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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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Launch for NYSF 2017

October 27, 2016 11:58 am Published by

The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) launched its 2017 January programs earlier this month at the Australian National University (ANU). Andrew Metcalfe, AO, Chair of the NYSF Board said the January program would be better than ever due to the ongoing support of our funding partners and organisations that facilitated the program.  Mr Metcalfe made… Read more

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News from UNSW

June 20, 2016 12:48 pm Published by

UNSW Women In Engineering Camp Are you a young woman currently in Year 10 or 11 and want a career where you can be at the forefront of positive change for society? Do you enjoy using lateral thinking, creativity and design? Or do you love problem-solving, working in teams or have an aptitude for mathematics… Read more

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“It’s worthwhile taking the time to find what it is you like to do”

December 14, 2015 2:52 pm Published by

Alumna Rosie Sackett (2010) recalls her NYSF experience. “The opportunity to attend the National Youth Science Forum was invaluable. To be surrounded by people from all backgrounds interested in different types of science was an experience I’ll never forget. NYSF students, staff and academics not only opened my eyes to the endless possibilities involved in… Read more

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“Engineers … use technology to provide tangible benefits”

December 14, 2015 2:50 pm Published by

Alumna Holstein Wong attended the NYSF in 2008 and is a Graduate Processing Engineer for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and also a Rotaract volunteer. Holstein studied Materials Science and Engineering at UNSW and was awarded the University Medal and 1st Class Honours in Materials Science Engineering. She now works on a mine site for… Read more

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Visit to Lockheed Martin NCITE Centre an eye-opening experience

August 25, 2015 12:40 pm Published by

Jakub Marosz is a second year student at UNSW, studying mechanical engineering and commerce. He attended the NYSF in 2013, and in July visited the Lockheed Martin Australia NexGen Cyber Information and Technology (NCITE) Centre in Canberra with a group of NYSF students and alumni. Lockheed Martin is one of the world’s largest defense contractors;… Read more

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Shivani Shah, NYSF Alumna, 2014 at UNSW Australia

August 25, 2015 12:15 pm Published by

Shivani Shah is an NYSF alumna (2014) from Sydney who is studying Advanced Science at UNSW Australia. “The degree’s scope is excellent, it allows you to tailor your degree to what your interests are, especially as they keep changing as you learn more. Going to uni is a lot different to high school; there is… Read more

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June 17, 2015 3:06 pm Published by

STEM teachers: Tell us what you’re doing! We have been inspired by the upswell of STEM initiatives taking place in our high schools around the country.  So many schools are going beyond the curriculum to inspire and encourage STEM skills in their students. Please let us know what your school is doing! Click here to let us know… Read more

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UNSW Engineering making research real

February 25, 2015 2:06 pm Published by

Students at NYSF 2015 had the opportunity to hear from Emma Colenbrander from Pollinate Energy, a non-profit organisation that provides people with access to affordable solar products, including battery torches, desk lamps, room lights and hanging lights. Their main area of operation at the moment is in India where people live in tent cities without electricity…. Read more

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UNSW engages with science and maths teachers

February 25, 2015 2:04 pm Published by

The University of New South Wales offers a wide range of information and activities for teachers and students of science and maths.  The best way to engage with these is through their online newsletter, The Beacon.  Read more here

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