Past events

5–6.30pm 14 November 2013
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. The...
5–6.30pm 7 November 2013
PhD candidate Savita Sharma will tonight present her final seminar on her research. Savita’s PhD research focuses on primary school teachers’ learning during...
5–6.30pm 31 October 2013
Tonight's seminar will be presented by three groups of SCOM3002 Science in the Media students, who have worked as consultants to real stakeholders this semester for their...
5–6.30pm 24 October 2013
Tonight CPAS PhD candidate Eleanor Gates-Stuart will talk about her science-art commission StellrScope, which she worked on throughout 2013. The project was an official part...
5–6.30pm 17 October 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...
5–6.30pm 10 October 2013
Two PhD students who commenced research in 2013 will speak tonight about their intentions and progress. Chris McGillion's topic is: Food for talk: An assessment of the...
5–6.30pm 3 October 2013
Tonight PhD candidate Penny Wilson will present her second PhD seminar, outlining the progress she has made in her PhD research. She has now refined her topic to be: '...
5–6.30pm 26 September 2013
Undergraduate students conducting original research projects through SCOM3003 will present their projects this evening. The presenters are: Sam Cheah Evaluating what works...
5–6.30pm 12 September 2013
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...
5–6.30pm 5 September 2013
Tonight Rudi Spennemann will present his formal seminar reporting on his honours research on the topic 'Audience responses to fictional representations of future...
5–6.30pm 29 August 2013
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.
5–6.30pm 22 August 2013
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...
5–6.30pm 15 August 2013
Tonight we have a variation on the 'prop-off' science communication seminars...called artefact-off! Students who completed SCOM8014 Communicating Science with the Public...
5–6.30pm 8 August 2013
Emotions, enthusiasm, interactivity, relevance, curiosity and motivation are critical factors in many science communication activities, especially science shows. In a crazed...
5–6.30pm 1 August 2013
  In this seminar, Professor Mike Gore, physicist, engineer, founder of Questacon, orator, ranconteur, and CPAS fix-it man, will talk about his more than 30 years’...
5–6.30pm 25 July 2013
How do Tumutian magnets power Canberra? What do buddhist singing bowls have in common with orgasmonic solar cells? How can we better communicate technical science to non-technical...
12–5pm 30 May 2013
A science conference hosted by science communication students from the ANU enrolled in SCOM2001 Practical Skills for Communicating Science. Presentations will explore the future...
5–6.30pm 23 May 2013
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...
5–6.30pm 16 May 2013
What do the uptake of hybrid rice, twitter activity, foxes and rabbits, and patterns of smoking have in common with each other? The answer is that the maths that describes...
5–6.30pm 9 May 2013
This evening the Science Communication Society along with the Australian Science Communicators bring you our first networking night. Guest speakers include: Cris Kennedy-...

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