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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...
8 July 2011
Dr Sean Perera’s research explores science communication from cross-cultural perspectives: in particular, the appreciation of Western scientific knowledge by non-Western...
7 July 2011
Dr Sean Perera, in his article on The Conversation, asks if the popular Aussie cultural outlook is compatible with the rigorous nature of science. Sean discusses the impact of...
Singapore course staff & students
20 June 2011
Sue Stocklmayer and Mike Gore have just presented a 2-week intensive course in Singapore to the students enrolled in the joint ANU-NUS Master of Science Communication. The...
26 May 2011
New article on The Conversation by Will Grant and Rod Lamberts - Don't preach to the converted on carbon tax: it's the money vote that matters. Image jondoig/Flickr
18 May 2011
New article on The Conversation by Will Grant and Rod Lamberts - Brand Science is dead, and it’s time to break up the company. Image teotwawki/Flickr
5 May 2011
Canberra mums can now get some entertaining help with science homework thanks to a new program organised by The Australian National University.  The program - Science for...

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