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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

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NYSF alumni offered Tuckwell Scholarship

August 6, 2018 2:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Four National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni have been offered the highly coveted Tuckwell Scholarship for 2019. Over 680 students applied for the 25 scholarships on offer for 2019 by The Australian National University(ANU) Tuckwell Scholarship Program. Following assessment of written applications, a shortlist of 75 applicants were interviewed in Canberra, and spent time experiencing… Read more

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NYSF 2018 kicks off

January 2, 2018 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Two-hundred high-school students descended on Canberra this afternoon for the first of three NYSF 2018 summer programs to be rolled out through the month of January. Enthusiastic student ‘staffies’ greeted the bus-loads of tired students with chanting, clapping and games. Participants hail from all across the country, from Western Australia to Tasmania, along with several international students… Read more

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A lesson in physics for the Governor-General

October 11, 2017 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s not every day that you get to teach the Governor-General a lesson in physics … but that’s exactly what happened to one of our National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) alumni at Government House Open Day on the weekend. Along with the other organisations of which the Governor-General is Patron, the NYSF was invited to… Read more

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NYSF alumni successful in Tuckwell Scholarships for 2018

August 23, 2017 10:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

On 14 July, the 2018 Tuckwell Scholars were announced and the National Youth Science  Forum (NYSF) is very proud to see six of our own alumni amongst the successful candidates. The Scholarships are funded by the largest ever contribution from an Australian to an Australian university.  Graham and Louise Tuckwell started the Tuckwell Scholarships with… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Session A: Partners’ Day Expo

January 17, 2017 4:48 pm Published by

After the Partners’ Day presentations the students gathered for the Partners’ Day Expo , where they were able to meet, chat and network with representatives of the NYSF partners. The students were able to meet reps (and the presenters) from Lockheed Martin, IP Australia, UNSW Australia, Monash University, Melbourne University, Australian National University, University of… Read more

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NYSF 2017 Session A: Opening Ceremony

January 6, 2017 8:43 pm Published by

On Wednesday, the participants in NYSF 2017 Session A were off to the Australian Parliament House for the official Opening Ceremony. After the “compulsory” group selfies outside of Parliament House and a wait in the queue for the security check, they found themselves inside the Main Committee Room for a series of talks. The Ceremony… Read more

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