In October this year, Dr Tom Aechtner from The University of Queensland presented research that examined the use of persuasion tactics by all sides in the Evolution Wars. This graph presents the frequency of persuasion cues Dr Aechtner measured in more than 1500 articles published by relevant groups […]
If you couldn’t join us for Professor Ken Wiltshire’s seminar “Beliefs, Values, and Principles in School Curriculum” in September, both the seminar and CSSRS Director Dr Leigh Trevaskis’s interview with Ken can be viewed online. Leigh spoke with Ken about the place of beliefs and values in the school […]
The Centre has been invited to co-sponsor this event with The University of Queensland’s Centre for the History of European Discourses (CHED). Professor Gregory will discuss themes of his book The Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society (Belknap, 2012). Brad S. Gregory is Professor of History and Dorothy […]
The Centre for the Study of Science, Religion and Society invites you to a seminar by Dr Tom Aechtner “Mass Media in the Evolution Wars: Anti-evolutionist and New Atheist Persuasion Tactics” on Friday 24 October, 12-2pm. The modern socio-political debates concerning the theory of biological evolution and various […]
Professor Ken Wiltshire, “Beliefs, Values, and Principles in School Curriculum” 12-2pm, Friday 26th September, Riverview Room Ken Wiltshire is the J.D. Story Professor of Public Administration at the University of Queensland Business School. He has recently conducted a review of the Australian Curriculum. To RSVP visit here.