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2014

2013

  • State Government funds research into shark-repelling surfboards, Perth Now, December 31 2013.
  • Government grant to support 3D imaging of HMAS Sydney II and HSK Kormoran wrecks, Spatical Science News Bytes, Curtin Universtiy, August 2013.
  • Photo competition winners show science in all its glory, Curtin National Science Week, Aug 2013.
  • Acoustics use in Marine Environmental Management, p.4, 50 Solutions that count, Australian Technology Network of University. August 2013.
  • Whale monitoring using recordings, ABC Local Radio 891, Adelaide, 23 July 2013.
  • Whale song to be recorded, Great Southern, 17 July 2013.
  • Electronic Imaging Symposium 2013, IS&T Reporter, Vol. 28, No. 2 April - June 2013.
  • Whale cries to be captured in King George Sound, ABC South Coast WA, 26 June 2013.
  • Vollies watch Swan River dolphins, p.25, Echo Newspaper, 22 June2013.
  • Swan River's dolphin population, Channel 10, Perth, Weekend News,Interviewees: DrKerry Taylor, Swan River Trust Researcher, TrudyKlessen, Dolphin Watcher Volunteer. Duration: 1 min 38 secs.WA scientists say the Swan River's dolphinpopulation has bounced back since several deaths four years ago. Volunteers arehelping Murdoch and Curtin University scientists in their research.. Tuesday 15 June 2013.
  • $0.5m security for wrecks of World War II tragedy,Subiaco Post, Perth, General News, p.36, 282 words, 15 Jun 2013.
  • New analysis yields improvements in classic 3D imaging Technique, PRWeb, Monday 10 June 2013.
  • On the coast, Joondalup Weekender, Perth, GeneralNews, pg 2, 293 words, 6 Jun 2013.
  • Curtin FM Radio, Perth, Afternoons, Mike Tingle: 04 Jun 2013 12:42PM,Duration: 8 mins 18 secs. Interviewwith Alec Coles, CEO of the WA Museum. Coles says they have been granted alarge sum of money and it is conjunction with Curtin University. He says$483,000 has been given to them as a Commonwealth Government Community HeritageGrant, which will allow them to revisit the wreck sites of HMAS Sydney II andHSK Kormoran. He says they will use the latest technology developed by CurtinUniversity to re-image the sites and re-sample them. He says they are hoping toget further funding to utilise the digital imaging to provide virtual access tothe wreck site. He says they would like to make it a permanent feature of theGeraldton Museum that they run and one of their partners, the National MaritimeMuseum in Sydney, is also very keen to utilise the data collected as well. Hesays one of the people they are working with is the chair of the Finding SydneyFoundation, Ted Graham, who has links to all the families involved and they areacutely aware of the sensitivities surrounding the project.  Interviewees:Alec Coles, CEO, WA Museum.
  • 6PR Perth Radio, The Way We Were, Steve Gordon: 02 Jun 2013 08:38PM,Duration: 13 mins 32 secs. Interview with WA Museum CEO AlecColes. The Federal Government has made a grant of almost $500,000 to the WAMuseum, allowing them to manage, conserve and interpret the 1941 wreck of theHMAS Sydney and the German raider Kormoran. Coles says they put out anapplication for community heritage grants and were successful in getting that.He talks about working with their partners at Curtin University, saying itrecognises the significance of these item and the opportunity, adding they areusing imaging technology to survey the wrecks. He discusses the wreck sites'condition, saying both ships lie approximately 2500 metres deep on the seabed.He says the project will need more funding. He says Curtin University's AndrewHutchison is a driver of the project, and he discusses using remotely operativevehicles, mentioning DOF Subsea's donation. Gordon says the project will not bepossible without the involvement of the National Maritime Museum and the RoyalNavy, adding that they are sensitive sites. He talks about working with SydneyFoundation Chairman Ted Graham. He discusses rules about protection of shipwrecks. He also discusses creating a 3D virtual tour of the wrecks.Interviewees: Alec Coles, CEO, WA Museum.
  • Return to Sydney to create ’virtual visit’, GeraldtonGuardian, Geraldton, p.3, 429 words, 31 May 2013.
  • Hi-tech snaps shed light on war wrecks, Herald Sun,Melbourne, p.22, 223 words, 31 May 2013.
