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23 June 2016

Researchers help Qantas fly cleaner and cheaper

Unveiled this week, the new flight planning system is the result of a world-first, four-year project conducted at the University’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR). The team comprising four aeronautical research fellows, 3 PhD candidates and 10 software engineers worked on designing new system models.

23 June 2016

Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heard

The protection of human rights is a basic test of a government's decency, writes Professor Ben Saul.

23 June 2016

New insights into the causes of sudden cardiac death in the young revealed

Sudden cardiac death claims the lives of 2-3 young Australians every week. 

23 June 2016

'Jobs and growth' focus ignores society’s most vulnerable, warns pre-election audit

Ahead of the Federal Election, a group of leading academics have released a new audit questioning what the Coalition, the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Australian Greens are doing to address poverty in Australia and beyond.

23 June 2016

Australia 20 years after gun reform: no mass shootings, declining firearm deaths

Since major gun law reform 20 years ago, Australia has seen no mass shootings and an accelerating decline in intentional firearm deaths, the Journal of the American Medical Association reports today.