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


Shared brain states and "social synchrony" in the classroom

Presenter: Associate Professor Ross Cunnington Date: Thursday 14 May Time: 4.30pm – 6.00pm Venue: Level 7 Seminar Room, Queensland Brain Institute Seminar details
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The Neuroscience of PowerPoint

Presenter: Mr Jared Cooney Horvath Date: Friday 29th May Time: 6pm – 7pm (light refreshments from 5.30pm) Venue: Theatre Q230 Melbourne Graduate School of Education 234 Queensbury Street, Carlto
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SLRC news

PEN Principle #1: Written Text & Spoken Word Do Not Mix

The first of the PEN Principles is now available on the SLRC Resources page.
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Learning to Focus Project – recruiting junior high school students

In High School, students are expected to engage in a number of different learning tasks and be independent in their own learning. Researchers at UQ are interested in how a student’s cognitive (thinking) abilities can help achieve this goal. Researchers will run two free learning programs and an informative seminar for students and their parents. Students involved in this research will be given an opportunity to take part on one of these options free of charge. This research will take place
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