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 World of mathematics education: A panel presentation that brings the World to you

Tuesday 24 November, 5.00pm-6.30pm Q230, Level 2, 234 Queensberry St Click HERE for more information and to register
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‘You are not thinking, you are just being logical’: creativity, executive functions and NAPLAN results

Presenter: Professor Martin Westwell, Tuesday 17 November, 4.30 – 5.30pm with refreshments from 4pm, Level 7 Auditorium, Queensland Brain Institute (Building #79), The University of Queensland,
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SLRC news

Leading national paper recognises importance of science-based educational research

National newspaper the Australian Financial Review has named Science of Learning Research Centre Chief Investigator John Hattie as its ‘most powerful’ influencer in the field of Education in the country. In the AFR Magazine’s 2016 Power issue, Professor John Hattie was singled out as the number one influencer in the field, in a list including Federal and State Education Ministers and other key people supporting education outcomes in Australia.
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Scope TV – Professor Robyn Gillies and SLRC Research

Scope TV (Australian childrens science program) showcases Professor Robyn Gillies and her research with the Science of Learning Research Centre. Scientific Learning: In most schools, it’s the students that learn from the teachers. But for Professor Robyn Gilles from the University of Queensland, she’s the one learning from the students! Watch here:
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