CPAS alum Dr Elizabeth Tynan wins Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Prize for Australian History

Dr Tynan was presented the award for "Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga story" at Parliament House. 

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Machine learning uncovers large hidden job market for PhD graduates

Researchers from CPAS, ANU and CSIRO's Data61 developed a job-searching machine to show the value of PhD graduate research skills.

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CPAS researchers at AAHPSSS

CPAS research on display at the 2017 Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Science Conference. 

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When science skills become life skills

If you want to teach someone how to catch a bus, build them a balloon rocket.

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Can citizen science transform population health?

Researchers from CPAS and the Menzies Centre for Health Policy look at this untapped pathway for population health research.

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Stages of citizen science employed by each model

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.

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