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Launch time in Brisbane and Canberra

December 3, 2018 2:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It was that time of year again – time for the NYSF 2019 Year 12 Program Launch events – and what a great time of year with many of our alumni finishing their exams, the weather finally starting to warm up and preparations in full swing getting ready to welcome another round of young scientists… Read more

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Jaslin O’Connell – keeping options open

November 5, 2018 9:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We are getting close to our 2019 January sessions and National Youth Science Forum  (NYSF) 2017 alumna Jaslin O’Connor reflects on her time at the NYSF and how it affected the decisions she has made during her first year at university. “I attended the NYSF as a student in 2017, and since attending the January… Read more

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The search for sustainable solutions to real-world climate change issues

October 8, 2018 1:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

NYSF 2014 Alumna, Phoebe Chilman wants to make a difference in the world by tackling the issue of climate change.  Read on to see why Phoebe continues to challenge herself and push beyond her comfort zone. “Before attending the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2014, I was unclear about my education pathway after secondary school. Like many… Read more

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NYSF alumni offered Tuckwell Scholarship

August 6, 2018 2:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Four National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni have been offered the highly coveted Tuckwell Scholarship for 2019. Over 680 students applied for the 25 scholarships on offer for 2019 by The Australian National University(ANU) Tuckwell Scholarship Program. Following assessment of written applications, a shortlist of 75 applicants were interviewed in Canberra, and spent time experiencing… Read more

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NYSF says thanks

April 17, 2018 10:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This year the National Youth Science Forum’s (NYSF) Year 12 Program was bigger than ever with the addition of a third session in Brisbane for the very first time.  Nearly 600 students attended the 12-day program held over three sessions – two in Canberra at The Australian National University (ANU) and a third at The… Read more

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Talking Science Over Dinner

February 28, 2018 1:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Our 2018 Year 12 Programs are now over but what is left are the memories of many inspirational talks given by some of Australia’s leading scientists.  There were so many presentations it is difficult to talk about them all but students heard about everything from dark energy and gravitational waves to waste transformation, algae farming,… Read more

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NYSF 2018 kicks off

January 2, 2018 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Two-hundred high-school students descended on Canberra this afternoon for the first of three NYSF 2018 summer programs to be rolled out through the month of January. Enthusiastic student ‘staffies’ greeted the bus-loads of tired students with chanting, clapping and games. Participants hail from all across the country, from Western Australia to Tasmania, along with several international students… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Shelterbox arrives in Syria

November 9, 2017 8:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity supplying emergency aid to people affected by disaster worldwide.  In partnership with Rotary, aid is generally supplied as a ShelterBox or ShelterKit that contains essential items that assist in turning shelter into a home. In January 2017, NYSF raised over $1000 in January through the sale of snacks… Read more

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