  • $500,000 to probe Sydney tragedy, The WestAustralian, Perth, p.101, 220 words, 31 May 2013.
  • HMAS Sydney wreck to be preserved on film, Sky News, 30 May 2013.
  • HMAS Sydney wreck to be preserved on film, Nine MSN, 30 May 2013.
  • WA museum grant to survey HMAS Sydney wreck, ABC News, 30 May 2013.
  • Imaging grant to give virtual access to Australia's greatest naval tragedy, WA Museum, 30 May 2013.
  • HMAS Sydney wreck to be preserved on film, The Australian, 30 May 2013.
  • HMASSydney wreck to be preserved on film, Herald Sun, 30 May 2013.
  • WA museum grant to survey HMAS Sydney wreck, Yahoo 7, 30 May 2013.
  • $500,000grant for hi-tech HMAS Sydney pictures, Perth Now, 30 May 2013.
  • 720 ABC Perth, Perth, Mornings, Geoff Hutchison: 31 May 2013 11:30AMDuration: 4 mins 07 secs. Interview with Alec Coles, ChiefExecutive, WA Museum on a $483,000 grant given to the museum in order for it tosurvey and take high resolution 3D pictures of the wreck of HMAS Sydney and HSKKormoran in conjunction with Curtin University. He says he is hopeful of anexhibition being available by 2016.  Interviewees: Alec Coles, ChiefExecutive, WA Museum.
  • Curtin FM, Perth, 13:00 News, Newsreader: 30 May 2013 1:02PM, Duration:0 mins 28 secs. The HMAS Sydney wreck will bepreserved on film after a heritage grant of close to $500,000 was handed to theWA Museum, who, along with Curtin University and other partners, will use highresolution imaging technology.
  • ABC Radio. ABC Kimberley, Broome, Mornings, Vanessa Mills: 30 May 2013 11:30AM, Duration:4 mins 22 secs
    Mills says HMAS Sydney sank aftera battle with a German raider, and was found off Geraldton in 2008. She saysthe WA Museum recently received funding to conduct a survey with CurtinUniversity using imaging technology. She plays an excerpt from an interviewwith Alec Coles, CEO, WA Museum, about the survey. Coles says they areresponsible under Commonwealth legislation for looking after the shipwrecks. Hesays they will capture high quality images of the wrecks for an interactive museumexhibit.
  • ABC Radio News Perth, 30 May 2013.
  • ABC Radio, ABCMidwest and Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Breakfast, David Bone: 30 May 2013 7:17AM. Duration: 5 mins 15 secs. Interview with Alec Coles, chiefexecutive, WA Museum. The museum has been given nearly $500,000 to take newimages of the HMAS Sydney and the Kormoran. Coles says they're working withCurtin University to develop imaging equipment for the mission.
  • ABC Radio: ABC SouthCoast WA, Albany, Mornings, John Cecil: 30 May 2013 11:09AM. Duration: 7 mins 04 secs. Interview with Alec Coles, CEO,WA Museum. Coles discusses the funding which has been given to the museum toinvestigate the wrecks of the HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran. he says the museumhas partnered with Curtin University and DOF Subsea to explore the wrecks andconstruct 3D images. He says this would allow the public to virtually visit thesite.
  • WA museum grant to survey HMAS Sydney wreck, ABC News Online, 30 May 2013.
  • Imaging grant to givevirtual access to Australia’s greatest naval tragedy, Press release, WA Museum, 29 May 2013.
  • New analysis yields improvements in a classic 3-D imaging technique, Science News, 25 May 2013.
  • New analysis yields improvments in a classic 3D imaging technique, Phys Org, 24 May 2013.
  • Western Australian Fellowships, Curtin News, Friday 10 May 2013.
  • Curtin welcomes two Western Australian Research Fellows, CurtinMedia Release, Friday 10 May 2013.
  • New analysis yields improvments in a classic 3D imaging technique, ABC News Charleston, 10 May 2013
  • Asylum fishing boat built for four, The West Australian, Thur 11 April 2013.
  • Marine Science,Australian Sustainable Development Institute Newsletter, Curtin University, p.3, March 2013.
  • Secrets to a sound ocean, Final edit, version 2a. WWF Canada, 18 March 2013.
  • Innovation to deter sharks from our beaches, State of the Future, Industry, Science and Innovation News, Edition 24, March 2013.
  • Taming the sharks, Background Briefing, ABC Radio National, Saturday 9 March, 2013.
  • Curtin University turn their Sonar Heads to shark detection, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, January 2013.
  • Blue whales focus of study, Busselton Dunsborough Times, Friday 4 January, 2013.

