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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...
12 July 2017
Eight ANU science communication postgraduates crossed the stage to receive their degree at today's Conferring of Awards ceremony. Dr Jarrod Green was conferred with...
12 July 2017
A group of CPAS students have recently returned from a month long tour of Queensland where they were working towards obtaining their Master of Science Communication Outreach...
21 June 2017
CPAS Director Professor Joan Leach has written about the decline and importance of Australian science journalism in an article for The Conversation.
30 May 2017
CPAS lecturer Dr Merryn McKinnon and three of her students (Johanna Howes, Andy Leach & Natasha Prokop) have published a paper in international journal Public...
22 May 2017
Science communicators from eight African countries created a pop-up interactive science exhibition on Monday 22 May as part of a program at CPAS. Students from The Woden School...
16 May 2017
CPAS welcomed 15 future and current leaders of Africa’s science centre movement for six weeks of intensive training, as part of a DFAT Australia Awards Fellowship. The...
16 May 2017
Following the success of Science Circus Africa, CPAS is investigating spreading the capacity-building model to SE Asia in collaboration with the ANU Myanmar Centre and the...
15 May 2017
Dr Rod Lamberts comments on the phenomenon of societal distrust of experts in a new article for 'The Conversation'.

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