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NYSF’s new CEO announced

June 7, 2019 8:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Melanie Bagg as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following an extensive recruitment process. Melanie will commence in the role on 22 July replacing Dr Damien Pearce, who is leaving the NYSF after six years as CEO. Melanie is currently the… Read more

Update from the CEO

June 8, 2018 11:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In May this year, the NYSF held a strategic planning workshop involving members of the board, council, corporate staff and representatives of the current student staff leadership group. It was a very productive day in which we took some time to gather and synthesise a range of views about the NYSF as an organisation, and… Read more

From the CEO

May 17, 2017 12:00 pm Published by

Here at the NYSF we are well into planning and preparation mode. Preparations for STEM Explorer, running in Adelaide from 17-21 July are well in hand with all agreements finalised and a strong relationship now established with the South Australian Department for Education and Child Development (SA DECD). This focus on a younger age group… Read more

From the CEO

December 15, 2016 12:00 pm Published by

With the end of 2016 fast approaching, I’d like to wish all of our supporters, participants, alumni, volunteers and readers best wishes for the festive season, a fantastic summer holiday and a happy new year! Of course here at the NYSF the end of the festivities marks the beginning of our busiest time. As we… Read more

From the CEO

June 20, 2016 1:00 pm Published by

NYSF Expression of Interests for January 2017 has now closed with the number of applications received being consistent with previous years. We are looking forward to working with our Rotary friends through the selection process for a new cohort of NYSF Session participants. A few weeks ago, our Deputy Chair, Andrew Metcalfe, signed an agreement… Read more

From the CEO

April 26, 2016 3:00 pm Published by

Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, launched Australia’s STEM Workforce report in March that provides an up-to-date detailed analysis of the status of Australia’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) trained workforce. The report addresses demographics and the types of occupations and industries graduates and PhDs move in to and the income they may earn…. Read more