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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...
1 November 2013
Young women want to know more about endometriosis, according to a new paper published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia in October this year. The paper's lead...
25 September 2013
People who protest against some science aren't just knuckle-dragging anti-science morons, argues Dr Rod Lamberts in a new piece for The Conversation.   Image: John...
9 September 2013
Dr Rod Lamberts argues that in a democratic, dynamic, sophisticated society, legitimate research outcomes stretch to more than just the economy and health, in a new piece for The...
27 August 2013
A day of fun filled science came to the ANU for National Science Week on August 15th. Students, lecturers and guests came and joined in the activities, games and shows, with...
14 August 2013
CPAS PhD candidate Eleanor Gates-Stuart's science art exhibition, 'StellrScope', celebrating the Centenary of Canberra in 2013, has opened at Questacon. The...
1 August 2013
Dr Will Grant reviews Dick Smith's documentary about the energy crisis, 'Ten Bucks a Litre', in a new article for The Conversation.   Picture: Elaina Elaina/...
17 July 2013
Dr Will Grant and Dr Merryn McKinnon respond to the Australian Academy of Science's latest science literacy survey in a new article for The Conversation.   Picture R.O...
13 July 2013
An article debunking links between oysters and sexual desire, written by CPAS PhD candidate Penny Wilson last year for The Conversation's 'Monday Medical...
3 July 2013
CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia this week published her first edited volume, a book entitled Doctor Who and Race. The book comes in the 50th anniversary year of Doctor...
11 June 2013
Second year science communication students organised and spoke at a conference entitled 'Fast Forward to the Future', held at the CSIRO Discovery Centre on 30 May....
5 April 2013
CPAS PhD student Eleanor Gates-Stuart has won a commission to produce a science artwork as part of the Centenary of Canberra celebrations in 2013. Jointly funded by the ACT and...
Lindy Orthia while teaching
5 April 2013
CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia has won a Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence, it was announced this week. Lindy had been nominated by the Director...
CPAS Staff and PhD students at the event
18 March 2013
Food and cultures from around the globe featured at the CPAS Taste of Harmony Brunch on 16 March. This year’s theme, share your culture and food at work was celebrated with...

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