SCIENCE 4030 - Emerging Issues in Science and Society

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2019

In this course students will work in teams to examine a series of emerging science related issues that affect Australian society and make recommendations for action relating to these complex problems. The implications for policy and society, and the challenges of science communication and public misconceptions that relate to the issues concerned will also be considered. Students will explicitly be taught the interpersonal skills required for effective team work and conflict resolution as well as techniques for approaching complex problems. This course will enhance student?s research skills, critical thinking, creative thinking and problem solving skills.

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