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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

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

Celebrating 35 years of NYSF Alumni

July 30, 2018 2:51 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In 2018, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the NYSF Year 12 Program (previously called the National Summer Science School (NSSS)), which was founded by Rotary in 1983. To honour this achievement and to showcase this rich history, we’ve been running a special promotion featuring alumni from each year of… Read more

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

Showing the art in science

February 1, 2018 3:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Q.     What has eight legs and is made up of dots? A.     A stippled drawing of a spider! Most of us have looked through a microscope during a science class at school but have you ever looked at something under a microscope with the intention of drawing it? One of the… Read more

NYSF Rotary District Chair, Stephen Lovison talks about student selections

May 23, 2017 11:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

From our larger cities to small regional towns in outback Australia, Rotarians have been super busy over the past few months promoting the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and conducting student selections for the NYSF 2018 Year 12 Program. We spoke to NYSF Rotary District Chair (DC), Stephen Lovison from Sydney (D9675), about his involvement… Read more