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Talking STEM with NYSF alum Jacinta Cleary

November 10, 2021 12:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

2013 NYSF alum Jactina Cleary was recently announced as one of 2021 Fresh Scientists! We thought this was the perfect opportunity to interview Jacinta about her incredible work since the NYSF Year 12 Program (she’s pictured in the image above, in the front on the right). She’s been helping people with facial nerve paralysis blink… Read more

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Talking tech with Benjamin Millar

May 28, 2021 10:06 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When Benjamin Millar attended the 2016 NYSF Year 12 Program, he had his eyes set on a career in biology. “I liked it at school, I was good at it, so it seemed like a natural fit,” he said. But a small step into the field as a research assistant early on in his biotech… Read more

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NYSF Alumni on the International Stage

February 26, 2021 3:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This week three of our Canberra-based 2021 Year 12 Program alumni were invited to attend a special reception hosted by the Italian Embassy in Canberra: Towards COP26: Building on ambition. The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) remains committed to providing international and global opportunities for young people despite the NYSF International Programs being on hold… Read more

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The added benefits of the NYSF Year 12 Program

September 1, 2020 2:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The ultimate goal of the NYSF Year 12 Program is to promote the vast array of STEM fields available to young Australians. However, as NYSF 2017 Alumna Jasmine Elliott realised in the years after the program, it also provides life-experiences, personal growth opportunities that prove to be just as valuable.  “My NYSF journey began with… Read more

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Update from the CEO – July 2020

July 27, 2020 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we reach the halfway mark for 2020, I hope you are all staying safe and coping with the changes we are all experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYSF has adapted well to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 and I am delighted at how our team has innovated to deliver our… Read more

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Connecting over Zoom

July 21, 2020 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is delighted to announce the launch of our new NYSF Connect Webinar Series for NYSF alumni. Each week, our alumni have had the opportunity to hear from some of Australia’s top STEM professionals and ask them questions about their career pathways, what they studied, and their current research. Our long-term goal to provide… Read more

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An 8 Week Journey to Leadership – Our SSLP

July 21, 2020 4:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Like many NYSF programs in 2020, our Student Staff Leadership Program (SSLP) has gone online to ensure the safety of all Student Staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.  SSLP is a leadership and training program designed to prepare previous NYSF Year 12 Program participants to return to the program as Student Staff Leaders. Normally an in-person… Read more

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