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Oh, the places you’ll go!

January 11, 2019 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the next ten days, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2019 is set to provide students with an opportunity t experience all things science, and create memories that last a lifetime. After the official opening of Session B in Brisbane on Thursday, the first lecture of the program was held at the Advanced Engineering… 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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ANU’s Zoology labs opens up a world of animal life

January 25, 2017 1:01 pm Published by

Session C’s food, agriculture, and animal and plant biology group “Hill” paid a visit to the Gould Building at ANU to get a tour of the zoology labs and facilities. The group was greeted by Liam Bailey, a PhD student who has been researching changes in shore birds’ behaviour  in response to extreme climates. After… Read more

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NYSF 2017 visits University of Canberra Health Sciences

January 20, 2017 8:47 pm Published by

The NYSF 2017 Health and Medical Science groups Blackburn and Doherty visited the University of Canberra learning what it would be like studying nursing, pharmacy, or radiology. First was a visit to the Nursing Laboratory. Here the workshop focused on the heart. The participants tested each other’s heart rates, learned how to use a stethoscope and… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Session A: Closing Ceremony

January 18, 2017 6:02 pm Published by

The final day of NYSF 2017 Session A was an emotional one to say the least. After two weeks of intense science and bonding with like-minded students, it was finally time to say goodbye. Who would have thought it could be so hard to do after a mere two weeks? It was a rollercoaster of… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Session C: Welcome lecture

January 17, 2017 9:11 pm Published by

NYSF 2017 Session C started off with a visit to the Australian Academy of Science at the Shine Dome. In this iconic building, the participants were intrigued by the words of the Chief Executive of the Australian Academy of Science, Dr Anna-Maria Arabia and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation, at the University of South Australia,… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Session A: Partners’ Day Expo

January 17, 2017 4:48 pm Published by

After the Partners’ Day presentations the students gathered for the Partners’ Day Expo , where they were able to meet, chat and network with representatives of the NYSF partners. The students were able to meet reps (and the presenters) from Lockheed Martin, IP Australia, UNSW Australia, Monash University, Melbourne University, Australian National University, University of… Read more

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Paleoanthropologist Dr Rachel Wood speaks about human development research

January 17, 2017 1:14 pm Published by

This year, NYSF 2017 participants were able to attend one of three specialist lectures which catered to their personal interests in STEM. Students with an interest in anthropology and biology attended a lecture presented by Dr Rachel Wood. Dr Wood completed her master’s degree in archaeological science at the University of Oxford, she then worked… Read more

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Professor Brian Schmidt on a life in science … and the future of the universe: NYSF2017

January 13, 2017 2:51 pm Published by

NYSF 2017 Session A students were treated to a lecture presented by Professor Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate and now Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University. Along with Adam Riess and Saul Perlmutter, Professor Schmidt was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for his role in the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe…. Read more

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