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'Excellence in Science Communication' medal
13 February 2013
For the first time, undergraduates studying science communication at the ANU will be eligible to win prizes for achieving excellence in this discipline. Science communication is...
Maria Taylor
14 January 2013
Dr Maria Taylor has devoted the past several years to investigating the dramatic change in Australians' attitudes to climate change action between 1987 and 2001. In a new...
9 January 2013
CPAS is delighted to announce the publication of Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology: Issues and Dilemmas, described as 'A Reader in Science Communication...
Close up picture of Rebecca Randall
8 December 2012
Rebecca Randall (Becca), a science communication honours student, has been awarded the Tillyard Prize this year. The Tillyard Prize is awarded to a student whose personal...
Dr Lindy Orthia
29 November 2012
Science communication Lecturer, Undergraduate Studies Convenor and Honours Convenor Dr Lindy Orthia has been awarded a Colleges of Science Award for Teaching Excellence for 2012...
The winning Opening Doors Project photo
29 November 2012
In the spirit of continuing the science communication partnership with the Inspiring Australia funded Opening Doors project, the Goulburn Multicultural Centre hosted a Science...
29 October 2012
Scientist and communicator Upulie Divisekera (tweeting at @upulie) and CPAS's Will Grant discuss the L'Aquila earthquake trial and its implications for science...
19 October 2012
Online teaching is not all it's cracked up to be, especially for the teaching staff and students at the coalface, according to Dr Rod Lamberts and Dr Will Grant in a new piece...
11 October 2012
Penny Wilson objects to doctors' assumptions about their fat patients in a new piece for 'The Conversation'. Image: Stocky Bodies (Isaac Brown)
26 September 2012
CPAS PhD Researcher Luke Menzies and Lecturer Dr Will Grant - alongside collaborator Oscar Hunter - have recently achieved success in the crowdfunding platform Pozible for their...
16 August 2012
The Opening Doors project, led by CPAS Research Fellow Dr Sean Perera, has opened its doors through the web with the launch of the Opening Doors website. Aimed at offering...
Protest against science funding cuts
26 July 2012
Rod Lamberts challenges those claiming that science is in crisis in a piece for 'The Conversation'. Photo: Mark Ramsay
24 July 2012
Penny Wilson discusses the flaws in healthy eating guidelines in a piece for 'The Conversation'. Image by Peter Guthrie
18 June 2012
CPAS PhD student Brenda Moon has won the 2012 ANU Award for Excellence in Tutoring or Demonstrating. The prize was awarded on June 18th as part of the annual ResearchFest...
12 June 2012
The Sciencycle and the Opening Doors Project by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at ANU are two of the sixty-three projects funded by the...
7 June 2012
Professor Susan Stocklmayer AM, the Director of the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science was one of the guest speakers at the launch of the Integrated...
1 June 2012
SCOM2001 (“Practical Skills for Communicating Science”) students hosted the conference Food for Thought on the role of science in food on 31 May 2012....
18 May 2012
Rod Lamberts and Will Grant question what metrics of Australia's research and development outputs really measure in a piece published on 'The Conversation' this week...
27 March 2012
The students and staff at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science celebrated Harmony Week by hosting A Taste of Harmony Lunch at the Centre. The event...
Interview with a Scientist - Dr. Charles H. Lineweaver
14 December 2011
A video made by Master of Science Communication student Dustin Welbourne has been picked up by popular internet newspaper and blog 'The Huffington Post' to accompany a...

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