Past events

9.30am–4pm 13 April 2018
SCOMaganza is a great community gathering day for the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, featuring short talks from our students on their exciting...
Mitsuru Kudo
4.30pm 21 February 2018
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12pm 14 February 2018
Involvement of volunteers in scientific research is a broad definition often used to describe citizen science. Many citizen science projects incorporate science communication...
Professor Steve Fuller
5.45–7pm 12 February 2018
‘Post-Truth’ was Oxford Dictionaries 2016 word of the year. While the term was coined by its disparagers, especially in light of the Brexit and US Presidential...
4.30–6.15pm 26 October 2017
This afternoon two CPAS research students will present their final seminars on their research projects. Parental preferences for comprehensive sexuality and relationship...
5–6.30pm 7 September 2017
Tonight Graham Durant, the Director of Questacon and CPAS Honorary Professor, will present a special CPAS evening seminar entitled Showing Science - from the sublime to...
7 September 2017
SCOMaganza! 2017 is an all day event featuring short talks from CPAS researchers on their exciting science communication research. The full program is available here....
Professor Shahbaz Khan
12.30–1.30pm 5 September 2017
Can science help resolve the biggest challenges of our time? Abstract For an inclusive sustainable planet, we need to address the big challenges of our time -- challenges...
5–6.30pm 18 May 2017
Tonight PhD candidate Ruth O'Connor will present her final seminar on her doctoral research. How institutionally based decision-makers engage with science has potentially...
6–8pm 11 May 2017
Tonight the ACT branch of the Australian Science Communicators will hold a careers night. Interested people are invited to come along and hear all about what science...
5–6.30pm 20 April 2017
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...
5.30–7pm 4 April 2017
Trust (or lack thereof) in science has become the locus for concerns about the growing distance between and lack of understanding among members of the public and scientists. But...
5–6.30pm 30 March 2017
Would you like a beer with your chlamydia test? In this final presentation on his research, PhD candidate Matthew Dunn will discuss the results from his project looking at how to...
5–6.30pm 23 March 2017
Tonight PhD candidate Matt Wood will present his final seminar on his research into how and what people learn from science diagrams. Illustrations, diagrams and other graphics...
5–6.30pm 16 March 2017
Tonight PhD candidate Jacqui Hoepner will present her final seminar on her research. Academic freedom is a notion often taken for granted by scholars. University policies...
5–6.30pm 9 March 2017
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...
5–6.30pm 2 March 2017
Tonight PhD candidate Penny Wilson will present her final seminar on her research into the business of raw milk. Raw milk sale is prohibited in Australia; the risk of illness...
5–6.30pm 23 February 2017
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...
4.30–6.30pm 27 October 2016
Tonight five groups of students enrolled in SCOM3002 Science in the Media will share their experiences creating media strategies for real world industry partner...
5–6.30pm 20 October 2016
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...

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