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4 October 2018
CPAS Visiting Fellow Dr Suzette Searle manages communications at the Wattle Day Association to celebrate National Wattle Day on 1 September each year.  Her passion for...
3 October 2018
Science Centre Kenya has come third in the 2018 China International Contest of Popular Science Works in Beijing for Mirror Maze, an exhibit developed by Kenneth Monjero with...
3 October 2018
Dr Madeline Mitchell and Dr Merryn McKinnon examined the representations of female and male scientists in The New York Times, showing the progress in moving away from gender...
CPAS 2018 Research students
17 September 2018
Last friday, we heard four brilliant presentations from CPAS PhD candidates Samantha Vilkins, Vanessa de Kauwe, Yuanyuan Shang and Mita Anggaryani. We also got a group photo of...
10 September 2018
Above: Participants from the ASPAC Pre-Conference Workshop with new science show equipment they made Talking SDGs at the Asia-Pacific Science Centre Network (ASPAC)...
10 September 2018
Each year, students in our Science Communication and the Web course work on personal or group projects to bring science to life online. Two students, Shani Horrii-Watson and...
4 September 2018
This blog post written by Master of Science Communication (Outreach) student Merrilyn McKee. Final week of the Shell Questacon Science Circus Queensland tour for 2018!...
Our Group Climbing in a Strangler Fig (Brett, Jeshka, Lauren, Alli, Leisha, and Joe)
29 August 2018
This blog post written by Master of Science Communication (Outreach) student Leisha Duncan. Science Circus Life: all work and no play?  Definitely not. While...
29 August 2018
This blog post written by Master of Science Communication (Outreach) student Arron Flynn.  If you’ve ever wanted to feel how it is to be a rock star, join the Shell...
24 August 2018
Most Australians believe science has made our lives healthier, easier and more comfortable, and that the benefits of science are greater than any harmful effects.  The...
17 August 2018
This research project seeks to understand how science communication can further benefit cross-disciplinary research and create new collaboration opportunities among scientists of...
6 August 2018
  Congratulations to the newest CPAS graduates, who graduated in July: Imogen Brown (Bachelor of Science Honours) Nicholas Badullovich, Sarah Bradley, Michael...
Emily Graslie, thebrainscoop
8 July 2018
YouTube has become the primary website for videos online, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is one of the most popular topics. But there is a conspicuous...
4 July 2018
Congratulations to Master of Science Communication student Elizabeth Lam, who has won an Australian Science Communicators grant for an internship at Cosmos Media in Melbourne....
3 July 2018
PhD student Vanessa de Kauwe and Dr Lindy Orthia in The Journal of Popular Television.
3 July 2018
Master of Science Communication Lucy McPherson, along with Dr Will Grant, are conducting a survey to gauge the experience of researchers who have worked with policymakers....
11 June 2018
Everyone knows we should exercise more, drink less, and stop scoffing junk food. Even committed smokers know that smoking is bad for them – but change isn’t easy....
CPAS PhD students Mita Anggaryani, Michel Watson and James Ansell
7 June 2018
In April 2018, a large cohort of CPAS staff and students descended en masse to Dunedin, New Zealand, for the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) network’s...
Abby Hodges
5 June 2018
The official count for the ANU and Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) stargazing Guinness World Records title effort was confirmed yesterday, with 46,345 people...
23 May 2018
CPAS PhD graduate Dr Mattew Dunn and Dr Merryn McKinnon have published a cross-sectional study in Sexual Health on sexual health promotion events for the...

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