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From mechanical engineering to a career in Defence

February 21, 2019 1:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After landing a position in the graduate program at the Department of Defence, NYSF 2009 alumna Stephanie Otte offers some great advice to students and tells us about her study/career journey so far.  “Hi! My name is Stephanie Otte and I attended the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) in 2009. I first heard about NYSF… 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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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

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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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Seeing Science in ACTion

August 23, 2018 1:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

National Science Week is now over for another year.  Across Australia there have been hundreds of festivals, activities, events and more, designed to fascinate, educate and entertain us about everything science.   The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) did not miss out on the fun, participating at Science in ACTion in Canberra over the two-day event…. Read more

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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

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NYSF STEM Explorer 2018 Day 1

July 16, 2018 11:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After months of preparation it’s finally here, NYSF STEM Explorer 2018! More than 100 students from over 60 South Australian schools arrived today for the immersive, hands on science program.  Delivered in collaboration with the South Australian Department for Education, the students selected to participate in the program range from years six to nine. In its… Read more

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