National Science Week 2016 has been and gone, with another hugely successful program of national events being delivered across the country. It’s Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs, dancers and musicians took part in more than 1000 science events across Australia.
In Canberra, National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni volunteers helped out at in Science In ACTion where Daleks roamed and rockets exploded, and more than 950 students from across the Canberra region visited during the schools day on Friday.
NYSF Chief Executive Officer Dr Damien Pearce said, “NYSF could not participate in Science in ACTion without the support from our wonderful alumni, who share their time, experience and enthusiasm for STEM with the wider community. Our sincere thanks to the team involved.”