UNESCO CHAIR in Science Communication

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Connect, integrate and exchange knowledge about nature, equity and prosperity.

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Explore why it is important to study the cultural meanings of science

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Discover our degree programs and courses.

Our courses mix practical science communication skills with theory and research skills.

Advance your science career with a postgraduate qualification in science communication.

Make an original contribution to human knowledge, research and development with this postgraduate degree. 

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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.

Research »

We conduct research into diverse topics pertinent to science communication theory and practice.

Our research themes reflect the Centre's cross-disciplinary approach to science communication.

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A list details past and present research projects conducted at CPAS. It provides a good indication of the nature of science communication as well as the breadth of research topics that can be broached in this discipline.

Discover how our research impacts the way science is communicated to and perceived by the general public.

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Thursday, 30 Mar 2023

There are ton of great events happening every month. It’s impossible for any one person to attend all of them. Here are a few you might have missed.

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Tuesday, 28 Mar 2023

A handy list of everywhere CPAS researchers will be popping up at the PCST 2023 conference.

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27 Apr 2023 | 6 - 8pm

Science.Art.Film 2023 Series: Akira

What do technology and culture scholars today think about the kinetic energy of the iconic animated film "Akira" and its vision of future technology and science?
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6 Apr 2023 | 12 - 1pm

CPAS Seminar Series

Thursday 6 April, Mia Castillo will be presenting her PhD Thesis Proposal Review on mental health.
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4 Apr 2023 | 12 - 1pm

CPAS Seminar Series

Tuesday 4 April, Associate Professor Darren Linvill will give a seminar on disinformation and civil discourse.
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