Research

Australians think science has made life easier – new poll

CPAS's Rod Lamberts published the Australian Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Science Survey this week.

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Toss Gascoigne and Jenni Metcalfe: The emergence of modern science communication in Australia

The CPAS researchers have published a new paper on this topic for the 'Journal of Science Communication' special issue on the history of sci com.

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Merryn McKinnon & Lindy Orthia: 200 years of Australian vaccination campaigns

We can learn a lot about vaccination campaigns from the early 1800s, say the CPAS researchers in a new paper for the Journal of Science Communication.

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ANU Science in the Media students publish paper in Public Understanding of Science

The paper by course convener Merryn McKinnon and three students examines the relationship between journalists, science communicators and scientists.

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Rod Lamberts: Science communication - frequently public, occasionally intellectual

The CPAS Deputy Director has curated a new special issue of the 'Journal of Science Communication' on the topic of public intellectualism.

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Sue Stocklmayer & Leonie Rennie: How sci com and science education can inform each other

CPAS Professor Stocklmayer and friend of CPAS Professor Rennie discuss these links in a chapter for the new book, 'Preparing Informal Science Educators'.

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