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Taking the ‘Next Step’ in Queensland

April 24, 2018 2:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Following a successful Next Step in Melbourne, students headed to Queensland to see what  the state had on offer. Next Step is an extension of the NYSF Year 12 Program, for NYSF students to continue to expand on their knowledge of courses, facilities, scholarships and accommodation on different university campuses. The Queensland program was jam… Read more

Discovering CSIRO

January 6, 2018 7:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Did you know that Australia’s own Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) was responsible for the development of wi-fi? Not to mention Aeroguard, 3D titanium printing and the first polymer banknote? NYSF 2018 Session A students from Hill (biology) and Wu (physics) interest groups were given the opportunity to visit the CSIRO Black Mountain… Read more

Volunteering develops passion for crop genetics and research

December 15, 2016 11:53 am Published by

Ellen de Vries is from regional Victoria, and attended the NYSF in 2014. She is currently studying a double major in Genetics and Food Science with a concurrent Diploma in Languages (Italian) at the University of Melbourne. “Without the NYSF I would not have had the confidence nor the contacts to discover and develop my… Read more

Science Teachers – hold the date for NSTSS2017

June 20, 2016 12:51 pm Published by

Science teachers considering applying for the NYSF’s National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) 2017 should pencil in Monday 9 January – Friday 13 January 2017. The NYSF has run the NSTSS for over ten years, and will again be collaborating with the ANU to deliver another quality program for teachers of science from across Australia…. Read more

NYSF Alumni wins BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Award

February 25, 2015 2:15 pm Published by

NYSF 2014 Alumni Jackson Huang from Queensland has taken out first place in the 2015 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards ceremony in Melbourne. Jackson, a recent high school graduate from Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics and Technology, investigated the interactions between different heartburn drugs and how they might affect or weaken one another. Working… Read more