A study of electronic cigarettes has found that more than half of those sold as 'nicotine free' actually do contain nicotine. The researchers also found an acutely toxic chemical used in insecticide was present in all the products they tested.
Acad Social SciencesTop Listen: Public Health Expert #FASSA @SimonChapman6 talks 'Nicotine-free' e-cigarettes found to contain nicotine and toxic chemicals #SocialScienceMatters
RMS is the ARC’s Research Management System, a web-based system used by eligible researchers to prepare and submit research proposals and assessments under the ARC National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP).
The problem is not that people don’t care. It is that our circle of regard for truth is irrationally small
Acad Social SciencesNew ASSA Fellow @njenfield on the importance of truth and how "we are capable of thinking logically, of identifying biases in our own everyday thinking, and of overriding or outsmarting those biases".
HIGHLY processed foods including confectionery, savoury snacks, processed meats and soft drinks now dominate the food supply of high- and middle-income countries. In Australia, almost 40 per cent of people’s energy intake comes from these sorts of...
Acad Social SciencesWe hope that Gov't doesn't take a short-term view undermining our economic and social returns from research. This funding reduction is further evidence Australia needs a #SocialSciences data archive allowing researchers more access to data!
The government will spend almost half a million dollars researching the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence and the internet of things.
Acad Social SciencesThe govt has ordered @ACOLA_Aus to produce two reports looking at how #Australia can maximise the benefits of AI and the internet of things, and avoid negative impact on the economy and individuals
There is strong, and growing, evidence documenting health inequities across the world. However, most governments do not prioritize policies to encourage action on the social determinants of health and health equity. Furthermore, despite evidence...
Acad Social SciencesUluru Statement voice must be in Constitution, says Referendum Council co-chair Pat Anderson and members Noel Pearson and #FASSA Megan Davis
Acad Social Sciences#FASSA Prof Bill Randolph @UNSWCityFutures shares concern: with no policy to deal with #population growth on the ground, cities are becoming unaffordable and not livable places for ordinary families. #SocialScienceMatters