Centre Research Fellow Dr Erin Peterson appeared on Scope TV to talk about the ACEMS project to use virtual reality to determine the public's perception about the health and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef
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.
This week, the School of Mathematics and Statistics Building was renamed the Peter Hall building, in honour of the late Professor Peter Hall, an ARC Laureate Fellow and distinguished University of Melbourne theoretical statistician who died in January 2016.
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.