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MIL-OSI Australia: 10 December 2018 Australia’s middle aged men in lyrca on the rise The number of middle-aged Australian men who cycle on weekends has doubled in recent years, but the rise of the so-called ‘Mamils’ is confined to men in more affluent suburbs, says research in today’s Medical Journal of Australia.

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Trade, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 10 December 2018 Australia’s middle aged men in lyrca on the rise The number of middle-aged Australian men who cycle on weekends has doubled in recent years, but the rise of the so-called ‘Mamils’ is confined to men in more affluent suburbs, says research in today’s Medical Journal of Australia.

Source: University of Sydney University of Sydney authors who led the research said the Mamil study was prompted by media attention given to depicting and satirising this group and the importance of physical activity for preventing lifestyle diseases like cardiovascular disease. “The origins of the Mamil species are unclear, but the first descriptions, from around […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How researchers assess whether medications work

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: How researchers assess whether medications work

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Yasmine Probst, Senior lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong This article is in the series This is research, where we ask academics to share and discuss open access articles that reveal important aspects of science. Today’s piece explains how clinical trials assess drug effectiveness. Ear infections, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Louise Chappell, Director of the Australian Human Rights Institute; Professor of Law, UNSW On December 10, the world marks 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Regrettably, instead of the anniversary signalling the enduring impact of human rights, some are fearing the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: We asked five experts: should I lie to my children about Santa?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Sophie Heizer, Commissioning Editor, Education, The Conversation Ah yes, December. Christmas trees and decorations are popping up in shop windows, the weather is warming up, and the school holiday period looms. This may be exciting or distressing, depending on your relationship with your family. Not everyone celebrates […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Grey nomad lifestyle provides a model for living remotely

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Grey nomad lifestyle provides a model for living remotely

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Timothy Moore, PhD Candidate, Melbourne School of Design, Monash University Every other year, retired couple Jorg and Jan journey some 5,000 kilometres in their campervan from Port Fairy in southeastern Australia to Broome in the far northwest for a change of lifestyle and scenery. There they catch […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The government can restrain electricity prices without threatening to break up power companies. Its adviser says so

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The government can restrain electricity prices without threatening to break up power companies. Its adviser says so

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Tony Wood, Program Director, Energy, Grattan Institute Who wouldn’t want cheaper power? And who wouldn’t enjoy a bit of a stoush between the big bad generators and the government, trying to break them up on our behalf? Even if it was largely tangential to keeping prices low. […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Blowing up the Parthenon: the power of a symbol

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Blowing up the Parthenon: the power of a symbol

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Bronwen Neil, Professor of Ancient History, Macquarie University The Parthenon is one of the most famous and recognisable buildings in the world. Designed as a testimony to Athenian greatness, visible miles from the Acropolis (the citadel) on which it stands, the Parthenon still stands proudly among the […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Results of Operation Solo Safe

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Victoria Police  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Results of Operation Solo Safe

Source: Victoria Police Yarra and Melbourne Highway Patrol members detected over two hundred mobile phone offences during the four days of Operation Solo Safe. Operation Safe Solo was conducted after statistics indicated that 10 per cent of road trauma involving motorcycles state-wide occurred in the inner-city suburbs, primarily the CBD area and arterial roads such […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Name release – paraglider dies on Mt Maunganui

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Open Source Intel, Police  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Name release – paraglider dies on Mt Maunganui

Source: New Zealand Police Police can now release the name of the person who died in a paragliding crash at Mt Maunganui on Friday (07 December) He was 48-year-old Richard Leslie Marriner from Tauranga.  Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this time.  His death has been referred to the Coroner. ENDS Issued […]

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MIL-OSI Global: How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - Canada  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction

Source: The Conversation – Canada – By Gail Anderson, Professor of Criminology, Undergraduate Director, Simon Fraser University On Jan. 2, 2018, Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who was charged and convicted of murder, walked free from a Nevada prison due entirely to forensic entomology. Forensic entomologists study the insects colonizing a dead body to estimate how long […]

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