Speakers: Professor Joan Leach
Associate Professor Sujatha RamanDr Fabien MedveckyDr Justine Lacey
Join us for a special CPAS seminar welcoming our new Director of Research, Associate Professor Sujatha Raman.
Speaker: Mr Toss Gascoigne
How do politicians manage the minefield of interests and emotions that surround climate change and energy?
Join appraised COP21 documentary Guardians of the Earth film-maker Filip Malinowski and Guardian Australia's political editor Katharine Murphy
This afternoon two CPAS research students will present their final seminars on their research projects.
The Director of Questacon will showcase the past, present and future of science shows in an evening seminar on Thursday 7 September.
Tonight PhD candidate Ruth O'Connor will present her final seminar on her doctoral research.
In tonight's CPAS seminar, Julie Ryder, award winning art-science practitioner, will describe her journey to identify the anonymous collector of an album of seaweed specimens fr
Would you like a beer with your chlamydia test?
Tonight PhD candidate Matt Wood will present his final seminar on his research into how and what people learn from science diagrams.
Tonight PhD candidate Jacqui Hoepner will present her final seminar on her research.
Tonight PhD candidate Vanessa de Kauwe will discuss her research project which examines the use of informal science activities for the social development of young people with in
Tonight PhD candidate Penny Wilson will present her final seminar on her research into the business of raw milk.
Tonight PhD candidate Jason Major will present his final seminar on his research, which investigates what affects Australian broadacre farmers' decison making about weed and inv
Tonight five groups of students enrolled in SCOM3002 Science in the Media will share their experiences creating media strategies for real world industry partner organisations.
The Western Australian Museum in Perth is undergoing one of the largest museum redevelopments in the world today, and offers a unique opportunity to revisit how audiences engage
Tonight it's the Queensland invasion at CPAS!
Tonight Melanie Tacey will present her final seminar on her honours research project on the topic 'Natural semantic metalanguage as a tool for cross-cultural science communicati
Tonight Kate Reid will present her final seminar on her honours research project, on the topic 'Engaged in fiction, engaged in science: Can stories about science inspire a caree
Tonight a Ellen Phiddian will present her final seminar on her research project on the topic '3D images and models in chemistry'.
Tonight PhD candidate Cobi Smith will present her final seminar on her PhD research.
In Jurassic World it was featherless dinosaurs. In The Martian it was a sandstorm. In Gravity it was … gravity.
Speaker: Prof Penny Hawe, Menzies Centre for Health Policy and the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, University of Sydney
Tonight PhD candidate Kathleen Hayes will present her mid-term seminar, and PhD candidate Jennifer Colley will present her first PhD seminar.
Tonight current SCOM undergraduates are invited to find out more about what SCOM honours involves, and to talk to potential supervisors about topic ideas.
New academic fields of endeavour are continually being developing eventually reaching the status of an academic discipline worthy of being recognised as such by universities and
Tonight key industry partners will gather in the Green Couch Room to chat with students about doing a science communication internship within their organisation.
The seminar will be in two parts.
Tonight PhD candidate Luke Powter will present his mid term seminar on his research examining connections between teaching online as part of a campus tertiary education experien
In this two part seminar, Graham presents an update on the Science Circus Africa project along with theoretical analysis and live performance of demonstrations that do amazing s
Come along to find out how to build your science communication career in this event hosted by the ACT branch of the Australian Science Communicators.
Tonight a PhD candidate will present on his research.
Tangyao Zhang will present his first seminar on his PhD research into the debate about GM food in China.
Tonight three SCOM3003 students - Imogen Brown, Jacinta Evans and Zoë Tulip - will discuss the research projects they're working on this semester.
Tonight Visiting Fellow Dr Per Hetland from the University of Oslo will present a guest seminar on the topic, 'Trading Zones, Citizen Science Expertise, and New Infrastructures
Tonight PhD candidate Matt Wood will present his mid-term PhD seminar, and Melanie Tacey will present her honours project proposal for discussion.
Tonight two SCOM honours students will present their project proposals for discussion.
