Past events

5–6.30pm 16 August 2012
Tonight Maria will present her final seminar on her PhD research.
5–6.30pm 9 August 2012
Tonight Tegan Donald will present her progress on her PhD research. Her topic tests science communication theory by comparing audience responses to different ways of delivering...
5–6.30pm 2 August 2012
Tonight Graham Walker will present his final seminar on his PhD topic. His research examines 'the science of science shows' - whether, how and why science shows will...
5–6.30pm 26 July 2012
Tonight's guest presenters are Sam Cheah and Lauren Hassall from the Canberra chapter of Robogals, whose aim is to "substantially increase the number of young women...
5–6.30pm 19 July 2012
PhD students Catherine and Barry will each present their first seminar on their PhD research projects this evening.
5–6.30pm 5 July 2012
Tonight's seminar will be presented by mid-term PhD student Cobi Smith. Cobi is increasingly interested in how we evaluate and share learning from public engagement with...
5–6.30pm 21 June 2012
A midwinter night of whiz-bangery and cleverness in prop-based science communication, presented by the many talented prop-based communicators from CPAS. CPAS students, staff...
1–6pm 31 May 2012
SCOM2001 (“Practical Skills for Communicating Science”) students will host the conference Food for Thought on the role of science in food today. Guest...
5–6.30pm 24 May 2012
Guy Micklethwait will present his final seminar on his PhD research, which compared the models of time hypothesised by physicists to models represented in time travel movies, and...
5–6.30pm 17 May 2012
Dr Randy Olsen, biologist turned filmmaker and author of the book 'Don't Be Such A Scientist', will talk about his work.
5–6.30pm 10 May 2012
Presented by internationally-produced playwright and PhD student Timothy Daly, this seminar addresses the various problems and solutions involved in dramatising scientific issues...
5–6.30pm 3 May 2012
CPAS folk who attended the 2012 Public Communication of Science and Technology conference in Florence will report back on what happened, what they learned, and why we should (or...
5–7pm 26 April 2012
Tonight five students will discuss the research projects they have undertaken as part of the undergraduate course SCOM3003 Special Topics in Science Communication in semester 1...
5–6.30pm 5 April 2012
Tonight Chris will share the findings from his Master of Science Communication research project which examined whether and how western-trained environmental scientists and...
5–6.30pm 29 March 2012
Dr Suzette Searle will share some results from her recently completed PhD project: the benefits of communicating with the general public from scientists' point of view - an...
5–6.30pm 22 March 2012
Mitsuru Kudo will present some of the preliminary findings from his PhD project, entitled 'A Qualitative Enquiry into Practitioners' Reflection on Science Communication in...
5–6.30pm 15 March 2012
Dr Alex Ritchie from the Canowindra Age of Fishes Museum will talk about the amazing fossils of Devonian fish found near the town of Canowindra during road works in the 1950s...
5–6.30pm 8 March 2012
CPAS folk who attended the 2012 Australian Science Communicators conference this week will share their experiences of the conference. The session will be chaired by Dr Rod...
5–6.30pm 23 February 2012
In this evening's special CPAS seminar to kick off the new year, experts in prop-based science communication will compete for the best demonstrations, racking their brains and...
5–6.30pm 16 February 2012
If you are new to CPAS don't miss this first seminar of the year, in which you will learn All Manner Of Things about your new department. If you have been here for a while,...

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