Short courses

CPAS staff regularly run science communication short courses, specifically tailored to help scientists and teachers better communicate scientific research, or to help others to better understand the process and findings of science.

Whether would like to add value to your science, learn how to simply explain your research, be more relaxed during your public presentations or simply hone your communication skills, attend a CPAS short course.

Science and the Media: Short Course

The mass media provide a critical venue for public science communication and opinion, but are your media skills up to date for the modern mass communication environment? This short course focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge you...

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Science Communication and the Web: Short Course

The mass media provide a critical venue for public science communication and opinion, but are your media skills up to date in a changing world? This short course focuses on providing you with the skills and knowledge you need to use mass media...

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Science communication for ANU staff & students

Today, more than ever before, scientists are required to communicate their research to industry, government, the media and the public. The pressure comes from many sources including employers, funding bodies and policy makers, all of whom want...

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Science communication for mums

Canberra mums can now get some entertaining help with science homework thanks to a new program organised by The Australian National University. The program - Science for Mums - is being run at Canberra’s Questacon. Under the program, a group of...

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Science communication for research scientists

These short courses are for scientists and engineers and are tailored to your busy schedules. We understand that you cannot set aside a regular time over a long period so the course is short and focused. Completing the short course qualifies you for...

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Science communication for science teachers

The professional development short courses for school science teachers have been an important science communication outreach effort by CPAS for the past eight years. These short courses, known more popularly as 'Creative science teaching using...

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Science Dialogue Theory and Practice: Short Course

Science dialogue is increasingly touted as a critical approach for incorporating public opinion into policy about controversial science and technology. But do you know how to organise a science dialogue event and apply best practice theory to real...

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Strategies in Science Communication: Short Course

Communicating science on behalf of an organisation, corporation or government department can require big picture strategic thinking as well as finely planned tactical applications. This short course focuses on providing you with the skills and...

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