Tonight science communicator Toss Gascoigne will facilitate a special guest seminar:
Tonight PhD candidate Ruth O'Connor will present her mid-term PhD seminar, and guest Professor Bernard Schiele from the Université du Québec à Montréal will follow with a brief
Tonight Visiting Fellow Dr David Kirby from the University of Manchester, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, will give a guest seminar presentation.
Tonight CPAS staff will welcome new students and visitors to CPAS, in our new building and new Green Couch Room.
Tonight students enrolled in SCOM3002 Science in the Media this semester will share their experiences preparing media and social media materials for industry partners.
Tonight Jacqui Hoepner will present her mid-term PhD seminar and
Tonight honours student Jen Colley will present the final results of her research on the topic 'A comparison of the nature of science within five international curricula'.
Tonight PhD candidates Mita Anggaryani and Matt Dunn will discuss their research.
Tonight honours student Caroline Faulder will present the final results of her research on the topic 'The importance of role models for women in STEM (science, technology, engin
Tonight honours student James Ansell will present his final results on his research topic, 'Superfood! You'll believe that food can fly!'
Honours info and free pizza? Thursday 3rd September 2015 is the night for you!
Tonight commencing PhD candidates Kathleen Hayes and Peter Russ will give their first presentations on what they propose to research.
Their topics are:
To celebrate National Science Week, tonight the CPAS seminar will be a prop off!
Tonight PhD candidates Jarrod Green and Jason Major will present their mid-term seminars on their PhD research.
Tonight PhD candidate Cath Rayner will present her final CPAS seminar on her PhD research entitled 'Communicating organisational outcomes using simple performance indicators: a
Tonight CPAS staff Dr Merryn McKinnon, Dr Will Grant and Dr Rod Lamberts will speak about their paradigm-smashing research which investigates the axiom that science education an
Tonight Dr Graham Walker and Joe Duggan will talk about the Science Circus Africa project.
Tonight undergraduate science communication students who completed an internship within Canberra high school science classrooms will discuss their experiences communicating scie
The Western Australian State Government has committed $428 million to rebuild the Western Australian Museum.
Tonight Cobi Smith will give her final PhD presentation, sharing practical examples from her work internationally.
Tonight Tegan Donald will give her final seminar on her PhD research examining the question 'what would a scientifically engaged Australia look like?'
Tonight Bobby Cerini will present her final seminar on her PhD research looking at public heroes of science.
Tonight honours student Lachlan Platts will give his final seminar on his research into the uses of video games for education in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineerin
Build your future by finding out about current SCOM study options and networking with professional science communicators.
Tonight science communicators from CPAS, Questacon and beyond will present thrilling, intriguing and innovative new demonstrations and props that they've developed for communica
Tonight Dr Denis Warne will speak about his M Sci Com research project into the uses of seasonal calendars for communicating Indigenous knowledge, specifically focusing on the A
Tonight Professor Shirley Leitch will give a guest presentation on her rese
Tonight three commencing honours students will give short presentations on their proposed honours research projects.
The students are:
Tonight Rashel Li will give her final seminar on her PhD research, which investigates how audiences of television sitcom The Big Bang Theory respond to the show's depic
Tonight Brenda Moon will give her final seminar on her PhD research, which investigates the uses of social media for monitoring online public discussion about science controvers
Tonight the CPAS staff will welcome new students to the centre, with refreshments provided.
Tonight Cath Rayner will give her final report on her PhD research on the topic, '
Tonight students enrolled in SCOM3002 Science in the Media will present the media strategies they developed and implemented on behalf of organisations they were working with dur
This week CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia and collaborator Dr Rachel Morgain from the School of Culture, History & Language in the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will p
Tonight Eleanor Gates-Stuart will present her final PhD seminar.
Tonight students enrolled in SCOM8014 Communicating Science with the Public this year will present the artefacts that they created to communicate an aspect of science creatively
Tonight Mofa Shah will present his final PhD seminar on the topic, '
Tonight M Sci Com student Dustin Welbourne and undergraduate students enrolled in SCOM3003 Undergraduate Science Communication Research Project will report on their research pro
Everybody knows our food and environment have been polluted by chemicals, yet we remain ignorant of their potential effects and how we might avoid ingesting these harmful substa
Tonight honours student David Knowles will present the results of his research, which
At tonight's seminar, PhD student Jacqui Hoepner will present her first seminar on her PhD research, which is on the topic 'The communication of opposition to wind power on the
Tonight Luke Menzies will give a midterm progress report on his PhD research.
