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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

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Update from the CEO – July 2020

July 27, 2020 4:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we reach the halfway mark for 2020, I hope you are all staying safe and coping with the changes we are all experiencing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The NYSF has adapted well to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19 and I am delighted at how our team has innovated to deliver our… Read more

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Connecting over Zoom

July 21, 2020 4:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The NYSF is delighted to announce the launch of our new NYSF Connect Webinar Series for NYSF alumni. Each week, our alumni have had the opportunity to hear from some of Australia’s top STEM professionals and ask them questions about their career pathways, what they studied, and their current research. Our long-term goal to provide… Read more

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An 8 Week Journey to Leadership – Our SSLP

July 21, 2020 4:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Like many NYSF programs in 2020, our Student Staff Leadership Program (SSLP) has gone online to ensure the safety of all Student Staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.  SSLP is a leadership and training program designed to prepare previous NYSF Year 12 Program participants to return to the program as Student Staff Leaders. Normally an in-person… Read more

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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

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STEM Explorer 2019 Gets Underway!

July 16, 2019 7:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

After lengthy preparations, we’re all finally here on the ground diving into STEM Explorer 2019, and we are very excited to be here, too. Run together with the South Australian Department for Education, this five-day program is full to the brim with a whole range of insight and learning about STEM careers and research avenues… Read more

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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

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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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