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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.
Is virtual reality (VR) better than 2D training? Four evidence-backed value areas supporting the use of VR as a training modality
Read ATS Strategy & Research Coordinator Murielle Kluge’s commentary comparing 2D screen-based and immersive VR technologies for training.
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.
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.
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.
Post traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety can all be quite serious conditions, but it’s often difficult to determine who may be prone to developing them.
A new study has proven that cybersickness, which is caused by exposure to virtual reality (VR), may be the same clinical condition as ‘classic’ motion sickness caused by travelling.
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