Cobi Smith: Involving the public in research funding decisions

CPAS PhD student Cobi Smith has discussed participatory engagement in science funding decisions in a paper for 'SAGE Open'.

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Sean Perera: science not a study option for many young immigrants

CPAS Research Fellow Dr Sean Perera examines the obstacles to science study options for young immigrants to Australia in a paper for 'STEMplanet Journal'.

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Rashel Li: The Big Bang Theory sparks viewers’ interest in science

The popular television sitcom inspires regular viewers to find out more about science, according to CPAS PhD student Rashel Li.

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Mofa Shah awarded ICRISAT Fellowship

CPAS PhD student Md. Mofakhrul Islam Shah has been awarded an ICRISAT fellowship for his research on the adoption of hybrid rice in Bangladesh.

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Naomi Shadbolt and colleagues: communicating about endometriosis with young women

Young women want to know more about endometriosis, according to research published by science communication student Naomi Shadbolt.

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Launch of 'Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology: Issues and Dilemmas'

CPAS announces the publication of a new science communication reader edited by Professor John Gilbert and Professor Sue Stocklmayer.

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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.

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