Research stories

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

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2020
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Bloodsucker, leech, tick – few things have a reputation worse than parasites. But these biological hangers-on also have a comic cultural history.

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Tuesday, 09 Jun 2020
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Inviting unexpected engagement with science and technology futures

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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These exploratory findings suggest the use of informal learning settings, such as science centres and museums, may provide a means to communicate population health and improve discourse about public health policy.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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Initial results from this research highlight the unique characteristics of Australian citizen science and illustrate its wide scope, practices and community orientation.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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This essay by recent CPAS PhD Dr Tara Roberson explores the relationship of science communication and public relations and contends that science communication has something to learn from public relations research.

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Wednesday, 15 Apr 2020
Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
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Co-production promises to address the complex nature of contemporary sustainability challenges better than more traditional scientific approaches. But definitions of knowledge co-production are diverse and often contradictory.

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Thursday, 13 Feb 2020
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New research by CPAS masters student Kamila Navarro and Dr Merryn McKinnon.

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Monday, 14 Oct 2019
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The lessons signpost the importance of ‘soft skills’ required for the development of effective knowledge exchange and indicate the need for a broad definition of knowledge exchange that allows for a flexible approach to meet the diverse and changing needs of research, policy and practice.

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