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GRDC launches secondary school resources

October 27, 2016 11:20 am Published by

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), which has been a proud supporter of the National Youth Science Forum over several years, has recently released a range of curriculum-linked resources which explore the latest science, technology, engineering, mathematics, nutrition, research and innovation in the Australian grains industry. The resources present the professional nature of grain production… Read more

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Calling high-achievers: be unique and get innovative!

October 27, 2016 11:13 am Published by

Australian National University – College of Engineering and Computer Science If you’re a high-achieving student, look no further than the Australian National University’s distinguished research and development (R&D) degrees. Unlike any other degree in Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to take advanced courses and work alongside leading researchers on innovative research projects. Watch this video… Read more

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Astronomical teaching and learning facility for ACT

June 20, 2016 12:42 pm Published by

A new and unique astronomical teaching and learning facility for year 9-12 students in the ACT is moving closer to completion. The McNamara-Saunders Astronomical Teaching Telescope (MSATT) will allow high school students to undertake extended student-centred projects in astronomy and astrophysics.  A cooperative project made possible through private donors, the ACT Education Directorate and The Australian… Read more

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CSL celebrates 100 years

June 20, 2016 12:39 pm Published by

National Youth Science Forums (NYSF) partner CSL, Australia’s largest biotechnology company celebrated 100 years of operation in April 2016. This iconic Australian company has a proud history of pharmaceutical and health product development in Australia, including the manufacture of vaccines, insulin and anti-venoms. Six NYSF alumni are featured in this inspiring video released in conjunction… Read more

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Science meets Business 2016

June 20, 2016 12:36 pm Published by

Science and Technology Australia’s (STA) next Science in Business forum will be held in Melbourne in October 2016. The aim of the Science meets Business event is to bring together business leaders and scientists to foster STEM industry collaboration, to broker better mutual understanding between science and business and to promote opportunities for innovation. Confirmed… Read more

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Indigenous Science Experience 2016

June 20, 2016 12:30 pm Published by

The National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP) is running the Indigenous Science Experience Family Science Fun Day at the Redfern Community Centre in Sydney in August as part of National Science Week. NISEP is a grassroots, community-based organisation that works with communities in both rural and metropolitan low socio-economic status regions to improve educational outcomes,… Read more

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News from GSK

June 20, 2016 12:12 pm Published by

$80,000 GSK Award for excellence in medical research GSK are looking for leaders in medical research who are working to improve human health, to award their annual $80,000 grant. This award recognises outstanding achievements in medical research and facilitates career development. Last year’s winners Jim McCluskey and Jamie Rossjohn discovered how vitamin B provides an… Read more

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World Science Festival Brisbane

April 26, 2016 2:57 pm Published by

Early in March, the World Science Festival took Brisbane by storm. A reported 120,000 visitors participated in the program over the week of activities that covered everything from Nobel laureates to turtles. The NYSF was there at the Street Science events on the weekend, alongside of the Young Scientists of Australia’s Brisbane Chapter. Much fun… Read more

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