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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...
HIV awareness ribbon and a science theatre performance
13 December 2011
PhD student Graham Walker has shown that science shows can influence HIV/AIDS-related behaviours — an important finding for science communicators and HIV educators alike....
13 December 2011
CPAS academics Dr Rod Lamberts and Dr Will Grant have contributed to two new opinion pieces to 'The Conversation'. The first, co-authored by Rod and Roger Franzen from...
5 December 2011
ANU science communication students have taken out all three places in the 2011 New Scientist Prize for Science Writing. The winner was Tegan Dolstra, who studied SCOM6016 Science...
28 November 2011
CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia has published a new paper in the journal Colloquy which analyses the discourses of environmental disaster in the science fiction television series...
15 November 2011
Dr Danny Kingsley, CPAS academic and the ANU Manager of Scholarly Communication and ePublishing, explains why scientists should communicate with the general public in an article...
15 November 2011
CPAS PhD student Penny Wilson and CPAS academic Will Grant discuss the ecological, economic and health problems of food use-by dates in a piece for The Conversation. They argue...
15 November 2011
In an opinion piece for 'The Drum' CPAS academic Dr Will Grant argues that combatting climate skepticism by appealing to a scientific consensus view is an ineffective...
6 September 2011
Six students from the 2010 cohort of undergraduate course SCOM2003 Science in Popular Fiction have published their research in the International Journal of Science Education...
11 July 2011
Dr Sue Stocklmayer, CPAS Director, cautions against the alarmist rhetoric associated with climate change science lessons in the classroom. In her interview featured in the Herald...
8 July 2011
CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia has published a research paper in the journal Public Understanding of Science looking at 'mad scientist' characters in the science...

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