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14 December 2017
CPAS congratulates the 22 postgraduate science communication students who received their degrees at ANU's Llewellyn Hall this week.  Three students, Dr Jacqui Hoepner...
7 December 2017
CPAS graduate Dr Elizabeth Tynan has been awarded the 2017 Prime Minister's Literary Awards Prize for Australian History for her book Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story...
7 December 2017
Researchers have developed machine learning to scan tens of thousands of job ads and found a large hidden job market for PhD graduates. The project, led by The Australian...
30 November 2017
CPAS had a strong showing at the 2017 Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science Conference as Mita Anggaryani, Tangyao Zhang, Dr Sean...
30 November 2017
If you want to teach someone how to catch a bus, build them a balloon rocket. This is what Vanessa de Kauwe has discovered in her PhD research for the Australian National...
Stages of citizen science employed by each model
23 November 2017
Citizen science engages millions of people worldwide, asking and answering questions about the world around them. The United States, European Union, and Australia have...
Evidence source types cited in Australian Government departments
16 November 2017
Getting more evidence into policy is one of the major challenges of science communication, and a recent election priority from Australia's major political parties. But what...
Players in CO2peration pursue a science mystery: why is there so much water on Earth? Screen shot from CO2peration.
2 November 2017
PhD candidate Inez Harker-Schuch and Will Grant discuss the challenges of teaching climate change to children in a new article for The Conversation.  A possible solution...
16 October 2017
CPAS graduate Dr Elizabeth Tynan has been awarded this year's CHASS Australia Book Prize for her book Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story. The book, published...
29 September 2017
CPAS is seeking a new senior colleague as Associate Professor to make significant contributions to all activities of the Centre. The Associate Professor will play a key role in...
28 September 2017
While discussing ethics in the doing of science communication might result in ethical principles guiding behaviour, what about the ethics of science communication itself? What if...
27 September 2017
CPAS academic Lindy Orthia and NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub knowledge broker Rachel Morgain have teamed up to create an infographic called 'Tips for effective #scicomm...
18 August 2017
A new poll has found 90 per cent of Australians think science has made life easier, but many also worry that new technologies have changed our way of life too fast. The ...
10 August 2017
Interested in running away and joining The Shell Questacon Science Circus here at ANU? Applications are now open! Apply to join the Master of Science Communication Outreach and...
10 August 2017
CPAS Visiting Fellow Toss Gascoigne and PhD Candidate Jenni Metcalfe published a new paper in the Journal of Science Communication last month, exploring the rise of...
6 August 2017
The disability education and empowerment program pioneered by CPAS PhD candidate Vanessa de Kauwe is being applied in parts of Africa. The program uses science engagement to...
3 August 2017
Four undergraduates were awarded a prize for excellence in science communication at the ANU Colleges of Science prize night on 28 July 2017. The prizes given on the night were for...
26 July 2017
It's seven weeks since our Australia Awards group left CPAS and they are now doing amazing things back home - from running Zimbabwe's first science programs for autistic...
21 July 2017
Australian governments could learn a lot from early 1800s smallpox vaccination campaign material, say Merryn McKinnon and Lindy Orthia. The CPAS researchers compared...
19 July 2017
Up to 50 PhD students from around Australia competed in the 2017 Australian-French Entrepreneurship Challenge last week. The Entrepreneurship Challenge brought together PhD...

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