Research stories

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

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019
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As long ago as 1985, Britain’s Royal Society wondered whether they could use Doctor Who to promote greater public understanding of science.

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Monday, 12 Aug 2019
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What kind of future do we want to create?

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Monday, 12 Aug 2019
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Updating vets on the latest biosecurity resources, information and alerts is important to ensure protection of domesticated and native animals. 

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Two glasses of champagne
Thursday, 01 Aug 2019
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The study shows both advocates and opponents draw on five frames: health, social, economic, practical and ideological.

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Monday, 29 Jul 2019
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What can we learn from the polarised path of climate change discourse?

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Monday, 17 Jun 2019
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Even the smartest Australians struggle to interpret information about climate change when the correct interpretation clashes with their political attitudes.

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Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019
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An analysis of 515 science engagement activities by PhD researcher Jenni Metcalfe.

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Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019
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New research in Public Understanding of Science from Dr Merryn McKinnon and CPAS Masters students Bronte Black, Sophie Bobillier, Kirsten Hood and Madeleine Parker explores relationships between Australian scientists, journalists & science communicators.

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Thursday, 08 Nov 2018
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Despite increasingly sophisticated research into the best ways of communicating new agricultural technologies in developing countries, too little of this actually informs what is undertaken at the practical level.

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