Past events

5–6.30pm 8 October 2015
Tonight PhD candidates Mita Anggaryani and Matt Dunn will discuss their research. Mita commenced her PhD in 2015 so will give her first seminar, on her topic 'The role of...
5–6.30pm 1 October 2015
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,...
5–6.30pm 24 September 2015
Tonight honours student James Ansell will present his final results on his research topic, 'Superfood! You'll believe that food can fly!'
5–6.30pm 3 September 2015
If you've ever considered doing Honours in Science Communication then this is the event for you. Come and find out what an Honours degree in science communication actually...
5–6.30pm 27 August 2015
Tonight commencing PhD candidates Kathleen Hayes and Peter Russ will give their first presentations on what they propose to research. Their topics are: Kathleen Hayes - Teaching...
5–6.30pm 20 August 2015
To celebrate National Science Week, tonight the CPAS seminar will be a prop off! in which gifted science presenters from CPAS, Questacon and beyond will present their innovative...
5–6.30pm 13 August 2015
Tonight PhD candidates Jarrod Green and Jason Major will present their mid-term seminars on their PhD research. Jarrod's PhD is on the topic 'Audience concerns with...
5–6.30pm 6 August 2015
Tonight PhD candidate Cath Rayner will present her final CPAS seminar on her PhD research entitled 'Communicating organisational outcomes using simple performance indicators:...
5–6.30pm 30 July 2015
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...
5–6.30pm 23 July 2015
Tonight Dr Graham Walker and Joe Duggan will talk about the Science Circus Africa project. Graham and Joe have just returned from a tour of several southern African nations with...
5–6.30pm 4 June 2015
Tonight undergraduate science communication students who completed an internship within Canberra high school science classrooms will discuss their experiences communicating...
5–6.30pm 28 May 2015
The Western Australian State Government has committed $428 million to rebuild the Western Australian Museum. The New Museum Project is one of the most significant museum...
5–6.30pm 21 May 2015
Tonight Cobi Smith will give her final PhD presentation, sharing practical examples from her work internationally. Her thesis investigates how and why local deliberations and...
5–6.30pm 14 May 2015
Tonight Tegan Donald will give her final seminar on her PhD research examining the question 'what would a scientifically engaged Australia look like?'
5–6.30pm 7 May 2015
Tonight Bobby Cerini will present her final seminar on her PhD research looking at public heroes of science.
5–6.30pm 30 April 2015
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, engineering...
5–6.30pm 23 April 2015
Following up on last year's very successful event, Australian Science Communicators (ACT branch) & CPAS will host an informative and entertaining seminar on forging a...
5–6.30pm 2 April 2015
Tonight science communicators from CPAS, Questacon and beyond will present thrilling, intriguing and innovative new demonstrations and props that they've developed for...
5.30–7pm 26 March 2015
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...
5–6.30pm 19 March 2015
Tonight Professor Shirley Leitch will give a guest presentation on her research into public communication about science in the food sector. Abstract The food sector comprises a...

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