Skip to content
Log In

Categories for National Youth Science Forum

IYSF encourages Indigenous students in WA

November 6, 2013 12:25 pm Published by

The third Indigenous Youth Science Forum was held in Perth in October, supported by Rio Tinto, IBM and the Defence, Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). Aiming to engage indigenous students in years 10 and 11 to continue their studies in science, technology, engineering and maths, the IYSF brings together young people from regional and remote… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

Receptions across the country for NYSF 2014 students

November 6, 2013 12:22 pm Published by

Each year, NYSF students and Rotary representatives are privileged to be invited to attend functions hosted by State Governors and the Administrator in the Northern Territory at Government House in most states. The functions aim to celebrate the students’ selection to attend the NYSF and are seen as acknowledgement of their hard work and high… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

ANU features NYSF alumna in video on studying science

November 6, 2013 12:18 pm Published by

NYSF student Claire Taylor and her family from Guyra in New South Wales were recently featured in this video about studying science at the Australian National University, “Making a move”. Sam Hutton, former president of the Rotary Club of Guyra, which supported Claire’s application to attend the NYSF says, “Claire’s big shift was going to… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

NYSF International Programs open up opportunities

November 6, 2013 12:12 pm Published by

In June this year eight National Youth Science Forum students travelled to South Africa to attend the National Science Olympiad Focus Week and spend two unforgettable weeks traveling around the south of Africa. Before heading to the Focus Week, the students stopped off in Cape Town, including a visit to the infamous Robben Island in… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

First students from Brazil to NYSF 2014

November 6, 2013 12:10 pm Published by

The 2014 January Sessions sees three students coming from Brazil for the first time to attend the NYSF. The REDE Programa de Olimpíadas do Conhecimento (REDEPOC) partners with programs in Colombia, Costa Rica, Eduador, France, India, England, Peru and Portugal, as well as with the NYSF.  The Brazilian program provides opportunities for extension work in… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

NYSF Merch store launched

November 6, 2013 12:08 pm Published by

Is your NYSF back pack on its last leg (strap)? Lost your hoodie? Desperate for a drink bottle? Need extra USB storage? You can now buy your old favourites and (some new favourites) of NYSF memorabilia through our new online merchandise store. Check it out here:

1 21 22 23 24 25 1 21 22 23 24 25

Down memory lane

November 6, 2013 12:00 pm Published by

Thanks to Dave Snowdon (NYSF 1998) who got in touch to identify all of the people in this photo, which was published in the July issue of NYSF Outlook. Dave writes, “The photo is of the session when I was staff. I’m sitting on top of the Kombi. Good times!” The people in the photo… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

NYSF 2013 Alumni selected as ANU Tuckwell scholars

September 3, 2013 2:55 pm Published by

Two members of the 2013 NYSF cohort have been selected as inaugural Tuckwell Foundation scholars. Guy Leckenby, from Coffs Harbour, and Jakub Nabaglo, from Goulburn, were chosen from a shortlist of 72 students who spent a weekend at the Australian National University (ANU) undertaking a series of individual and group interviews. The original call for… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25

Next Step concludes for 2013

September 3, 2013 2:54 pm Published by

The last of the NYSF Next Step programs for 2013 were delivered this month in Newcastle, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. Next Step offers NYSF students an opportunity to look at a range of options for tertiary study in science, technology and engineering in these main and regional centres. Visits to industry sites are also included… Read more

1 21 22 23 24 25