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The Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) has a strong research focus, which is applied to all aspects of our activities.
Our research approach is integrated into all phases of project development, from initial project conception through to resource delivery.
At ATS we endeavour to push the boundaries on the applications of VR Technology and how it is applied to training and workplace culture.
Take a look at our recent blog posts, snippets of the Center in the media and our VR thinking.
Fusing technology with tradition – developing new educational resources to increase awareness of cultural burning
Local Land Services NSW and the Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) are developing an interactive virtual reality program to increase awareness about cultural burning.
Playing with radiation – a new virtual reality training application rolls out to University of Newcastle physics labs
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) has worked closely with A/Prof. Vicki Keast, Prof. Thomas Nann and a team from the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences along with the University of Newcastle IT Innovation Team, led by Chief Information Officer Anthony Molinia, to develop a fantastic new virtual reality (VR)-based teaching tool exploring the interaction between radiation and matter.
Breaking barriers and crossing borders – Innovative education training platform TACTICS VR launched in South Australia
The University of Newcastle’s Centre for Advanced Training Systems (ATS) is excited to announce the deployment of the TACTICS VR: Acute Stroke Workflow training tool to 7 interstate sites in South Australia, in the next phase of the TACTICS clinical trial
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems launches Virtual OMA a virtual reality-based application to support speech pathology training for paediatrics
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems nears completion of a comprehensive implementation and evaluation of XR teaching and learning tools into university classrooms
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems (University of Newcastle) has had the privilege of co-designing a comprehensive virtually reality based stress management training platform with the Australia Defence Force (ADF) and announces a recent milestone with assessment of the first module.
HUNTER-based stroke researchers have launched a world-first training program using virtual reality technology to guide hospital staff through the “dos and don’ts” of treatment.
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