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20 November 2015
ANU students who ran away with the circus over the past 30 years have met up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Shell Questacon Science Circus, part of the ANU Master of...
4 November 2015
Preparations are underway with participating schools to offer, yet again, CPAS Science Communication School Internships in Semester 1, 2016. Speaking today at the Colleges of...
3 November 2015
Rebecca Scott, known as Bec, a 1994 graduate of the Science Circus, is a National Finalist for Australia's Local Hero in 2016, part of the Australian of the...
26 October 2015
CPAS teachers were over the moon to learn that enrolments in SCOM courses have almost doubled in the second half of 2015, compared to the equivalent course offerings in 2014....
21 October 2015
CPASian Graham Walker today unveiled one of his most popular creations - a deckchair-and-leaf-blower hoverboard - for international Back to the Future Day. October 21, 2015 was...
1 October 2015
CPAS lecturer Dr Merryn McKinnon has been selected as one of 78 women internationally to participate in a state-of-the-art leadership programme for women in science, set against...
21 September 2015
Not one but two CPAS academics have been nominated to give the ANU Last Lecture for 2015. Students nominated both Dr Will Grant and Dr Lindy Orthia for the...
27 August 2015
The CPAS academics interview the astronomy and science communication legend about wrestling, Jupitarianism, Lego and crackpot theories in a KindaThinky mini-event. See the full...
18 August 2015
CPAS Senior Lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia is one of the recipients of this round of Teaching Enhancement Grants, awarded by the ANU twice yearly to a few teachers to fund innovative...
18 August 2015
The thesis abstract of CPAS PhD graduate Professor Eleanor Gates-Stuart has been ranked one of the top abstracts for the database of Leonardo: The International...
18 August 2015
Sociologists need to care more when they talk with policy makers, scientists and citizens about science, says CPAS sessional academic Dr Wendy Russell. In a new article in the...
11 August 2015
CPASian Dr Graham Walker has taken inspiring science shows to 41,000 children in Africa as part of the inaugural Science Circus Africa 11-week tour through five...
11 August 2015
A question from ANU science communication student Zoë Tulip prompted a moving philosophical speech about the unity of humanity and planet Earth from Chris Hadfield, Former...
15 July 2015
For the first time, a new analysis shows an impact of climate change on human society long before we knew the climate was actually changing. Exploring Google's scanned book...
1 July 2015
CPAS is delighted to announce that five talented visual thinkers will be awarded prizes in its science communication image compeition. The competition was organized because of...
30 June 2015
CPAS PhD candidate Jacqui Hoepner is no stranger to receiving attention for her public commentary, and now her work has been picked up by the London School of Economics'...
3 June 2015
In a new article for The Conversation, Dr Will Grant examines the ethics and importance of anti-hero intellectual trolls like science journalist John Bohannon, who work to expose...
1 June 2015
Professor Joan Leach will be the next Director of CPAS from 1 January 2016, the Dean of the ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Andrew Roberts, announced...
12 May 2015
CPAS academic Dr Will Grant has taken issue with Human Rights' Commissioner Tim Wilson's view on censorship and UWA's rejection of the Australian Consensus Centre...
27 April 2015
The number of students enrolling in science communication courses at the ANU has dramatically risen in the first half of 2015, according to the CPAS Associate Director Science...

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