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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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NYSF supports Ecolinc seminars to target girls interested in STEM study

October 27, 2016 11:35 am Published by

Twice a year, Ecolinc, the Science and Technology Innovations Centre in outer Melbourne, runs a very successful program – Emerging STEM for Women. Participants are girls in years 9 and 10 from both government and independent schools and the program includes presentations from guest speakers about studying particular areas of science, workshops, and a speed-dating… Read more

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CSL Fellowship funding supports vital research for Alzheimer’s disease and leukaemia

October 27, 2016 11:25 am Published by

Two Australian scientists have been awarded $2.5 million in support of ground-breaking research into Alzheimer’s disease and leukaemia. Brisbane scientists, Professor Geoff Faulkner and Associate Professor Steven Lane, were the first recipients of the CSL Centenary Fellowship and will each receive $1.25 million, over a five-year period to continue their research. Professor Faulkner from the… Read more

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