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Learning to become a voice of the future

November 6, 2018 1:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to lead a group of five young Australians to learn from world leaders. Next week, National Youth Science Forum(NYSF) 2008 alumna, Holstein Wong, will be one of five Australian delegates at the APEC Voices of the Future youth summit, a forum for dialogue among young professionals… Read more

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The search for sustainable solutions to real-world climate change issues

October 8, 2018 1:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NYSF 2014 Alumna, Phoebe Chilman wants to make a difference in the world by tackling the issue of climate change.  Read on to see why Phoebe continues to challenge herself and push beyond her comfort zone. “Before attending the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2014, I was unclear about my education pathway after secondary school. Like many… Read more

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A participant’s take on the NYSF Year 12 Program

September 26, 2018 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF 2019 Year 12 Program is fast approaching.  NYSF 2018 Alumna, Bronte Heselhurst looks back on her time at Session B in Brisbane. The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) inspires young Australians to value science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and its importance in their communities. I was privileged enough to attend NYSF 2018… Read more

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What does PERFECTION mean to you?

September 20, 2018 3:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Connor McMahon, Alumnus, NYSF 2016 The Melbourne School of Design’s Dulux and Basement gallery spaces at The University of Melbourne were brought to life this month with the opening of the latest exhibition from Science Gallery Melbourne, PERFECTION. Propelled by the huge success of last year’s BLOOD exhibition, PERFECTION seeks to explore how we… Read more

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The last Next Step for 2018 – Sydney

September 7, 2018 11:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The last Next Step program for the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program cohort included visits to NYSF Sydney-based partners in July. Macquarie University’s Departments of Mathematics and Statistics showed the students how maths and stats were used every day. NYSF Alumna and Macquarie academic, Dr Sophie Calabretto featured again, and we thank her and the… Read more

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NYSF Alumna Katie Gray – sailing on the STEM ship

September 7, 2018 10:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There won’t be much time to rest for National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2014 alumna Katie Gray when she completes her dual Bachelor of IT and Science (Physics) at the University of Queensland shortly.  After finishing her double degree Katie will commence her dream job, a graduate position in data analytics. Read on to find out more about Katie’s… Read more

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The physicist creating his own opportunities

August 27, 2018 4:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NYSF 2014 alumnus, Matthew O’Brien believes in creating his own opportunities.  Read on to see why Matthew thought Macquarie University was the best fit for him. “After attending NYSF in 2014 and finishing my HSC, I started studying at Macquarie University in Sydney in 2015. Before starting university, I knew that I was passionate about… Read more

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Seeing Science in ACTion

August 23, 2018 1:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

National Science Week is now over for another year.  Across Australia there have been hundreds of festivals, activities, events and more, designed to fascinate, educate and entertain us about everything science.   The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) did not miss out on the fun, participating at Science in ACTion in Canberra over the two-day event…. Read more

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The chilly path to leadership

August 22, 2018 11:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Things are heating up for the NYSF 2019 Year 12 Program.  Rotary district selections are done, and the 2019 Student Staff Leaders have completed their training.  In July the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) held its Student Staff Leadership Program (SSLP) in collaboration with training partner Outward Bound at their facility in Tharwa, in the ACT. The student… Read more

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