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MIL-OSI Australia: 21 September 2018 Transforming devastated landscapes with permaculture The humanitarian crises that most of us only read about are often witnessed firsthand by alumna Rosemary Morrow, as she travels the world to help refugees and displaced people grow food.

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Commodities, Crude, Culture, Education, English, Exploration, fish, France, Gas, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Oceania, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Philippines, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Solomon Islands, Sydney, Technology, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 21 September 2018 Transforming devastated landscapes with permaculture The humanitarian crises that most of us only read about are often witnessed firsthand by alumna Rosemary Morrow, as she travels the world to help refugees and displaced people grow food.

Source: University of Sydney The humanitarian crises that most of us only read about are often witnessed firsthand by alumna Rosemary Morrow, as she travels the world to help refugees and displaced people grow food. Alumna Rosemary Morrow. In June this year, the Iraqi government banned the country’s farmers from planting their summer crops due […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 How the law failed the victims of the Bowraville murder case Last week, the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal added another chapter to the decades-long story of injustice for the Indigenous community of Bowraville. David Hamer from Sydney Law School explores how the laws of ‘double jeopardy’ have put obstacles in the path of the prosecution for a third child murder.

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Crime, Education, English, Justice, law, Legal, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Sydney, Tertiary, United Kingdom, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 How the law failed the victims of the Bowraville murder case Last week, the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal added another chapter to the decades-long story of injustice for the Indigenous community of Bowraville. David Hamer from Sydney Law School explores how the laws of ‘double jeopardy’ have put obstacles in the path of the prosecution for a third child murder.

Source: University of Sydney Background of the case Between September 1990 and January 1991, three Indigenous children – Colleen Walker, Evelyn Greenup and Clinton Speedy – disappeared from Bowraville township on the mid-north coast of NSW. When the families reported the disappearances, local police suggested Colleen had gone “walkabout” and were slow to even file […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain? A new study from University of Sydney found the effect of an 8-week home-based video game program was comparable to exercise programs completed under the supervision of a physiotherapist.

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Health, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sydney, Technology, Tertiary, Trade, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 Can video game exercises help chronic low back pain? A new study from University of Sydney found the effect of an 8-week home-based video game program was comparable to exercise programs completed under the supervision of a physiotherapist.

Source: University of Sydney New research from University of Sydney has found home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people by 27 percent, which is comparable to benefits gained under programs supervised by a physiotherapist. Published today in Physical Therapy journal, this first-of-its-kind study investigated the effectiveness of self-managed home-based video game […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 Cane toad genome sequenced for the first time Emeritus Professor Rick Shine says deeper understanding of this introduced species will help develop improved methods for managing its impact on Australia’s fauna and environment.

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Sydney, Technology, Tertiary, Trade, United States of America, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 20 September 2018 Cane toad genome sequenced for the first time Emeritus Professor Rick Shine says deeper understanding of this introduced species will help develop improved methods for managing its impact on Australia’s fauna and environment.

Source: University of Sydney The cane toad was introduced to Australia in 1935. A group of scientists from the University of Sydney, UNSW, Deakin University and researchers from Portugal and Brazil have for the first time unlocked the DNA of the cane toad. Co-author and winner of the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Emeritus Professor […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 19 September 2018 When politics corrupts the fairness of elections Arranging election district boundaries can be made to favour a particular party, creating a problem for democracy. Working for the Campaign Legal Centre, alumna Ruth Greenwood is on the front line, fighting for fairness.

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Exports, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Queensland, Russia, Sydney, Tertiary, Trade, United States of America, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 19 September 2018 When politics corrupts the fairness of elections Arranging election district boundaries can be made to favour a particular party, creating a problem for democracy. Working for the Campaign Legal Centre, alumna Ruth Greenwood is on the front line, fighting for fairness.

Source: University of Sydney I remember laughing when Guns N’ Roses said they would release an album called Chinese Democracy, because it was so clearly an oxymoron. I never thought “American democracy” might end up with the same fate. In 2008, I boarded a plane to a country I had long revered: the United States […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 19 September 2018 Revealed: how to protect livestock from predators Three nonlethal methods are effective for protecting livestock from wildlife predators, new research reveals.

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 19 September 2018 Revealed: how to protect livestock from predators Three nonlethal methods are effective for protecting livestock from wildlife predators, new research reveals.

Source: University of Sydney Published today in PLOS Biology, the review of 114 scientific studies measuring the effectiveness of lethal and non-lethal methods concluded that guardian dogs, livestock enclosures, and fladry are all effective deterrents. Many other methods—both lethal and nonlethal—show promise but have not been studied in a scientifically defensible manner to determine if […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Diagnosing kidney disease: the gift that could change lives Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation that could help millions worldwide.

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Diagnosing kidney disease: the gift that could change lives Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation that could help millions worldwide.

Source: University of Sydney Vicki Hanson is giving $105,000 to support renal research. Vicki Hanson knows she may never personally benefit from her $105,000 donation towards renal research. But she believes one day her gift will help other people who, like her, suffer from chronic kidney disease. As the University of Sydney marks its annual […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Diagnosing kidney disease: the gift that could change lives Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation that could help millions worldwide.

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Diagnosing kidney disease: the gift that could change lives Kidney specialist Professor Carol Pollock has been treating Vicki Hanson for more than 20 years. Now Vicki is expressing her gratitude with a donation that could help millions worldwide.

Source: University of Sydney Vicki Hanson is giving $105,000 to support renal research. Vicki Hanson knows she may never personally benefit from her $105,000 donation towards renal research. But she believes one day her gift will help other people who, like her, suffer from chronic kidney disease. As the University of Sydney marks its annual […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Neurodegeneration research boosted by $1.25 million gift As the University celebrates its annual giving day, Pave the Way, a generous donor is supporting research into diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Education, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 Neurodegeneration research boosted by $1.25 million gift As the University celebrates its annual giving day, Pave the Way, a generous donor is supporting research into diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Source: University of Sydney Seeing someone you love lose themselves as their brain degenerates with age, is heartbreaking. As the condition progresses, families might fall into crisis and despair dealing with lost memories and erratic behaviours, but communities are affected as well. These neurodegenerative conditions are expensive to provide services for and the costs to […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 The law professor who changed lives and inspired a $195,000 gift Tom Yim says he would never have got through University without the help of Emeritus Professor Colin Phegan. Now he is honouring his former lecturer by making a gift that will help a new generation of law students.

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, Culture, Economy, Education, English, Hong Kong, Investment, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sydney, Tertiary, Universities, University of Sydney  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: 18 September 2018 The law professor who changed lives and inspired a $195,000 gift Tom Yim says he would never have got through University without the help of Emeritus Professor Colin Phegan. Now he is honouring his former lecturer by making a gift that will help a new generation of law students.

Source: University of Sydney The lectureship is named in honour of former Law School dean, Emeritus Professor Colin Phegan. As the University of Sydney celebrates its annual giving day, Pave the Way, philanthropist Tom Yim has donated $195,000 in honour of the professor who helped him through law school. It is Yim’s second major gift […]

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