Science of Learning Research Centre



Welcome to the Science of Learning Research Centre

The Science of Learning Research Centre is a Special Research Initiative of the Australian Research Council.
In the Centre, researchers in education, neuroscience and cognitive psychology are working together with
teachers to understand the learning process.



Higher Education Learning Framework

An evidence-informed model for university learning


THE SUM OF ALL FEARS: Maths Anxiety and Pre-Service Primary Teachers

Maths anxiety is often described as the feelings of tension, nervousness, and worry associated with carrying out mathematical tasks.  It is associated with poor achievement in maths and is believed to
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – Bringing the Science of Learning to the Classroom

The Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC) presents a 2-day Professional Development program for school educators. The program will draw together current research across the fields of neuroscience
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SLRC news

Learning to Focus Program Recruitment

Free UQ based Learning Programs for Young Teens (12-14years) in Term 1 2017. Researchers at UQ will run two free learning programs, 1.5hrs weekly after school for 8 weeks. This research will take place at The University of Queensland, Brisbane. For further information please email or call 0468 932 809.  
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SLRC Seminar Series – The effects of teacher-introduced multimodal representations and discourse on students’ task engagement and scientific language during cooperative, inquiry-based science

Date: Wednesday 23rd November Time:  4.30 – 6.00pm (45 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes question time and 30 minute tea/coffee) Venue: Level 7 Seminar Room, Queensland Brain Institute (Building #79) The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus Speakers: Professor Robyn Gillies, The School of Education, The University of Queensland Does teaching make a difference to students’ learning? Professor Robyn Gillies proposes to address this question during her seminar presentation on:
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