2012

  • Gateway tanker noise could drive whales away from B.C.'s north coast, The Vancouver Sun, 22 December 2012.
  • 4.5m tiger shark sighted, beach closed, Geraldton Guardian, Geraldton WA. 21 December 2012.
  • Centre for Marine Science and Technology Success, Vice Chancellor Note to Staff, Friday 14 December 2012.
  • Why ocean noise matters, WWF Canada, 14 December 2012.
  • Shark hazard mitigation, SBS Ethnic Radio, (Melbourne) World News Australia, 6:40am. Duration: 4:25. Wednesday 12 December 2012.
  • Shark hazard mitigation, SBS Radio (Sydney), World News Australia, 6:55am. Duration: 2:40. Sunday 9 December 2012.
  • Strobes bubbles could deter sharks in WA, The Western Australian, Saturday 8 December 2012.
  • Shark-deterrent study to probe bubble curtains, ABC News 24 Radio (Sydney), Weekend Breakfast. 8:44am. Duration: 1:48. Saturday 8 December 2012.
  • Shark-deterrent study to probe bubble curtains, Northern Territory News, Darwin. Saturday 8 December 2012.
  • Science to outsmart the sharks, The Weekend West, p.13, 8-9 December 2012.
  • Shark-deterrent study to probe bubble curtains, 720 ABC Radio (Perth), Mornings. 11:10am. Duration: 6:38. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Shark attack capital of the world, Curtin FM Radio (Perth) 13:00 News. Duration: 0:25. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Shark Shields, ABC1 News, 7 December 2012.
  • Bubble curtains to tackle shark threat, WA Business News. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Bubble curtains and strobe lights, 6PR Radio (Perth), 17:00 News. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Shark shield, Channel 7 Perth, Seven News at 4:30. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Underwater disco to bounce WA sharks, The West Australian, Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Strobes, bubbles could deter sharks in WA, AdelaideNow, 7 December 2012.
  • UWA to look into shark deterrance at beaches, Channel 2, ABC News, Perth WA. Friday 7 December 2012.
  • Strobes, bubbles could deter sharks in WA, PerthNow, 7 December 2012.
  • Interview,  The Couch TV show, ‘WildThings’ segment www.thecouch.com.au Dr Chandra Salgado-Kent speaks about the SouWEST program on whaleresearch. 3pm, 2 November 2012.
  • Dolphin researcher wins Dawbin Fellowship, The Exchange, Murdoch University, 5 October 2012.
  • 3D researchers produce 'monster' work, SPIE Professional, Technology R&D, p.10-11, July 2012.
  • The mysterious lives of blue whales, Australian Geographic, Thursday 17 May, 2012.
  • 'Can whales senseearthquakes' (yes they can) - Drive with Russell Woolf (interviewee Dr Rob McCauley) 720 ABC Radio, Perth, Wednesday 18 April 2012.
  • "James Cameron's dive in the Mariana Trench" - Drive with Craig Zonca (Interviewee Andrew Woods) ACB Radio Southern Queensland, Monday 26 March 2012.
  • Stockwell says scientists from Curtin University have embarked on a project to map the levels and species of fish in the Northern Demersal Scale Fishery. ABC Radio, Rural Report, North West WA, Karratha. Interviewee: Dr Miles Parsons. 6:51am, Friday 2 March 2012.
  • Escape with ET - WA Dhufish story. Channel 10 TV, 4pm, Saturday 11 February 2012.
  • Swan River Trust, ABC 720 Breakfast Radio, compere Eoin Cameron, Perth. Interviewee: Dr Kerry Trayler. 09:20am, Thrusday 9 February 2012.
  • Academic, volunteer and man of the sea, In My Community, 31 January 2013
  • Curtin community members receive Australia Day honours - Emeritus Professor John Penrose, Curtin University News, 27 January 2012.
  • Saving Western Australia's iconic whale, Curtin University News, 18 January 2012.
  • Sounding out fish grounds in North West Australia, Curtin University News, 17 January 2012.

