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Single sensors hold promise for studying effects of air pollution

30 Apr 2019

A new study has shed light on the best way to study the immediate physiological effects of air pollution.

Catastrophic fire danger: Using the AirRater app.

11 Nov 2019

A/Prof Fay Johnston, chief investigator of CAR, leads a team working on the AirRater project.  AirRater is a computer based application that provides public health support by monitoring air pollution levels. AirRater has recently been made available in Port Macquarie area. 

Public health emergency in New Delhi, India

05 Nov 2019

Officials in India's capital, New Delhi, have declared a public health emergency due to the severe air pollution. Read about Prof Guy Marks' comments in the opinion piece below

Congratulations to Prof Guy Marks as the new President-Elect of The International Union Against Tuberculosis

30 Sep 2019

Congratulations to Prof Guy Marks on being the new President-Elect of The International Union Against Tuberculosis, taking over from the current President at this year’s Union World Conference in Hyderabad.

Study identifies long-term effects on infants

25 Jul 2019

A new paper from the Hazelwood Health Study has explored the long-term impacts of the Hazelwood coal mine fire on markers of lung function in young children.  

CAR seed funding leads to new project in Sri Lanka

25 Jul 2019

The Sri Lankan National Science Foundation has awarded CAR researchers a $50,000 grant to investigate air pollution in Sri Lanka.

Long-range sensors extend reach of air quality monitoring in South Pacific project

25 Jul 2019

A CAR research project that is piloting low-cost sensors to monitor local air quality in Pacific Island countries is collaborating with the University of Oxford and UNSW to monitor regional sources of airborne particulates.

Dr Andrea Hinwood and A/Prof Fay Johnston awarded for their work in air pollution.

16 Sep 2019

The Clean Air Society of Australia and NZ has awarded A/Prof Fay Johnston the Air Quality Champion 2019 Award for Excellence and innovation for her work on smoke pollution and developing the AirRater app.

Dr Andrea Hinwood was also honoured by CASANZ as joint recipient of the Air Quality Medal

Congratulations to both Fay and Andrea!

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