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Taking the Next Step in Brisbane

July 4, 2013 3:22 pm Published by

From speed dating with a working scientist to speed breeding — of plants, not scientists — NYSF’s Next Step Program in Brisbane in April this year had it all. The Next Step Program offers students who attend the NYSF January sessions of the National Youth Science Forum with a follow up opportunity to learn more about future… Read more

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Graduates from Water Corporation vie to present at NYSF

July 4, 2013 3:20 pm Published by

The Water Corporation of Western Australia uses an innovative approach in selecting graduates to present at the January sessions of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Graduates submit a presentation on their chosen field, and from there a short-list of four candidates is selected to present to a panel. Then the two most compelling presenters… Read more

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Life after NYSF: a student’s view

July 4, 2013 3:18 pm Published by

NYSF Staffie and Student, Patrick Haylock, is moving on from his role with NYSF to a new and exciting job. Here he reflects on his time with NYSF: So I am reaching the end of my student career. Over four years of work will shortly produce one of the most important pieces of paper I… Read more

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NYSF in the news

July 4, 2013 3:10 pm Published by

NYSF Next Step program was recently delivered in Newcastle.  The Newcastle Herald ran this story about their visit. Several NYSF students are attending events as part of our International Programs.  Local media in their area have been following their progress. Isabelle Capell-Hattam from Coffs Harbour High School attended the Euroscience Open Forum in Dublin. www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/news/science-star-needs-help-soar/1383768… Read more

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Science careers in the news

July 4, 2013 3:05 pm Published by

The Conversation recently ran a four part series on science and maths education. An interview with Dr Brian Gaensler was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday 22 June. Dr Gaensler is a former Young Australian of the Year (1999) and heads up the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics. He… Read more

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