2011

2010

  • 'Tail walkers' help dolphin tale - Community News Paper, 30 November 2010.
  • Dolphin river sanctuary urged - Melville Times, 30 November 2010.
  • Sanctuary on river would save dolphins, says expert - Canning Times, 30 November 2010.
  • Value in having dolphin sanctuary: researcher - Southern Gazette, 30 November 2010.
  • Project aims to log Swan River dolphins - Western Suburbs Weekly, 23 November 2010.
  • Swan River census to collect dolphin data - Canning Times, 23 November 2010.
  • Project aims to log Swan River dolphins - Western Suburbs Weekly, 23 November 2010.
  • Swan dolphin census under way - Southern Gazette, 23 November 2010.
  • Study focuses on dolphin health - Community News Paper, 23 November 2010.
  • Dolphin Fears - ABC News (Perth, Sydney, Darwin, Adelaide, Canberra), ABC TV, 7:00pm Saturday 13 November 2010.
  • Dolphins and development - Stateline (Northern Territory), ABC TV, 7:30pm Friday 12 November 2010.
  • Univation focus for 3D cameras - Campus Daily, 22 October 2010.
  • Sweet talk of croakers – Jako's Fish Tips by Glen Jakovich, The West Australian, p.38, 9 October 2010.
  • Finalists for WA Innovator of the Year - WA Business News, 1 October 2010.
  • WA's most innovative minds recognised - Government of Western Australia, 1 October 2010.
  • Fish Sounds – Afternoons with Gillian O'Shaughnessy, ABC Radio 720 Perth, 20 September 2010. Interviewee: Miles Parsons. (MP3 Audio File - 3MB - courtesy of ABC)
  • Icesongs – Exhibiton on view 10 September to 16 October 2010, Brussels, Belgium. (Includes Antarctic ice sounds processed by CMST)
  • Scientists eavesdrop of fish. Australian Geographic, August 5, 2010.
  • 3D camera brings clarity to murky subsea world – The West Australian, Australian Engineering Week Supplement, p.4, 2 August 2010.
  • New Dimensions (Millions of people enjoyed Avatar in 3D. Anna Klauzner says it’s only the beginning of the 3D revolution.) – Tone Magazine (New Zealand), p.52-56, May/June 2010.
  • Science, Sailing and Students – Blue Water Bulletin, p.49, July/August/September 2010.
  • Survey ‘risk’ to whales – Sunday Times, p.38, 4 July 2010.
  • Tour of Research Labs at UWA and Curtin – WA:ERA E-News June 2010.
  • Said Nemo to Dory – ASDI Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 2, p.3, June 2010.
  • Speed limits under review – The West Australian, p.50, Saturday 12 June2010.
  • Whales get physical when seas get rough – ABC Radio, Wednesday 14 April 2010.
  • 21st Annual Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference – Stereo World, Vol. 35, No. 5, p. 29, March/April 2010.
  • DeepVision3D - Curtin University of Technology Annual Report 2009, pg13, 17 March 2010.
  • Curtin Uni casts off successful spin-off – The West Australian, p.45, Thursday 11 March 2010.
  • On a whale hunt to save the wildlife – Defence Science, p.12, vol. 1, issue 1, March 2010.
  • Tim Gourlay wins the 2010 RS:X Australian Championships – Surfer Today, 22 February 2010.
  • Push on for 3D-TV in homes – The Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia, 8 January 2010.
  • Push on for 3D-TV in homes – Adelaide Now, South Australia, 8 January 2010.
  • 3D Television – Radio Adelaide,4 January 2010. Interviewer: Peter Godfrey. Interviewee: Andrew Woods.

