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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...
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...

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