Professor Ronald Laura was educated at the Universities of Harvard, Cambridge and Oxford, where he completed his Doctoral Studies. He is Professor in Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has published over 40 books including Empathetic Education (1999), the New Social Disease: From High Tech Depersonalization to Survival of the Soul (2008), The Paradigm Shift in Health (2009), and publishing in excess of 300 scholarly articles. He teaches in the School of Education, offering subjects in the Philosophy of Education, Leadership Education and Health and Fitness Education. He is the creator of the now world renowned exercise system called Matrix Quick Fit (MQF).