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ANU Mathematical Sciences Institute: Gravity, String, and Infinity

January 9, 2017 8:32 pm Published by

Students in the Lovelace interest group for NYSF 2017 Session A were treated to a captivating mathematics lecture, presented by three members of the Mathematical Sciences Institute at the Australian National University. The first presenter, Chaitanya (Chenni) Oehmigara is a PhD student at the ANU. Chenni is a computational mathematician, she is currently working on modelling gravitational… Read more

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Session A students visit ANU biology and medicine teaching laboratories

January 9, 2017 8:16 am Published by

NYSF 2017 students in the Session A health and medical sciences interest groups had an eventful series of lab visits last week. On Thursday, the students participated in a hands-on laboratory demonstration run by Dr Andras Keszei, the first year coordinator for biology at the Australian National University. Andras has been involved with the NYSF… Read more

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NYSF 2015 alumni assisting on NYSF 2017 science visits at ANU Physics

January 8, 2017 4:55 pm Published by

Matthew Goh attended the NYSF in 2015 and was awarded the Love scholarship to study at the Australian National University in 2016, where he is currently enrolled in the PhB Science program. Matt was one of two Australian students chosen to represent Australia at the 2016 International Science Summer Institute, held at the Weizmann Institute… Read more

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NYSF 2017 hears from ACT Scientist of the Year 2016

January 8, 2017 1:19 pm Published by

The ACT’s Scientist of the Year for 2016, Dr Ceridwen Fraser, spoke to the NYSF 2017 Session A participants this week. Dr Fraser is a senior lecturer and researcher at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the ANU. Her broad interests lie in the influence of environmental conditions, including past and future environmental change,… Read more

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NYSF Veteran at the ANU: Dr Greg Lane

January 7, 2017 4:25 pm Published by

You could call Dr Greg Lane a veteran of the NYSF; he attended the National Science Summer School in 1986 and has been involved extensively with the NYSF during his time as an academic at The Australian National University (ANU). Greg is a researcher at the ANU Department of Nuclear Physics, a senior fellow of… Read more

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Join the NYSF at the World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

December 15, 2016 11:55 am Published by

The National Youth Science Forum is proud to announce that we will be hosting an event as part of the World Science Festival Brisbane to be held in March, 2017. The event will be for local students in years 10-12 who are interested in studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) at university. And who better… Read more

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Volunteering develops passion for crop genetics and research

December 15, 2016 11:53 am Published by

Ellen de Vries is from regional Victoria, and attended the NYSF in 2014. She is currently studying a double major in Genetics and Food Science with a concurrent Diploma in Languages (Italian) at the University of Melbourne. “Without the NYSF I would not have had the confidence nor the contacts to discover and develop my… Read more

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Sense of community through the NYSF – Morgan Williams, NYSF 2009

December 15, 2016 11:50 am Published by

I attended the NYSF in 2009 (Einstein), before completing a Bachelor of Global and Ocean Sciences (Hons.) at the Australian National University (ANU) – where I’ve since been working on my PhD at the Research School of Earth Sciences, which I hope to finish towards the end of next year. The NYSF certainly opened my… Read more

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Update from The University of Queensland

December 15, 2016 11:42 am Published by

Careers that Started in Science Ann Damien, Bachelor of Biotechnology “I first became interested in science when I attended the National Youth Science Forum while I was in high school. That was the first time I really saw people who were genuinely excited about science! I was hooked. UQ’s international ranking and reputation for world-acclaimed… Read more

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