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“I definitely knew I wanted to study science”

September 12, 2016 11:38 am Published by

Dr Natalie Spillman attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2003, and after school finished, went on to study for a Bachelor of Philosophy (PhB) at the Australian National University (ANU). “When I started my degree at the ANU, I was really keen to study physics, so I studied mathematics, physics, chemistry and biochemistry… Read more

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Defence science: a world of opportunities

September 7, 2016 1:03 pm Published by

The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) provides the Australian Government with scientific advice and innovative technology solutions to meet Australia’s Defence and national security needs. It is part of the Department of Defence. As the country’s second largest publicly-funded research organisation after the CSIRO, DST employs 2,100 scientists, engineers and researchers, all of whom… Read more

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Lockheed Martin Australia’s commitment to R&D boost

September 2, 2016 4:27 pm Published by

Representatives from the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) were honoured to be invited to participate in a roundtable discussion in Canberra in August, led by Dr Keoki Jackson, Chief Technology Officer of Lockheed Martin. Dr Jackson was in Australia for a series of meetings and to announce the company’s new investment in Australia’s R&D community, through the… Read more

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“A career in engineering was the right fit for me”

September 2, 2016 3:49 pm Published by

Sophie Dawson attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2008 and like many students before her, was encouraged to apply by her (physics) teacher. Sophie says she knew she wanted to study engineering due to her interests in physics and mathematics, but it wasn’t until she experienced the NYSF lab visits and workshops, and… Read more

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University of Melbourne News – two new science majors

September 2, 2016 2:59 pm Published by

The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Science has recently added two new majors to the Bachelor of Science: Data Science & Environmental Engineering Systems. Each new major is being introduced to offer students the opportunity to combine a number of disciplines to lead to new combinations of knowledge and skills. Data Science Major Over the past decade, there… Read more

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Defence civilian 2017 undergraduate sponsorship in IT and engineering

September 2, 2016 2:52 pm Published by

What if you could study at one of the best universities in Australia, get paid work experience placements and complete your degree with no HELP debt? The Defence Civilian Undergraduate Sponsorship (DCUS) is open to aspiring university students who wish to pursue a degree through the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra at the… Read more

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University of Queensland News – undergrad biomed/tsunami science/MOOCs

September 2, 2016 2:37 pm Published by

University of Queensland now offering more undergraduate program options in biomedical science Biomedical scientists provide the foundation of modern healthcare, and in 2017 you will have more ways to study biomedical science at UQ than ever before. In addition to our flagship three-year Bachelor of Science program (majoring in Biomedical Science), UQ now offers three new… 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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Science in ACTion 2016

June 20, 2016 12:33 pm Published by

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) will be taking part in Science in ACTion as part of the ACT’s National Science Week activities on Friday and Saturday 12 – 13 August. National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians… Read more

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News from The University of Queensland

June 20, 2016 12:15 pm Published by

Future Students Contact Centre For many future students, University can seem like a different world with a different language. The Future Student Contact Centre combines friendly service with helpful information on UQ programs, study options and applications. Chat with us live Our friendly student advisors are waiting to chat with you about study and life… Read more

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