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


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

Australian Research Council – Linkage Project Scheme – SLRC Funding

Congratulations go to SLRC researchers involved in two projects awarded funding yesterday through the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Projects scheme. SLRC Chief Investigator Professor Annemaree Carroll (UQ) receives $546,000 to investigate how student outcomes can be augmented through coaching teachers in effective feedback practice. The project, which includes the Queensland Department of Education and Training and 12 Queensland schools as partners, addresses a critical problem of stagna
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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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