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Control Systems: Cyber Security Training Course

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 11

A 5-day training course designed to meet the needs of security professionals.

Cisco and ECU partner to research IoT - as networks expand into everyday life

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 11

ECU’s Security Research Institute and Cisco are working together to research the emergent security issues with the rapidly expanding Internet of Things (IoT). 

Android device data security workshop – Thursday, 27 November

Monday, 17 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 11

Is your android device keeping your data safe?

Cyber security awareness still lacking

Thursday, 13 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 11

A leading Australian business figure has called for greater community awareness of cyber security issues as it is a problem that now affects everyone.

Parks are important, but ‘useable’ parks aid health

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

They might be green and leafy, but not all parks are created equal, according to a new ECU study that examines the usability of green spaces in suburban Perth. 

Intervention can spell the change in language recovery

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

Two out of every five who experience stroke suffer from aphasia, affecting their language skills and they struggle to find or express words.

Composites open up a new world of 3D printing

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

The world of manufacturing with 3D printers is about to enter a new phase, as researchers like Associate Professor Laichang Zhang explore the properties and potential of composite materials.

Alzheimer’s disease is slowly revealing its secrets

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

In the future the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease may be diagnosed by a cheap and simple blood test.

Gopher purchasers often scoot over the details

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

Increased popularity of mobility scooters has also lead to an increase in death and injury among scooter users.

National network proposed for cancer researchers

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

ECU’s leadership in identifying, characterising and enumerating blood markers for melanoma a cornerstone in new collaborative network focusing on circulating tumour cells.

Nurses hold key to breaking aphasia silence

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

Imagine waking in a hospital bed in a country where you speak little of the language — and your carers don’t really understand you.

If you have to stretch, don’t stop

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

Understanding why stretching reduces the amount of force muscles that can produce.

Water treatment research is bubbling along

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

Researchers are looking to make drinkable water from sources that would otherwise be unfit for human consumption.

Two new papers advance our understanding of Huntington’s disease

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

A rare genetically-transmitted neurodegenerative condition affecting over 2,000 Australians, research at ECU has contributed significantly to understanding Huntington’s disease.

Challenges of global warming demand rigorous planning

Friday, 07 November 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

By 2080, global warming models suggest the south-west will be 2-4 degrees warmer and get 20 per cent less rain. Planning is needed to avoid a huge loss of flora and fauna.

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