'Excellence in Science Communication' medal
Inaugural undergraduate science communication prizes awarded

Inaugural undergraduate science communication prizes awarded

Six current or former undergraduate students received prizes for their outstanding science communication work on May 30th.

» read more

National survey on Australians' engagement with science out now

National survey on Australians' engagement with science out now

The report on a 2014 national survey of Australians' engagement with science, designed and directed by CPAS Research Fellow Suzette Searle, is now public.

» read more

Chris McGillion and Merryn McKinnon: Participatory theatre as science communication tool in Timor Leste

Chris McGillion and Merryn McKinnon: Participatory theatre as science communication tool in Timor Leste

CPAS researchers describe the potential for communicating science through participatory theatre in Timor Leste, in a new paper for 'Science Communication'.

» read more

Merryn McKinnon and colleagues: Cultural adaptation can influence science teachers' self-efficacy

Merryn McKinnon and colleagues: Cultural adaptation can influence science teachers' self-efficacy

Professional and personal cultural adaptation is critical for teachers in culturally unfamiliar environments, according to a new paper by Merryn McKinnon.

» read more

Will Grant, Luke Menzies & Upulie Divisekara: Funding CSIRO is vital if we want to future proof our world

Will Grant, Luke Menzies & Upulie Divisekara: Funding CSIRO is vital if we want to future proof our world

CPAS researchers argue that funding the CSIRO is critical for Australia's future, in an article for the Sydney Morning Herald.

» read more

Premiere of 'Up Stream' documentary about communicating complex science

Premiere of 'Up Stream' documentary about communicating complex science

CPAS is pleased to announce the launch of 'Up Stream' - a short documentary by Luke Menzies, Will Grant and Daniel Oscar Hunter on the communication of complex science.

» read more

The Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) is the world's most diverse academic science communication centre.

The Centre’s mission is to encourage a confident democratic ownership of modern science nationally and internationally by increasing science awareness in the community, fostering public dialogue about science, and improving the communication skills of scientists.

Through research led education our students become skilled communicators who can engage people with the science, technology, or medical information that is most relevant to them.

Our research investigates the ways science is being communicated in the public arena, new ways to excite the public imagination about science and methods to encourage informed decisions about scientific issues that concern us in the 21st century.

» read more about us

Updated:  21 November 2013/Responsible Officer:  CPAS web officer/Page Contact:  CPAS webmaster