ACEMS Chief Investigator Louise Ryan authored a story in The Conversation about the upcoming postal plebiscite on marriage equality, and looked into the question of whether a national poll or sample survey is better to try to answer the questions surrounding this issue.
Recently, an Adelaide man set out to get into the Guinness World Records, by creating the world's largest free-floating soap bubble. To get him into the record book, though, Graeme Denton, aka Marty McBubble, would need someone to figure out just how big his bubble would be. So he turned to ACEMS Chief Investigator Matt Roughan from The University of Adelaide. Here is their story from ABC.
Advertisers on the internet want to know how you feel online through a process known as sentiment analysis, but it still has its limitations. ACEMS Associate Investigator Lewis Mitchell, from The University of Adelaide, shows us how sentiment analysis does - and doesn't work.
ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen talks about her research with Queensland Cancer Council. Their study highlights the divide between city and country, where distance, economics and attitude can stand in the way of getting help sooner when it comes to cancer detection and treatment.
Virtual reality helps ACEMS researchers and the public "dry dive" the Great Barrier Reef to explore and collect data on the natural wonder. Their project was developed to help measure the aesthetic value of the reef.
Virtual reality technology can help bring a vision of the jungle to experts who help guide policy decisions. The article features ACEMS Deputy Director Kerrie Mengersen and ACEMS Principal Research Fellow Tomasz Bednarz.