On Your Bike!

UON Central Coast PhD student Andrew Novak is doing just that with his research within the Exercise and Sport Science department at the University’s Ourimbah campus. “I’m looking at the physiology and skill components of Olympic distance and cross country mountain biking and how this differs from traditional road and track cycling.” Originally from Narrabri, […]

RESEARCH: Plain cigarette packs impact taste and prove less appealing to smokers

At the University of Newcastle we have conducted studies of the impact of the plain cigarette packs on smokers’ ratings of appeal and perceptions of the product. We have found that plain packs are rated by long-term smokers as less appealing and attractive. The participants of our research also said that they had noticed deterioration in the quality of tobacco. They also reported that they now struggled to tell the difference between the tastes of different cigarette brands now that packs all looked the same.