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From the Chair

November 6, 2013 3:30 pm Published by

I am very pleased (and not just a little bit proud) to have been recently elected Chair of the Council for the National Science Summer School – the body that runs the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). I first became involved in the NYSF back in the distant mists of the last century, in the… Read more

Receptions across the country for NYSF 2014 students

November 6, 2013 12:22 pm Published by

Each year, NYSF students and Rotary representatives are privileged to be invited to attend functions hosted by State Governors and the Administrator in the Northern Territory at Government House in most states. The functions aim to celebrate the students’ selection to attend the NYSF and are seen as acknowledgement of their hard work and high… Read more

2014 NYSF selections announced

September 4, 2013 1:57 pm Published by

Selections of students to attend the 2014 January NYSF Sessions held in Canberra or Perth have been finalised. 1300 applications were received this year, from 21 Rotary Districts across Australia. 735 females and 528 males applied, with ten of these being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. 144 students will attend each session, with… Read more

News from abroad — Canada

September 3, 2013 2:46 pm Published by

Most of this year’s NYSF delegates to the various international programs with which NYSF is affiliated have been and returned from their trips. Ben Galea from Bundaberg in Queensland attended the Canada Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Alberta, Canada. The CWSF is a competition that attracts entries of science projects from students aged 12 to 18 from… Read more