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    They are associated with significant morbidity and mortality worldwide and place a large burden on health care resources Hospital infection control has had mixed success with many aspects of context playing a large role As such systems approaches are called for that improve the capability to capture multilevel determinants context and complex and causal interrelationships such as feedback and nonlinearity that may change over time In this thesis a novel multilevel systems approach is proposed that appears capable of complex multilevel and causal analysis The approach draws together qualitative and quantitative concepts and methods from four multilevel systems theories and methodologies the Realist approach Systems Thinking Health System Frameworks and System Modelling and Simulation The power and feasibility of the approach to analyse and evaluate complex public health actions in different contexts is examined by its specific application to hospital infection control In particular to the control of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA a health care associated multidrug resistant infection In doing so the context specific and nonlinear effects of competing hospital infection control policies on changing trends in the incidence rate and prevalence of MRSA were measured and compared The capability to evaluate multiple infection control policies implemented in

    Original URL path: http://unsw.academia.edu/Departments/Dementia_Collaborative_Research_Centre/Documents (2012-11-08)
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    primarily on Tamil more This paper explores the rise and fall of pan Indianism as the dominant identity narrative amongst the Indian diaspora in Singapore in the mid twentieth century and its replacement with a normative Indian identity based primarily on Tamil culture It will analyse some of the reasons why a Tamil cultural separatism came to dominate negotiations of ethnic identity in early post war Singapore This will include an examination of colonial ethnographic representations the effects of demographic trends in Indian migration to Malaya during the colonial period transnational political linkages between Singapore and India and the effects of the Japanese occupation on Indian identity during World War II The paper will also focus on the growth of the Tamil reform movement and the ways in which it came to shape the framing of Tamil ethnic identity in Singapore More Info Published in South Asia Journal of South Asian Studies 35 2 257 281 Research Interests History of Race and Ethnicity Race and Ethnicity Southeast Asian Studies Transnationalism and multiple identities Nationalism National Identity and 12 more Identity politics Second World War History of Tamil Language Tamil Migration and diaspora Dravidian Movement tamil Nationalism Subaltern Studies South Asian

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  • John Solomon | The University of New South Wales - Academia.edu
    dominant identity narrative amongst the Indian diaspora in Singapore in the mid twentieth century and its replacement with a normative Indian identity based primarily on Tamil more This paper explores the rise and fall of pan Indianism as the dominant identity narrative amongst the Indian diaspora in Singapore in the mid twentieth century and its replacement with a normative Indian identity based primarily on Tamil culture It will analyse some of the reasons why a Tamil cultural separatism came to dominate negotiations of ethnic identity in early post war Singapore This will include an examination of colonial ethnographic representations the effects of demographic trends in Indian migration to Malaya during the colonial period transnational political linkages between Singapore and India and the effects of the Japanese occupation on Indian identity during World War II The paper will also focus on the growth of the Tamil reform movement and the ways in which it came to shape the framing of Tamil ethnic identity in Singapore More Info Published in South Asia Journal of South Asian Studies 35 2 257 281 Research Interests History of Race and Ethnicity Race and Ethnicity Southeast Asian Studies Transnationalism and multiple identities Nationalism National Identity and

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  • Amit Ranjan | The University of New South Wales - Academia.edu
    Department Member edit Other Affiliations Add Affiliation Research Interests History Philosophy Literature and 5 more Cultural Theory Humanities Culture Performing Arts and Drama edit About edit Advisors edit Edit Done Editing profile views followers Log In Log In with Facebook or Email Password Remember me on this computer or reset password Need an account Click here to sign up Reset Password Enter the email address you signed up with and

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    Quick view Share Facebook Twitter Edit Delete Move section Joining up Evaluating technologically augmented interdisciplinary cross cultural collaboration more by brad miller RARE EARTH Hacking the City is an open studioLAB encouraging students from China and Australia to collaborate using Shanghai as a laboratory for investigating ideas for the future of cities immersive interactive environments and more RARE EARTH Hacking the City is an open studioLAB encouraging students from China and Australia to collaborate using Shanghai as a laboratory for investigating ideas for the future of cities immersive interactive environments and cross cultural co creation This paper discusses the opportunities constraints and outcomes of the studioLAB and proposes insights pertaining to a pliant model for Cross Cultural Interdisciplinary Collaboration CCIC More Info co authored with Ian McArthur Research Interests Design Education Cross Cultural Multidisciplinary Collaboration Interactive Media edit Download pdf Quick view Share Facebook Twitter Edit Delete Move section Augment me An algorithmic Memory Absence and Presence in the Cloud more by brad miller Can you have a memory without photographing it Where does a memory live How do we make sense of them If it s online who owns it What is association at a global scale What are the conventions of western time and how might that be more Can you have a memory without photographing it Where does a memory live How do we make sense of them If it s online who owns it What is association at a global scale What are the conventions of western time and how might that be visualised or utilised Can you live forever in the cloud This paper examines these questions through the media art installation augment me augment me is a responsive visual database a memory machine of sorts but a live and developing one The images that constitute the database are a sequence of photographs and videos collected over the past 8 years and tracks my relationships with people things places scenarios all of which are viewable on the photo sharing site Flickr They are sequentially embedded with contextual associations arranged initially by time and date This combined with being able to access and make those images move appear and disappear by anyone or anything within view of the camera sensor in the space where the installation is exhibited makes manifest the metaphor of memory These images can take on a particular and slightly voyeuristic significance For others I imagine it is the generic face anyone We recognise these compositions these tableaux vivants these experiences the urban middle class individual s photo of leisure and tourism All that distinguishes this collection from the endless expanse of similar imagery is their artist The vector of all these moments is the artist own existence which they affirm and erase simultaneously We are seeing his life through the eyes of an invisible protagonist Or are we seeing his life flash before his eyes Is this how it will be at the moment of death The ordinariness of our existence spread

    Original URL path: http://unsw.academia.edu/Departments/Design_Studies/Documents (2012-11-08)
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  • Carol Longbottom | The University of New South Wales - Academia.edu
    edit Edit Done Editing Papers Making Connections between Teaching Practice and Learning Experience in First Year Design Education more by Carol Longbottom Publication Name unsworks unsw edu au Share Facebook Twitter Edit Delete Move section Project X Knowing how to run a multi disciplinary design workshop more by Carol Longbottom Publisher unsworks unsw edu au Publication Date Jan 1 2007 Share Facebook Twitter Edit Delete Move section profile views document

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  • Katherine Moline | The University of New South Wales - Academia.edu
    Affiliation Research Interests Art Theory Design Research Design Innovation and 3 more Design History and Theory Critical design practice and Intersections in Visual Art and Design edit About edit Advisors edit Edit Done Editing profile views followers Log In Log In with Facebook or Email Password Remember me on this computer or reset password Need an account Click here to sign up Reset Password Enter the email address you signed

    Original URL path: http://unsw.academia.edu/KatherineMoline (2012-11-08)
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  • Emma Peters | The University of New South Wales - Academia.edu
    Studies Faculty Member edit Other Affiliations Add Affiliation Research Interests Textiles Craft Knowledge Design studies and 1 more Traditional textiles edit About edit Advisors edit Edit Done Editing profile views followers Log In Log In with Facebook or Email Password Remember me on this computer or reset password Need an account Click here to sign up Reset Password Enter the email address you signed up with and we ll send

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