October 2016. The aim of the Science meets Business event is to bring together business leaders and scientists to foster STEM industry collaboration, to broker better mutual understanding between science and business and to promote opportunities for innovation. Confirmed… Read more

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