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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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You can donate to the NYSF at any time

August 23, 2017 10:55 am Published by

Did you know you can donate to support the activities of the National Youth Science Forum? The NYSF holds Donor Gift Recipient (DGR) status with the Australian Taxation Office and all donations to the NYSF over $2 will attract tax deductions in your tax return. Some people choose to give through the Good2Give platform where… Read more

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From the CEO

May 17, 2017 12:00 pm Published by

Here at the NYSF we are well into planning and preparation mode. Preparations for STEM Explorer, running in Adelaide from 17-21 July are well in hand with all agreements finalised and a strong relationship now established with the South Australian Department for Education and Child Development (SA DECD). This focus on a younger age group… Read more

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Applications for NYSF 2018 closing 31 May

May 17, 2017 11:55 am Published by

Applications to attend the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program will be closing in less than a month on 31 May 2017. If you would like to apply, we encourage you to start sooner rather than later as there are several steps to the application process. As mentioned there will be an additional 200 places available… Read more

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IP Australia at the NYSF

February 23, 2017 11:51 am Published by

After signing on as a major funding partner for the first time in 2016, IP Australia was actively involved in the program for the NYSF 2017 January Sessions. In both Session A & C, IP Australia ran lab visits for the students, introducing them to the world of intellectual property, patents, trademarking and more. The… Read more

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NYSF Updating Amgen Australia

February 23, 2017 11:45 am Published by

In January, NYSF’s CEO, Dr Damien Pearce, and four NYSF alumni presented to the annual Amgen Australia kick-off event in Sydney. The Amgen Foundation, the US biotech company’s philanthropic arm, had provided funding to the NYSF in 2016. The presentation was designed to inform the Australian-based staff about the NYSF activities, especially the flagship Year… Read more

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Let’s Hear it for the Communications Interns at NYSF 2017!

February 23, 2017 11:35 am Published by

Every year, the NYSF offers places for alumni to return as volunteer Communications Interns. The role is fairly wide-ranging – to attend various program activities, and report on what occurs during the NYSF, filing stories for the NYSF Outlook blog. Our NYSF 2017 interns provided an overview of their experience in January: Jackson Nexhip Returning… Read more

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Tales of diving, dark times and discovery from Professor Emma Johnston, UNSW Sydney

January 27, 2017 11:22 am Published by

NYSF 2017 Session C’s Science Dinner provided a great opportunity for participants to network, talking to researchers, partners and NYSF alumni. However the highlight of the evening was Professor Emma Johnston’s address which inspired, motivated and encouraged the participants to pursue their dreams and passions. She also provided some useful advice for the audience, young and… Read more

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