Past events

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...
4–6.30pm 13 October 2016
Tonight it's the Queensland invasion at CPAS! Professor Joan Leach's University of Queensland colleagues past and present will present their research in the CPAS Green...
5–6.30pm 6 October 2016
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...
5–6.30pm 29 September 2016
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...
5–6.30pm 22 September 2016
Tonight a Ellen Phiddian will present her final seminar on her research project on the topic '3D images and models in chemistry'.
5–6.30pm 15 September 2016
Tonight PhD candidate Cobi Smith will present her final seminar on her PhD research.
5–6.30pm 1 September 2016
In Jurassic World it was featherless dinosaurs. In The Martian it was a sandstorm. In Gravity it was  … gravity. Unrealistic science in...
5–6.30pm 22 August 2016
Speaker: Prof Penny Hawe, Menzies Centre for Health Policy and the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, University of Sydney Abstract: Genes, protons, asteroids, the...
5–6.30pm 18 August 2016
Tonight PhD candidate Kathleen Hayes will present her mid-term seminar, and PhD candidate Jennifer Colley will present her first PhD seminar. Kathleen's presentation...
5–6.30pm 9 August 2016
Tonight current SCOM undergraduates are invited to find out more about what SCOM honours involves, and to talk to potential supervisors about topic ideas. NOTE the special date...
5–6.30pm 4 August 2016
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...

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