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NYSF Alumnus Jake Boyce

June 19, 2019 9:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Jake Boyce attended the NYSF 2015 Year 12 Program, and since then his passion for science has blossomed into a love for physics! We often highlight the hands on science experience the Year 12 Program gives, however it also allows students to gain confidence and grow as individuals. For Jake, the NYSF was special in… Read more

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From NYSF to a Tech Startup!

June 12, 2019 10:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kaitlyn Sapier attended the NYSF 2011 Year 12 Program, and since then, she has become tech entrepreneur who aims to revolutionise the Proptech and HRTech space. Her caring spirit is also evident in her fundraising efforts for Movember, for which her team has raised over $30K! By drawing a moustache on her face with makeup,… Read more

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It’s All About Chemistry

May 9, 2019 12:17 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF Year 12 Program is great for many reasons, but one that most alumni point out is its ability to bring people together from around Australia to form lasting friendships, and on this occasion even more. Nathan tells the story below, how he met his now wife Carol. “Carol and I met at the… Read more

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From mechanical engineering to a career in Defence

February 21, 2019 1:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After landing a position in the graduate program at the Department of Defence, NYSF 2009 alumna Stephanie Otte offers some great advice to students and tells us about her study/career journey so far.  “Hi! My name is Stephanie Otte and I attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2009. I first heard about NYSF… Read more

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NYSF – Shaping future scientists!

January 16, 2019 10:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) has been running its Year 12 program for 36 years this year and it is certainly an influential event for all who attend. Speaking with past participants, the one clear theme that emerges is the lifelong bonds established by students in just 10 short days. Ann Damien, New Technology… Read more

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Rotary Alumni Evening – NYSF alumni share advice and experiences with NYSF Session A

January 8, 2019 9:16 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Being knocked back on 108 job applications did not stop Dr Amy McLennan from achieving a highly successful and rewarding career. Our 2019 Session A participants received some very sound advice from NYSF alumni last night at the NYSF Rotary and Alumni Evening. The event offers a fantastic opportunity for current NYSF students to mix… Read more

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NYSF signs partnership with Bayer Australia

November 29, 2018 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) has announced that Bayer Australia Ltd is a new funding partner with support covering delivery of the NYSF 2019 and 2020 programs. The funding also includes contributions to the NYSF Equity Scholarship fund. In a statement, Bayer says that it is looking to support students from regional communities to… Read more

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The art of balance – NYSF 1996 alumna Melissa Preissner juggling a PhD and young family

November 20, 2018 7:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Doing a PhD requires a serious amount of dedication and hard work but doing it when you’re the mother of three young children is even more challenging.  Read on to find out how National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 1996 alumna, Melissa Preissner, juggles study and home life. “I’m currently doing a PhD part-time at Monash University… Read more

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