News tagged with public safety

Research offers 'promise' of improved food safety

The issue of food safety has rocketed up the political agenda in recent years but despite huge improvements, some concerns and problems still persist. Fears about our food are moving away from issues about ensuring an adequate ...

dateApr 15, 2014 in Other
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The rise of police PR

Police PR is increasingly bypassing traditional news outlets by turning to social media and reality television, according to Associate Professor Murray Lee.

dateMay 01, 2014 in Social Sciences
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LightSquared gets extension for GPS test results

Federal regulators have granted a Virginia company called LightSquared a two-week extension to report on recent tests that aimed to determine whether its proposed high-speed wireless broadband network would cripple GPS systems ...

dateJun 16, 2011 in Telecom
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Rescuing backyard tigers

Significantly more tigers are in U.S captivity than are left in the wild. In fact, as many as 10,000 tigers, lions and other endangered big cats are privately owned in the United States, according to the International Fund ...

dateFeb 19, 2014 in Ecology
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Creating smarter infrastructure

A team from the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction have developed a mechanical amplifier to convert ambient vibrations into electricity more effectively, which could be used to power wireless sensors for monitoring ...

dateJan 11, 2013 in Engineering
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