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Science communication student wins inaugural Apiculture Society prize

Rosie Avery has won the ANU Apiculture Society's inaugural prize for bee-related student work, for three assignments she completed this year in SCOM1001...

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CPAS student's 'how climate change makes me feel' project goes viral

Joe Duggan has developed a unique way of communicating about climate change: through scientists' handwritten letters.

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New CPAS program bridges science communication and science education

Six later-year ANU science communication undergraduates have completed a three month science communication internship at Calwell High School.

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Inaugural undergraduate science communication prizes awarded

Six current or former undergraduate students received prizes for their outstanding science communication work on May 30th.

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'Excellence in Science Communication' medal

CPAS students organise ANU Science Carnival

A day of fun filled science came to the ANU for National Science Week on August 15th, faciliated by students from the Science Communicaton Society.

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Dr Lindy Orthia wins VC's Award for Teaching Excellence

CPAS lecturer Dr Lindy Orthia has won a Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence for 2013.

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Lindy Orthia while teaching

There is an ever-increasing need for scientific, medical and technological information to be made available to any and all who may benefit.

At CPAS we run a range of teaching and learning programs designed to facilitate this democratic access to science, by training students to be excellent communicators and to gain deep insight into the contexts in which science communication takes place.

We offer teaching and learning experiences for students at professionals at all levels:

We broaden the education that ANU science students gain at university through our undergraduate courses, which teach communication skills and give context to students’ scientific understandings. Undergraduate science communication students are also eligible to win a number of prizes in science communication.

Our postgraduate research students investigate the communication of particular scientific topics and the ways that people in the general community engage with these.

With Questacon we train Master of Science Communication Outreach students to take science performances to rural and regional Australia in the travelling Shell Questacon Science Circus.

We offer postgraduate training in theoretical and practical aspects of science communication through our Master of Science Communication and Graduate Certificate in Science Communication degree programs.

Scientists and science teachers also receive training in communicating and demonstrating science in our short courses.

See our ‘Degree programs’, ‘Courses’ and ‘Short courses’ pages for more details.

Updated:  23 November 2014/Responsible Officer:  CPAS web officer/Page Contact:  CPAS webmaster