Author Archives: Sean Perera
Opening Doors, in collaboration with the Goulburn Multicultural Centre, offered ANU science communication students the opportunity to practice their cross-cultural communication skills during an event in Canberra on 29 September. Seventeen ANU students enrolled in Cross-cultural Perspectives in Science Communication, … Continue reading
Opening Doors was one of the six academic achievements nominated by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science for the ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Public Policy and Outreach 2015. The other academic achievements included Science Circus Africa, … Continue reading
On Saturday 6 September, Opening Doors in partnership with QuestaGame embarked on a citizen science project with the Goulburn-based multicultural youth group: Bigger, Better and Stronger Community (BBSC). The project will involve downloading and using the QuestaBird mobile phone-based App … Continue reading
QuestaGame, Australian-based digital venture that uses fun and exciting social gaming technologies to engage people in real world activities, recently launched a partnership with the Goulburn Multicultural Centre.
Opening Doors wishes that 2014 will offer more science learning and career training opportunities to young humanitarian immigrants in Australia. This year too, the project will continue its science engagement activities with the Goulburn Multicultural Centre. Watch this space for … Continue reading
On 24 September, twelve young people and their families from the Goulburn Multicultural Centre (GMC) visited Canberra for an afternoon of science engagement. This visit was part of the on-going partnership with Opening Doors, which offers science programmes during the … Continue reading
The August 2013 Issue of the Goulburn Multicultural Centre (GMC) Newsletter has acknowledged the success of Opening Doors activities with the community. Click on the image below to read relevant sections from the Newsletter.
Opening Doors project leader, Dr Sean Perera, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Canberra North, on Thursday 15 August. Pictured here is Dr Perera delivering his presentation at the Woyani Country Club meeting room. Several distinguished Rotarians, … Continue reading
Opening Doors was delighted to welcome the GMC community on a second visit to Canberra in July, when they visited Canberra CareersXpo at Exhibition Park on 31 July.
On Thursday 11 July, GMC embarked on yet another school holiday program with Opening Doors. The programme titled Science and Democracy showcased the role of democratic governance and decision making in Australian science.