Maintaining Australia's national interests in Antarctica: Inquiry into Australia's Antarctic Territory
This report’s recommendations provide the Australian government with an opportunity to strengthen its work with respect to Antarctica and build on already impressive foundations.
Purpose / Context – To quantify the relationship between indoor temperature and blood pressure in Japanese nursing home residents. Methodology / Approach – A field study of 27 nursing homes in Japan was conducted. We meas-ured the indoor temperature of nursing homes and collected data...
Thermal environment and thermal comfort in a passive residential building in the severe cold area of China
Purpose / Context - The outdoor climate in Harbin is more severely colder than German. Therefore, it is important to study indoor thermal environment and human thermal comfort in Harbin passive buildings by applying Germany technology. However, few studies were reported on this topic. Methodology...
Purpose / Context - The winter in the severe cold area of China is long and cold, with a long heating period. In recent years, the indoor air temperature during heating in residential buildings kept increas-ing. In order to study the thermal comfort and adaptation...
Effects of night-time bedroom temperature on morning blood pressure during winter: A multilevel analysis
Purpose / Context – To analyse the association between night-time temperature in the bedroom and morning blood pressure (BP). Methodology / Approach - Data were obtained from field surveys conducted from November 2014 to March 2015 on indoor temperature, home BP, sleep, and personal attributes...
This report highlights the work of the NSW Behavioural Insights Unit (BIU) in the years 2012-2014.