News: Honours projects - Science education

How can teachers teach science better?

Teaching image

Honours projects: Australia is slipping behind the rest of the world in science and mathematical achievement; how could we improve STEM education?

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Citizen Science: Using people power to drive research

Wild Orchid Watch citizen science

Honours project: What will it take to make the Wild Orchid Watch national citizen science project successful in the long term?

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Communicate to collaborate: tailoring science communication within the scientific community

TERN Ecosystem Surveillance

Honours project: Investigate how to increase awareness and collaborative opportunities within the research and industry sectors for a national ecosystem monitoring program.

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Does flipping improve critical thinking?

Animal and veterinary science students in a workshop

Honours project: Conduct a cross faculty analysis of changes in students self perceived learning style preferences and critical thinking skills when exposed to a flipped classroom approach.

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Creating resources on how to interact with sea snakes

Dr Kate Sanders during her field research. Inset: an olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) at Scott Reef in the Timor Sea

Honours project: Engage with government and industry to develop training and communication materials for commercial fishing crews that interact with sea snakes.

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Echidna CSI: a citizen science platform for outreach, engagement, communication and education

Echidna research

Honours project: Join the Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) and complete an honours project in science communication or education.

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