Past events

18
May
2017

Ruth O'Connor: Valuing decision-makers as publics engaging with science »

6pm 18 May 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Ruth O'Connor will present her final seminar on her doctoral research.

11
May
2017

ASC science communication careers night »

7pm 11 May 2017

Tonight the ACT branch of the Australian Science Communicators will hold a careers night.

20
Apr
2017

Julie Ryder: ‘Ocean’s Gay Flowers’ - The mysteries of Australian seaweed collections of the 19th century »

6pm 20 April 2017

In tonight's CPAS seminar, Julie Ryder, award winning art-science practitioner, will describe her journey to identify the anonymous collector of an album of seaweed specimens from the 19th century.

04
Apr
2017

Professor Rachel Ankeny: What’s the Fuss about Trust? Lessons for Science Communicators in Turbulent Times »

6.30pm 4 April 2017

Trust (or lack thereof) in science has become the locus for concerns about the growing distance between and lack of understanding among members of the public and scientists.

30
Mar
2017

Matt Dunn: Sex on Campus – Investigating sexual health promotion in universities »

5pm 30 March 2017

Would you like a beer with your chlamydia test? In this final presentation on his research, PhD candidate Matthew Dunn will discuss the results from his project looking at how to improve sexual health promotion within university communities.

23
Mar
2017

Matt Wood: Visual context in diagram design : Baby or bathwater? »

5pm 23 March 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Matt Wood will present his final seminar on his research into how and what people learn from science diagrams.

16
Mar
2017

Jacqui Hoepner: "You need to shut up" – Research silencing and what it reveals about academic freedom »

5pm 16 March 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Jacqui Hoepner will present her final seminar on her research.

09
Mar
2017

Vanessa de Kauwe, midterm PhD seminar; and Jeshka McConnell, honours proposal »

5pm 9 March 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Vanessa de Kauwe will discuss her research project which examines the use of informal science activities for the social development of young people with intellectual disabilities.

02
Mar
2017

Penny Wilson: “Not for Human Consumption” – the risky business of raw milk »

5pm 2 March 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Penny Wilson will present her final seminar on her research into the business of raw milk.

23
Feb
2017

Jason Major: The role of empowerment in farmer decision making about weed and invertebrate pest management »

5pm 23 February 2017

Tonight PhD candidate Jason Major will present his final seminar on his research.

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