Research

Can citizen science transform population health?

Researchers from CPAS and the Menzies Centre for Health Policy look at this untapped pathway for population health research.

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Stages of citizen science employed by each model

Samantha Vilkins and Will Grant: What gets cited in Government publications?

While previous studies give us a clear idea of how policymakers go about their research, this is a first look at the evidence sources that are actually cited.

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Evidence source types cited in Australian Government departments

Inez Harker-Schuch and Will Grant: Why we’re building a climate change game for 12-year-olds

Inez Harker-Schuch and Will Grant discuss the challenges of teaching climate change to children in a new article for The Conversation. 

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Players in CO2peration pursue a science mystery: why is there so much water on Earth? Screen shot from CO2peration.

CPAS alum Dr Elizabeth Tynan wins CHASS Book Prize for 'Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story'

The book, which examines British atomic testing in Australia in the 1950s, was published last year, based on Dr Tynan's PhD research at CPAS.

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Joan Leach and Fabien Medvecky wonder just how ‘good’ science communication is…

...in the Editorial for a special issue on the ethics of science communication in the Journal of Science Communication.

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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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CPAS staff and students conduct research into diverse topics pertinent to science communication theory and practice. We are committed to publishing our research results in a range of scholarly and public venues, to reach audiences who can best benefit from them.

We supervise many postgraduate and undergraduate research projects. As a young discipline there is ample scope in science communication for innovative and explorative research projects, so students are encouraged to develop proposals responding to issues and questions they are passionate about.

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