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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.
Using virtual reality to improve stroke treatment: TACTICS VR – Telehealth
NSW Health Agency for Clinical Innovation feature the roll-out of TACTICS VR – Telehealth to support the NSW Telestroke Service
Virtual Reality Training to Provide Realistic Paediatric Clinical Experiences
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems launches Virtual OMA a virtual reality-based application to support speech pathology training for paediatrics
Deploying XR Teaching and Learning Tools into University Classrooms
The Centre for Advanced Training Systems nears completion of a comprehensive implementation and evaluation of XR teaching and learning tools into university classrooms
Transforming Stress Management Training for the Australian Defence Force
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 stroke training trial uses virtual reality (VR) technology to help treat patients faster
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.
Enhanced targets and ranges: all systems go
The ADF, in partnership with the US and Singapore, is looking to significantly upgrade Australia’s military training ranges and approaches to answer the needs presented by a true 5th generation military.
Your skin could hold the answer to your mental health
Tiny changes on the surface of your skin may be the answer to early identification of stress, anxiety and depression before symptoms even present themselves, according to new research.
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