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

Busting the Multitasking Myth by Stephanie MacMahon

SLRC PhD Student, Stephanie MacMahon has published a paper on the npj Science of Learning Community website. Busting the Multitasking Myth. Women are no better than men at it, and it’s making us less efficient at learning! Busting the Multitasking Myth  
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SLRC Seminar Series – “Epigenetic mechanisms of learning and memory”

Date: Wednesday 31st May 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: Associate Professor, Timothy Bredy, Queensland Brain Institute A complete understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of learning and memory continues to elude neuroscientists. Although many important discoveries have been made, the
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