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Learning the art of STEM Communication

February 3, 2021 9:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the challenges scientists face is the ability to share their research with people from non-STEM backgrounds in a way that is easy to understand.  This is why it is vital that STEM professionals hone their communication skills. Participants of the 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program will use science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)… Read more

Our new-look 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program

November 18, 2020 1:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is renowned for producing life-changing STEM experiences for young people and despite COVID-19, 2021 is no different! We have innovated and adapted our 2021 NYSF Year 12 Program to offer an exciting and unique STEM experience while ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all participants, staff and volunteers. The 2021 NYSF Year 12… Read more

NYSF ‘connects’ with Melbourne Universities

July 18, 2019 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What does maths have to do with the Ebola virus? Everything!  According to Prof. James McCaw, from The University of Melbourne, maths plays a big part in stopping an epidemic in its tracks. To determine how diseases spread, you need to bring together mathematics and statistics and collaborate with governments to save lives. This was… Read more

NYSF Alumnus Jake Boyce

June 19, 2019 9:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Jake Boyce attended the NYSF 2015 Year 12 Program, and since then his passion for science has blossomed into a love for physics! We often highlight the hands on science experience the Year 12 Program gives, however it also allows students to gain confidence and grow as individuals. For Jake, the NYSF was special in… Read more

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

NYSF Partner Profile – Monash University

October 10, 2018 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the next few months, the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) will feature our Partner organisations.  Funding from the corporate, research, and university sectors is vital to ensure financial sustainability for the NYSF and our ability to meet our mission of delivering transformative STEM experiences to young Australians. Beyond financial support, our partners provide students with information, access… Read more