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.


2017 International Science of Learning Conference – Research to Reality




SLRC Massive Open Online Course – MOOC – Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy

How can powerful teaching strategies and effective learning activities enhance deep learning? Featuring SLRC investigators Annemaree Carroll, Merrilyn Goos, John Hattie, David Reutens and Pankaj Sah T
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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 plac
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SLRC news

SLRC Seminar Series – “How you expect when you’re expecting: prediction in the human brain”

Date: Wednesday 26th April 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: Mr Chase Sherwell, Postdoctoral Researcher, Queensland Brain Institute Over the last decade, a new theory of brain function has gained significant support – predictive coding. At its core, this theory proposes that the brain functi
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