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A lesson in physics for the Governor-General

October 11, 2017 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s not every day that you get to teach the Governor-General a lesson in physics … but that’s exactly what happened to one of our National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni at Government House Open Day on the weekend. Along with the other organisations of which the Governor-General is Patron, the NYSF was invited to… Read more

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What NYSF did in National Science Week

August 25, 2017 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What will our Future Earth look like?  This was the topic of National Science Week this year –  a week designed to acknowledge and celebrate science in all of its aspects,  and to encourage younger people to become fascinated in the world we live in. In Canberra, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and its… Read more

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Newcastle Tea Ceremony

February 23, 2017 11:48 am Published by

Students from the Newcastle area who recently returned from the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2017 Year 12 Program in January, were treated to an afternoon tea hosted by The Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Cr Nuatali Nelmes. The Lord Mayor congratulated local students on their achievements and selection to the NYSF program. “It was my… Read more

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Awards & Recognition: NYSF Alumni in the News

February 23, 2017 11:32 am Published by

Here at the NYSF we love to see all of our NYSF Alumni following their passion in their studies, careers and communities. It’s also fantastic when they are formally recognised for their hard work and over the past months a number of NYSF Alumni have been recognised with formal awards and scholarships. Simon McKenzie (NYSF… Read more

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Faces of the NYSF 2017: Session A

January 3, 2017 9:26 pm Published by

In this photo above, we have the first of our volunteers supporting the NYSF 2017 Session A students and student staff: from left to right Damien Butler, Kirsten Hogg, Nigel Liggins, and Angela Forthun. First, let’s meet Damien and Kirsten, both former participants of the NYSF (or the NSSS, back in their day). Damien is somewhat… Read more

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