UNESCO CHAIR in Science Communication

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

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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. 

Professional short courses and workshops »

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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Tuesday, 30 May 2023

The 3rd RIL & CBRIN Hackathon took place 25-26 May 2023!

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Sunday, 30 Apr 2023

There is a growing debate amongst academics and practitioners on whether interventions made, thus far, towards Responsible AI have been enough to engage with the root causes of AI problems.

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14 Jul 2023 | 3 - 5pm

Powering Your Future (ANU)

Join Dr Graham Walker from the ANU to discover the science and technology behind Canberra’s transition to clean energy in this fun, interactive family science show.
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CPAS Seminar
22 Jun 2023 | 12 - 1pm

CPAS Seminar Series: Karina Judd

Thursday 22 June, PhD Researcher Karina Judd will be presenting about inclusive science communication.
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