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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...
19 March 2015
From ANU News The University’s flagship science communication program the Shell Questacon Science Circus has celebrated 30 years of inspiring Australians about science...
13 March 2015
According to CPAS PhD candidate Rashel Li, watching television sitcom The Big Bang Theory can teach people about the nature of science. Her findings, based on her PhD...
From left: Caroline Faulder, Alyssa Roggero, Dave Knowles. Absent: Chris Ingles
2 March 2015
CPAS congratulates the four students who have been named winners of the 2014 round of ANU science communication undergraduate prizes. The 2014 winners are: Alyssa Roggero...
25 February 2015
Master of Science Communication graduate Dustin Welbourne and CPAS academic Will Grant discuss the traits that make science videos popular on YouTube, in a new paper for ...
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23 February 2015
Jacqui Hoepner and Will Grant discuss what makes good, bad and awful wind turbine scholarship in a new article for The Conversation.
16 February 2015
Former CPAS PhD student and Dr Chris Yardley has documented the creativity, diversity and politics behind postage stamps featuring science and scientist imagery, in a new book...
12 February 2015
ANU students are being encouraged to do a Science degree and run away to join the circus during O-week celebrations. A 23-tonne Science Circus semi-trailer visited the campus on...
28 January 2015
Former CPAS PhD student Dr Maria Taylor has detailed the birth and decline of Australian climate policy from 1987 to the present in a new book based on her doctoral thesis. The...
28 January 2015
CPAS congratulates Professor Mike Gore, who was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List. ANU News has this as its top story this...
28 January 2015
With great sadness CPAS and the Questacon Science Circus team have learned of the untimely death of Darren Osborne. Darren was a graduate of the 1993 Circus, and since that time...
5 December 2014
A digital picture may tell a thousand words about Alzheimer's disease, but not everyone hears the same ones, according to research conducted at the Australian National Centre...
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...

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