Research stories

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

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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Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018
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Dr Madeline Mitchell and Dr Merryn McKinnon track progress in science reporting.

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Vanessa Hill
Friday, 23 Sep 2016
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Imagine having a smash-hit YouTube channel with millions of viewers who tune in to watch you talk about your passion.

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Sue Stocklmayer
Friday, 23 Sep 2016
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Professor Sue Stocklmayer AM beieves art and science are not polar opposites

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Adam Shirley
Friday, 23 Sep 2016
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There aren’t many scientists who have a daily radio show. But Adam Shirley has tens of thousands of devoted people listening to his dulcet tones every day.

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Dr Rod Lamberts and Dr Will Grant
Thursday, 22 Sep 2016
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Dr Will Grant has made it his career to take science out of academia, and into the ‘real’ world.

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Rod Lamberts and Will Grant illustration
Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015
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In September 2014 CPAS academics Rod Lamberts and Will Grant launched KindaThinky, an innovative live talk show that takes place in Canberra's Civic Pub.

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Naomi Shadbolt
Thursday, 14 Nov 2013
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Communicating health information is always challenging, but communicating about a disease that is hard to diagnose and involves social taboos is extra difficult.

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Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013
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'Opening Doors' is a pioneering project which offers young immigrants from disadvantaged and refugee backgrounds much needed access to science and technology in Australia.

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