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News • 23 Nov 2020

New study: How risk perception affects our behaviour in a pandemic

A new study, released in Scientific Reports in Nature, found behavioural responses to pandemics are more shaped by perceived risk than actual mortality or hospitalisation risk.

News • 10 Nov 2020

Have a Hometown Holiday to support the Newcastle tourism industry

A new initiative aimed at boosting tourism in Newcastle will launch on Thursday.

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News • 19 Oct 2020

Politics in a podcast

Politics in a podcast is a monthly podcast organized by Politics in the Pub Newcastle, in collaboration with the School of Humanities and Social Science, and the Newcastle Business School, at the University of Newcastle. Each month will feature an interview with a special guest to dissect the political issues facing Australia and the broader world.

Hao Tan

News • 14 Oct 2020

Associate Professor Hao Tan in The Conversation

Following China’s recent carbon neutrality pledge, Associate Professor Hao Tan has published two opinion pieces.

News • 13 Oct 2020

Lessons Learnt: Special Issue report filters global best practices on COVID-19 response

A panel of experts have ‘filtered’ the most compelling policy and technology responses to COVID-19 worldwide, as governments continue to grapple with the devastating impacts of the pandemic.

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