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5 December 2014
Entertainment theatre can be a very effective means of raising awareness of science issues, according to researchers at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of...
27 November 2014
CPAS researchers have been elected to key governance bodies of science communication organisations this week. Deputy Director Rod Lamberts is now on the editorial board of the...
23 November 2014
CPAS founder Professor Chris Bryant and Questacon founder Professor Mike Gore have been interviewed for the ANU Emeritus Faculty's oral history project, speaking about their...
23 November 2014
The ANU has congratulated its Questacon Science Circus scholars, who have celebrated the end of their year travelling the country putting on science shows. As part of their...
13 November 2014
Science communication student Rosie Avery has won the ANU Apiculture Society's inaugural prize for bee-related scholarship, for three assignments she completed this year in...
10 November 2014
Dr Su Wild-River received the accolade of Certified Environmental Practitioner of the Year from the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand on 30th October this year at...
3 November 2014
CPAS lecturers Dr Will Grant and Dr Rod Lamberts have rocketed to the top of The Conversation’s Most Read ANU Authors page following the viral success of their recent...
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

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