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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...
12 August 2018
The Master of Science Communication Outreach is an exciting one-year graduate program offering specialist training in science communication performance and exhibition design,...
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...
18 May 2018
We've partnered with the Australian Science Media Centre to bring an ambitious science reporter into the Sydney-based BuzzFeed News team for a 12-week fellowship. Sound...
7 May 2018
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre announced last week they will take their popular Science Circus outreach program to Japan in October this year as part...
20 April 2018
There’s not many things you could get 90 per cent of Australians to agree upon, but when it comes to the positive impact of science, we’re almost all on the same page...
11 April 2018
CPAS alumni Jo Adams started the Cheeky Neurons project as part of her Masters of Science Communication. Since graduating in 2017, Nix and Nellie the Cheeky Neurons have...
CPAS practice ahead of PCST
27 March 2018
CPAS team huddle ahead of #PCST2018 with questions, feedback and advice: be prepared, be direct, be gracious — and don't go over time! pic.twitter.com/1ysM9Z6yTm...
A visually impaired student's first ever practical science demonstration
27 March 2018
(Above: Vanessa de Kauwe leading a visually impaired student's first ever practical science demonstration) CPAS PhD researcher Vanessa de Kauwe and visiting scholar Dr...
2017 workshop at CPAS
4 March 2018
CPAS PhD student Vanessa de Kauwe left Australia on March 2 for Zimbabwe and Zambia to run local disability and gender equality education workshops with Stuart Kohlhagen, formerly...
Launching the new Mike Gore Physics Education Precinct
22 February 2018
A new space for physicists to launch flying contraptions, build exploding experiments and test big ideas has opened at The Australian National University. On February 9th,...
Crisis of Expertise
17 February 2018
A number of CPAS academics travelled to Melbourne on the 15th and 16th of February for the University of Melbourne School of Government's conference A Crisis of Expertise?....

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