2009

  • Curtin projects receive federal boost – WA Business News, 8 December 2009.
  • Deepwater joins oil-gas boom – The West Australian, p.44, 8 December 2009.
  • $70,000 grant to help 3D camera development – The Australian, 8 December 2009.
  • Australian innovations share in $633,00 of government funding – Manufactures' Monthly, 7 December 2009.
  • Commercialisation – DeepVision3D – R&D News, Spring 2009.
  • Still safe to swim and fish in river – Canning Times, p. 15, 24 November 2009.
  • Research to assess desal impact – Bunbury Herald, p. 14, 17 November 2009.
  • ABC Radio – ABC 720, mornings, Perth. 16 November 2009. Compere: Geoff Hutchison.
  • Government accused of ‘cover-up’ over dolphin deaths – The Australian, 16 November 2009.
  • Dolphin death inquiry – The West Australian, 14 November 2009.
  • Ten News – Channel 10, Perth, 5pm (weekend) 14 November 2009. Compere: Natarsha Belling.
  • Grave fears for iconic Swan River dolphin pod after six deaths – The West Australian, 14 November 2009.
  • Listening to Ice Break – The Science Show, ABC Radio National (Interviewer: Robyn Williams, Interviewees: Kim Klaka, Alexander Gavrilov), 17 October 2009. (Duration: 7mins) (mp3 file 3.5MB)
  • Whale Patrol – ABC Television (ABC1), 8:30pm, 15 October 2009. Watch the documentary on the ABC Whale Patrol site.
  • 3D Technology – "Afternoons", ABC Local Radio regional Queensland (Interviewer: Stacy Katter, Interviewee: Andrew Woods), 7 October 2009.
  • River trust wants boat speeds cut – The West Australian, 5 October 2009.
  • Eye to Eye (Curt and Micheline Jenner are marine biologists who’ve spent the last twodecades at sea, studying and mapping whales) – Australian Story, ABC TV (Australia), 14 October 2009.
  • Three Times Around the World – Information Update, John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library, September 2009.
  • Bid to trace Swan dolphins’ heritage – The West Australian, p.7, 17 August 2009.
  • Homing in on 3D – The Sunday Times (Perth), STM Entertainment Connect, p.23, 16 August 2009.
  • Get Your Goggles On – The Courier Mail (Brisbane), Connect Technology with Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson, p. 19-22, 5 August 2009.
  • Acoustic Sound Waves – Radio ABC 720 (Perth), Saturday Breakfast, 25 July 2009. Compere: James Lush. Interviewee: Alexander Gavrilov, Curtin University. Duration: 9 mins 23 secs.
  • Cool Sounds – Ten News at Five (Perth), Channel 10, 24 July 2009. Host: Narelda Jacobs. Interviewee: Alexander Gavrilov, Curtin University. Duration: 1 min 38 secs.
  • Floating Ideas – R&D NOW, Curtin University, p. 8, Winter 2009.
  • Warming Ice Sounds Intact – Science Alert, 9 July 2009.
  • Climate Change Not Breaking the Ice Yet – ScienceNetwork WA, 7 July 2009.
  • WA Student’s Research Assists Oil and Gas Industry – State of the Future, Science, Innovation and Business News, Edition 10, p.6, June 2009.
  • Climate Change’s Icy Note – The West Australian, General News, p.5, 18 June 2009.
  • Talkback – Breakfast with Millsy and Tony Mac, Radio 6PR (Perth), 17 June 2009. Compere: Steve Mills.
  • Talkback – Breakfast with Alan Jones, Radio 2GB (Sydney), 17 June 2009.
  • Garrett sees a Melting that Scientists can’t – Andrew Bolt Blog, The Herald Sun, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – The Age, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – The Brisbane Times, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – The West Online 17 June 2009.
  • The Sound of Climate Change – The West Online, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – Nine MSN, 17 June 2009.
  • Acoustic Sensors Monitoring Ice Break-up – WA Today, 17 June 2009.
  • Dolphin Death Mystery – Fremantle Herald, p. 13, 13 June 2009.
  • River Dolphins in the Spotlight – West Australian, Supplements, p. 11, 5 June 2009.
  • River Dolphins In Research Spotlight – BoatingWA Newsletter, p. 22-23, Vol 5, No. 1, Autumn 2009.
  • Course gets into Zone on Coast – The West Australian, Education and Training supplement, p. 15, 13 May 2009.
  • Dolphin Watch – Curtin FM Radio (Perth), 12:43pm, 27 April 2009.
  • River Dolphins are Thriving – Cockburn Gazette Community, p.25, 21 April 2009.
  • Spotting the River’s 25 Bottlenose Dolphins – Melville Times, p.5, 21 April 2009.
  • Happy Eye on River Dolphins – Canning Times, p.6, 21 April 2009.
  • Tips for Dodging Cretaceous Period Killers – The West Australian, Inside Cover, p.2, 17 April 2009.
  • Swan River Dolphins – Today Tonight, Channel 7 Perth (TV), 6.30pm, Friday 27 March 2009.
  • Graduate Profile, Daniel Veen – Astronomy & Physics at Curtin, Curtin University 2009.