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19 October 2014
CPAS research was the focus of ABC Radio National's 'Ockham's Razor' on Sunday 19 October. The audio and transcript are available here. CPAS Research Fellow...
27 August 2014
Master of Science Communication Outreach student Joe Duggan has developed a unique way of communicating about climate change: by asking climate scientists to express their...
22 August 2014
Rod Lamberts outlines some common tactical errors made by climate scientists speaking out in the public domain, and how climate scientists can approach their communication more...
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7 August 2014
Hybrid rice has potential for improving agriculture in Bangladesh, but there are good reasons farmers won’t plant it, according to research by CPAS PhD student Mofa Shah....
29 July 2014
Six later-year ANU science communication undergraduates have completed a three month science communication internship with the Science Department at Calwell High School, Canberra...
'Excellence in Science Communication' medal
1 June 2014
Six current undergraduate students or recent graduates received prizes for their outstanding work in science communication on Friday 30th May 2014, at the Colleges of Science...
27 May 2014
‘How do Australians engage with science?’, the national survey commissioned by Inspiring Australia, designed and directed by CPAS Research Fellow Suzette Searle and...
22 May 2014
PhD student Chris McGillion describes the potential for participatory theatre as a means of communicating science in Timor-Leste in a paper pre-published online in May 2014....
22 May 2014
Cultural adaptation – both personal and professional – may influence the efficacy of teachers working in culturally unfamiliar environments according to a new paper by...
22 April 2014
Dr Will Grant and Luke Menzies from CPAS, with Melbourne science communicator Upulie Divisekara, have explained and defended the critical importance of adequately funding the...
19 March 2014
CPAS PhD candidate Jacqui Hoepner and Dr Will Grant  argue that people's mental health should be taken seriously as a health impact of wind farms, in a new piece for...
18 March 2014
Everyday Australians could be more involved in deciding what research receives funding, according to a new paper by CPAS PhD student Cobi Smith. Her argument for more...
13 March 2014
Rod Lamberts argues for a change of tactic in the climate change discourse in a new piece for The Conversation. Image from The Conversation article, courtesy of Shutterstock
26 February 2014
An Australian National University scientist is heading to Africa with some unique experiments, including a vacuum cleaner-powered marshmallow bazooka, to help make science more...
13 February 2014
Science is clearly not a study option for many young immigrants to Australia who wish to further their education after compulsory schooling, argues CPAS Research Fellow,...
11 February 2014
Popular television sitcom The Big Bang Theory has sparked interest in science among many of its regular viewers, according to research by CPAS PhD student Rashel Li. The research...
20 December 2013
CPAS PhD Candidate Richard Charles Osborn, known to all as Dick, sadly passed away on 16th November at the age of 77. Dick was a tireless champion and scholar of sustainability...
12 December 2013
CPAS PhD student Eleanor Gates-Stuart has been awarded a Canberra Critics Circle Award for her breathtaking Science Art exhibition, StellrScope. The award is a wonderful...
10 December 2013
CPAS PhD researcher Luke Menzies dissects the legacy for science and the climate of the Abbott Government's first 90 days in office in an article for The Conversation.
28 November 2013
Mr Md. Mofakhrul Islam Shah, a CPAS PhD candidate known to all in the department as Mofa, was this year awarded the Village Dynamics in South Asia (VDSA) Fellowship...

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