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12 July 2018

Can sport horse proponents continue to ensure they have a social licence to operate in an increasingly disruptive media environment?

20 March 2018
Approaches to food charity, food welfare, and community food security should focus on solutions to the causes of food insecurity, including social inequality and environmental degradation.
06 March 2018

CQUniversity alumnus Katherine Healy is really glad that she bought a print of a Paul Klee painting called Mit Grünen Strümpfen (With Green Stockings).

Too hot to trot? New focus on horse owners’ response to major weather events

Researchers are canvassing the need for social marketing and behaviour change strategies to build the resilience of equestrian cultures to major climate and weather events. Read more

Published: 26 February 2018

Sleep is key to help firefighters avoid safety risks during bushfires

Elevated and unsustainable levels of firefighter fatigue and/or degradation of firefighters’ work performance could increase their individual risk of injury, increase demand on other crew members, and compromise the overall bushfire suppression operation. Read more

Published: 21 February 2018

Ensuring science of horse riding is not saddled by poor communication

Horse owners can draw on centuries of knowledge, experiences handed down through generations of their family, and their own personal ‘feelings’ as a rider. Read more

Published: 20 February 2018

A standardised 'rego' system would be a boon for horse care

Consideration should be given to compulsory national registration for all horses in Australia. Read more

Published: 14 February 2018

The eyes have it when it comes to train safety

Every move they make and every time they brake, train drivers are under constant scrutiny in a realistic simulator controlled by CQUniversity researcher Associate Professor Anjum Naweed. Read more

Published: 04 December 2017

Heat-prone workers and elite sports to benefit from fresh funding

Workers required to wear heavy protective gear and sports people and coaches using smart garments to track training load and fatigue are among those who will benefit from $1.5 million funding granted to the Healthy Living Design Hub (HLDH). Read more

Published: 24 October 2017

Simulated crisis within a simulated crisis a reminder of psychological safety needs

Australia’s experts on simulated learning have long been aware of the need to create a psychologically safe context for learners, known as a ‘Safety Container’. Read more

Published: 06 September 2017