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Public engagement and informal science


Research projects in this theme examine aspects of public engagement and informal science learning that contribute to people's attitudes and relationships to science. Projects include explorations of the history, function, strengths and weaknesses of science centres and other endeavours designed to promote science learning in informal contexts; creative approaches to science teaching that incorporate science communication theory and methods; and experimental methods of public engagement with science. 

This theme includes the UNESCO Chair in Science Communication for the Public Good and the Questacon Science Circus


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This project will look at student perspectives on which molecular models they find most valuable.

This research project focuses on the portrayal of the nature of science (NOS) within international curricula.

Investigate how different industries interpret and deploy skills for employment.

This research aims to better understand what culturally-appropriate science education could look like, and focuses on the interaction between indigenous knowledge systems and scientific knowledge in the South Pacific.


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