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New command centres control emergency scene data
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New command centres control emergency scene data

Sharing data from the multitude of sensors deployed at accident or disaster sites is the aim of a new research collaboration designed to improve the flow of critical information and response of those coordinating emergency services.

The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
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The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?

Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.

PhD researcher with a story to tell
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PhD researcher with a story to tell

PhD student Emma White’s memoir ‘Broken’ will be launched at Readings, Carlton on Tuesday June 13, 2017 at 6.30pm.

Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health
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Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health

Drones carrying high-resolution multi-spectral, hyper-spectral and thermal cameras are being used to develop monitoring systems to help growers assess the health of their crops.

Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves
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Unique water tank allows scientists to replicate rogue ocean waves

An international team of scientists have demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves. This is the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.

One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products
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One in three Australians report health problems from fragranced consumer products

A University of Melbourne engineering researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and personal care products.