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NYSF alumni at PM’s Prize for Science 2017

October 20, 2017 3:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NYSF alumni were honoured to attend the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science Gala Dinner at Parliament House this week. The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are Australia’s most prestigious and highly regarded awards for outstanding achievements in scientific research, research-based innovation and excellence in science teaching. The Prime Minster, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and the Acting Minister… Read more

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NYSF 2016 alumnus … Dingley! reports from the International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

October 14, 2017 11:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

From Monday 25th to Friday 29th September, Adelaide saw cosmonauts from Russia, science educators from America, space entrepreneurs from New Zealand, and a geeky kid from Perth come together to experience the 2017 International Astronautical Congress (IAC). It was truly one of the most inspiring events I’ve been to and the best thing I’ve seen… Read more

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Double the fun for science teachers in January 2018

October 11, 2017 4:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is very excited to announce that two National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) programs will run in January 2018. Our well-established program at The Australian National University (ANU) will continue, with places for 40 teachers next year. In addition, a second program will run at The University of Queensland (UQ), also with places for 40… Read more

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A lesson in physics for the Governor-General

October 11, 2017 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s not every day that you get to teach the Governor-General a lesson in physics … but that’s exactly what happened to one of our National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni at Government House Open Day on the weekend. Along with the other organisations of which the Governor-General is Patron, the NYSF was invited to… Read more

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Alumni represent NYSF at PharmAus2017 showcase

September 8, 2017 10:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Offering NYSF participants opportunities to gain a better understanding of Australian industry and where scientists fit in is one of the aims of the NYSF partnership program. Recently, two NYSF alumni represented the NYSF at PharmAus 2017, a showcase of health and economic benefits of innovation in medicines, presented by Medicines Australia at Parliament House… Read more

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NYSF students benefit from science engagement grants

September 1, 2017 12:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Twenty-four (24) NYSF students have benefited this year from new funding available from the Australian government through the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s Sponsorship Grants for Student Science Engagement and International Competitions. The funding supported the students’ participation at a number of NYSF International Programs: XLab in Germany, Research Science Institute at MIT in… Read more

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From the CEO – the year in review

August 18, 2017 11:08 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As selections for the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program are finalised in communities all over the country, I can report that the NYSF is tracking well as we head into our 35th year of program delivery, making a difference in the lives of so many young Australians who love science. In my sixth year as… Read more

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NYSF Rotary District Chair, Stephen Lovison talks about student selections

May 23, 2017 11:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

From our larger cities to small regional towns in outback Australia, Rotarians have been super busy over the past few months promoting the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and conducting student selections for the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program. We spoke to NYSF Rotary District Chair (DC), Stephen Lovison from Sydney (D9675), about his involvement… Read more

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