Category Archives: UCRISE

Improving firefighter safety through research

One of the biggest challenges for firefighters is keeping cool while wearing Personal Protective Clothing (PPC). The heavy clothing prevents the cooling effect of sweat evaporation, making conditions uncomfortable, and even dangerous, for the firefighter. Recent UCRISE PhD graduate and … Continue reading

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UCRISE research performance “above world standard” in ERA ratings

UCRISE research performance has been rated as being Above World Standard in the category “Human Movement and Sports Science”. The rating was released by the Australian Research Council on December 4, 2015, as part of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results, which … Continue reading

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