Tonight Barry Stanton will present a mid-term progress report for his PhD research on 'Barriers to defence science communication.'
Tonight PhD students Jason Major and Matthew Dunn will give their first presentations on their PhD research. More details TBA.
Tonight a group of undergraduate science communication students who undertook an internship at Calwell High School this year to get experience applying science communication pri
Tonight CPAS and Questacon folk will show off their new and exciting prop-based science demonstrations in an annual event.
The world’s most expensive coffee is an intoxicating brew called Kopi Luwak, where the coffee beans have passed through the digestive tract of the Asian palm civet before being
Tonight Professor John Rayner will share results of his research into how PhD students construct their ideas about their research.
The ACT branch of the Australian Science Communicators and the ANU Science Communication Society will tonight host a careers and networking night where aspiring science communic
Tonight Graham Walker will share experiences from a recent CPAS program in Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Botswana. See amazing demos communicating radio astr
Tonight two students enrolled in SCOM3003 Special Topics in Science Communication will report on their research projects' progress.
The students and their topics are:
Tonight Rami Ibo will present the results of his honours research, which investigates
Tonight guest Dr Linda S. Rayor from Cornell University will share her experiences with science outreach.
Tonight CPAS staff Dr Rod Lamberts and Dr Will Grant will talk about their various online science communication activities that aim to provoke.
Tonight Dr Merryn McKinnon and Dr Sean Perera will present the results of their recent research project, 'The Big Picture', which examined preservice science teachers' perceptio
Tonight Professors Stocklmayer and Gore will discuss diverse science communication capacity building activities that they have been involved in across the African continent.
Tonight Dr Suzette Searle will speak about a national survey of the Australian public conducted in February 2014.
Tonight CPAS staff will welcome to CPAS our new students and staff and those returning for another year.
In partnership with Questacon, CPAS has been hosting seven staff from Indonesian science centres for in November 2013 as part of an ongoing capacity development workshop.
PhD candidate Savita Sharma will tonight present her final seminar on her research.
Tonight's seminar will be presented by three groups of SCOM3002 Science in the Media students
Tonight CPAS PhD candidate Eleanor Gates-Stuart will talk about her science-art commission StellrScope, which she worked on throughout 2013.
This week's CPAS seminar will be presented by guest Dr Timothy Dyke, Executive Director of the Strategic Policy Group of the National Health and Medical Research Council, on the
Two PhD students who commenced research in 2013 will speak tonight about their intentions and progress.
Chris McGillion's topic is:
Tonight PhD candidate Penny Wilson will present her second PhD seminar, outlining the progress she has made in her PhD research.
Undergraduate students conducting original research projects through SCOM3003 will present their projects this evening. The presenters are:
Tonight Phoebe Melvin and Siân Keys - Master of Science Communication Outreach students, who this year are members of the Shell Questacon Science Circus - will share experiences
Tonight Rudi Spennemann will present his formal seminar reporting on his honours research on the topic 'Audience responses to fictional representations of future technology'.
Suzette Searle will present the results of a CPAS research project she conducted with Rod Lamberts and Will Grant which asked Australians what they think science is.
Tonight Dr Lindy Orthia will launch her edited volume of essays, Doctor Who and Race, to be published this year by Intellect Books, by giving a presentation on the inte
Tonight we have a variation on the 'prop-off' science communication seminars...called artefact-off!
Emotions, enthusiasm, interactivity, relevance, curiosity and motivation are critical factors in many science communication activities, especially science shows.
How do Tumutian magnets power Canberra? What do buddhist singing bowls have in common with orgasmonic solar cells?
Lawrie Kirk will present the results of his MPhil research on the topic, 'Science Communication Capacity Building Needs for Pacific NGOs - a response to the new strategic direct
What do the uptake of hybrid rice, twitter activity, foxes and rabbits, and patterns of smoking have in common with each other?
This evening the Science Communication Society along with the Australian Science Communicators bring you our first networking night.
Guest speakers include: