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.




The World of mathematics education: A panel presentation that brings the World to you

Tuesday 24 November, 5.00pm-6.30pm Q230, Level 2, 234 Queensberry St Click HERE for more information and to register
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‘You are not thinking, you are just being logical’: creativity, executive functions and NAPLAN results

Presenter: Professor Martin Westwell, Tuesday 17 November, 4.30 – 5.30pm with refreshments from 4pm, Level 7 Auditorium, Queensland Brain Institute (Building #79), The University of Queensland,
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SLRC news

ABC RN – All in The Mind – The neuroscience of learning

School days can be some of the most memorable times of your life, and what’s learned in the classroom can provide valuable life lessons. Very often it’s the teacher who makes the difference—but little is really known about how we learn best. All in the Mind looks at the evidence now being found about the role of attention and engagement in effective classrooms. Professors Pankaj Sah, Robyn Gillies and Jason Mattingley
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PEN Principles #1 to #6

PEN Principles #1 to #6 are now available on the SLRC Resources page.
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