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Dolphins and turtles and jellyfish… oh my!

January 12, 2018 2:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You haven’t accidentally clicked on a Queensland Tourism advertisement, this really is one of the full day STEM visits in the first ever Brisbane program of the NYSF 2018 Session B. The Carson, Darwin and Hill groups boarded a ferry to Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS), part of The University of Queensland (UQ) and located… Read more

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Students in Brisbane Visit Pharmacy Centre

January 11, 2018 12:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Students in the Curie and Cornforth chemistry interest groups in NYSF’s Session B in Brisbane visited UQ’s Pharmacy Centre today to learn more about the career opportunities available at the intersections of science and healthcare. PACE is a multi story building located on the campus of the PA Hospital and Translational Research Institute, with an… Read more

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Meet the Communications Interns of Session B

January 11, 2018 8:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Meet the Comms Interns Gooday! I’m Carl coming to you live from the first ever NYSF Session B in Brisbane. Before I introduce all of the amazing stuff happening on session, here is a little about myself. I’m originally from the Sunshine Coast, however have recently been studying at UNSW Sydney. Last year I completed… Read more

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It’s not brain surgery… is it?

January 10, 2018 8:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Kicking off the elective STEM visits, where NYSF students had the opportunity to choose visits according to their personal interests, an exciting session in Biomedical Engineering was hosted by Dr Kiara Bruggeman. Recently completing her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at ANU, Dr Bruggeman has a passion for using engineering principles to solve fundamental challenges in… Read more

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Students look into occupational therapy, speech pathology and pharmacy

January 10, 2018 9:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Students from the Blackburn interest group of NYSF 2018 Session A delved into the world of medical science at the University of Canberra. The students were exposed to three areas of medical science; Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and Pharmacy. As an Occupational Therapist it is important to understand the motivation behind everyday activities and to… Read more

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NYSF participants engineer for impact

January 8, 2018 12:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Kicking off their NYSF 2018 STEM visits, students in the Newton Engineering interest group for Session A were treated to a workshop with the ACT student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB). EWB Australia is a non-profit organisation that works within Australia and abroad to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged communities through education and… Read more

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Let the Science Begin!

January 6, 2018 7:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After a busy morning at Parliament House on the first day of NYSF Session A, the students attended an opening lecture at the Australian Academy of Science – in the iconic Shine Dome building itself! The session was opened by another NYSF Alumnus, Dr Chris Hatherly, the Director of Science Policy at the Academy. He… Read more

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Discovering CSIRO

January 6, 2018 7:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Did you know that Australia’s own Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) was responsible for the development of wi-fi? Not to mention Aeroguard, 3D titanium printing and the first polymer banknote? NYSF 2018 Session A students from Hill (biology) and Wu (physics) interest groups were given the opportunity to visit the CSIRO Black Mountain… Read more

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