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IYSF encourages Indigenous students in WA

November 6, 2013 12:25 pm Published by

The third Indigenous Youth Science Forum was held in Perth in October, supported by Rio Tinto, IBM and the Defence, Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO). Aiming to engage indigenous students in years 10 and 11 to continue their studies in science, technology, engineering and maths, the IYSF brings together young people from regional and remote… Read more

Picture hanging on wall saying: "ASK MORE QUESTIONS"

NYSF International Program helps direct career plans

September 3, 2013 2:52 pm Published by

Sydney NYSF student Jonathan Li attended the Research Science Institute (RSI) in Boston as part of the National Youth Science Forum’s International Program in July this year. Selected from 112 competitive applicants for the International Program drawn from NYSF’s January Sessions in 2013, Jonathan says, “I couldn’t believe my luck when I was offered the… Read more

Trek develops NYSF Staff Leaders

September 3, 2013 2:48 pm Published by

The NYSF leadership training program took place over the April ANZAC day period in 2013 at the ANU’s Kioloa campus on the south coast of NSW. After the January Sessions, participants selected peers from their group who they considered to be suitable for volunteer staff leadership training. The training program is designed to prepare these… Read more

NYSF takes a Brain Break for National Science Week

September 3, 2013 1:56 pm Published by

In August, NYSF held a Brain Break morning tea as part of National Science Week. More than 800 workplaces took part across Australia, joining in and celebrating their love of and need for science – whether in their workplaces or at home. Geoff Burchfield welcomed the guests to the NYSF Brain Break – mainly alumni… Read more

Embassy visit for NYSF students in South Africa

July 4, 2013 3:15 pm Published by

Students from NYSF’s International Program are in South Africa, attending National Youth Science Week in Pretoria. The Australian Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Graeme Wilson, hosted a visit from the students as part of their visit.