fire safety

Fire safety test explosion of car in Sydney Harbour Tunnel

A Sydney Harbour Tunnel explosion showcases the work of UNSW researchers using wireless signals and artificial intelligence to more accurately identify dangerous fire situations.

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Funding will support academics to develop novel solutions to protect Australia’s infrastructure from fires and build workforce capacity in the nation’s architectural sector.

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A research team from UNSW Built Environment is using 3D mapping technology to help improve fire safety and crisis response procedures for Fire and Rescue NSW. 

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Years of regulatory failure are having direct impacts on the hip pockets of the many Australians who bought defective houses or apartments. It's turning into a multibillion-dollar disaster.

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Architects, certifiers and engineers who work as consultants to builders are on notice about potential liability for the use of flammable cladding, but governments are also culpable for their actions.