Past events

5–7pm 20 October 2011
Three students enrolled in SCOM3003 Special Topics in Science Communication this semester will present the preliminary results of their individual research projects in this...
5–7pm 13 October 2011
Four students enrolled in SCOM3003 Special Topics in Science Communication this semester will present the preliminary results of their individual research projects in this evening...
5–6.30pm 6 October 2011
Tonight Savita Sharma will present her first seminar on her PhD research.
5–6.30pm 29 September 2011
In this seminar Luke will introduce his PhD research project, which is concerned with devising and understanding effective pedagogical approaches to using technology in...
5–6.30pm 22 September 2011
Two of this year's Graduate Diploma in Science Communication students talk about their experience presenting science in Indigenous communities of the Northern Territory.
5–6.30pm 15 September 2011
Suzette Searle will give her final seminar about her PhD research in which she surveyed Australian scientists about their communication practice.
5–6.30pm 8 September 2011
Representations of science on the stage have as yet had very little scholarly attention, yet they may reveal a great deal about the ways the public engages with and develops...
5–6.30pm 1 September 2011
Chris Cassella will talk about the science news webtool he developed, ScienceAlert.
5–6.30pm 25 August 2011
Eleanor will describe the evolution of her PhD project, which is now focused on the creation and extension of her "Finger Codes" exhibition. This is the first of her...
5–6.30pm 18 August 2011
The American Sitcom The Big Bang Theory is a story revolving around scientists who are "geeky" and "nerdy" but are brilliant scientists. The science in the...
5.30–6.30pm 12 August 2011
In his lecture Professor Igal Galili will describe the potential to represent concepts from physics through selected works of art, including artworks from the...
5–6.30pm 11 August 2011
When asked to write a chapter with the title "Science Communication - the Consequences of Being Human" in a book on science communication, Chris approached it from the...
6–7pm 4 August 2011
This event marks the opening of an art exhibition by science communication PhD student Eleanor Gates-Stuart. The exhibition, entitled 'Cracking The Finger Codes', explores...
5–6.30pm 21 July 2011
Pi is one of the most fascinating numbers in mathematics.  It has an ancient history dating back some 4000 years.  It has many remarkable properties that have spawned...
12–1.30pm 8 July 2011
Peter Schumacher: Researching Information Design: Pictorial Assembly Instructions.
5–6.30pm 7 July 2011
Award-winning playwright and Doctoral Student Timothy Daly examines the major trends in the theatrical depiction of science, scientific issues and scientists. Some surprising...
5–6.30pm 30 June 2011
Presenting provisional analysis from several different shows, Graham will explore two different outcomes from science shows: motivation and satisfaction. Intruigingly, different...
5–6.30pm 23 June 2011
Elite universities in the UK are working in different ways to break down social and economic barriers and reach out to young people, encouraging them to aspire to top institutions...
5–6.30pm 16 June 2011
Greg will talk about writing and illustrating two books, one on the Big Bang and the other on Gaia, both aimed at the reader with little scientific literacy. They are both art/...
5–6.30pm 9 June 2011
Chris Yardley will present a seminar "on being first" based on his PhD research topic - The public perception of science is reflected on postage stamps.

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