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NYSF welcomes the Jobs and Skills summit commitment to widen STEM pipeline

September 6, 2022 5:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Australia’s flagship youth STEM program, The National Youth Science Forum, welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to widen the pipeline of talent available to the science and technology sectors. The Minister for Industry and Science, Ed Husic MP said, “Ensuring all Australians have the opportunity to develop STEM skills is essential to harnessing new technologies for… Read more

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NYSF Alumni meet range of Decision Makers in Canberra

July 15, 2022 3:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Participants of the 2022 NYSF Year 12 Program have been busily attending visits in STEM Hubs all around Australia. These visits involve behind-the-scenes tours and insights into research centres and industry employers. It’s not just the buildings that are impressive – it’s the people. From senior figures who lead research groups and large-scale projects to… Read more

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National Honour for NYSF Science Patron and Alumna

June 13, 2022 8:47 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF congratulates Professor Tanya Monro AC FAA FTSE FOSA FAIP GAICD on receiving the Companion (AC) in the General Division for eminent service to scientific and technological development, to research and innovation, to tertiary education, particularly in the field of photonics, and to professional organisations. Tanya has been involved with the National Youth Science… Read more

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Meet the Session B Communication Interns

January 8, 2020 12:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Meet Max and Maddy, this year’s Communications Interns for Session B. During their time in Brisbane they’ll accompany students on their STEM site visits, keeping you up to date with the program! Both being NYSF alumni and enthusiastic in the field of communication, Max and Maddy had similar motivations in applying for this position. For… Read more

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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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Congratulations to Margaret Northcote, DC D9520

February 4, 2019 1:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Congratulations to Margaret Northcote, NYSF Rotary District Chair D9520 from South Australia, who was the 2019 recipient of the Bruce and Lois Sharp Award. “Margaret has worked tirelessly as an NYSF District Chair for many years,” said NYSF CEO Dr Damien Pearce. “And along with her co-DCs in South Australia, has responded positively to the… Read more

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E = MC2 (Energy = Milk Coffee2)

January 14, 2019 9:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

STEM visits have kicked off for students in Session B at the National Youth Science Forum and they certainly have been impressive. Based on future career aspirations and interests, students have been placed into groups to partake in a series of field trips which include interactive activities. On Monday, students had the chance to visit… 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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