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Special Interest Group Seminars - Semester 2, 2015

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 07

Details of the Security Research Institute's Special Interest Group Seminars for Semester 2, 2015.

BYOD: Herding cats and stable doors, or a catastrophe waiting to happen?

Friday, 24 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 07

Krishnun Sansurooah will present a SIG Seminar on 17 August discussing the problems and challenges of BYOD in environments with stringent privacy and security requirements.

Prominent USA coach hosted by the Institute

Thursday, 23 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 07

Professor Rob Newton welcomed Philadelphia Eagles NFL Coach Mr Josh Hingst to the Health and Wellness Institute last week.

The 52nd Annual AMSA conference “Estuaries to Oceans”

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 07

ECU marine scientists present their research at national conference.

12th Annual AMSA student workshop

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 07

ECU well represented as marine science students present their research at Rottnest Island.

Dredging: not a colourful outlook for seagrass growth

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 07

Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research student grant win supports light quality research on seagrasses.

Australia could become a leader in cybersecurity research

Friday, 10 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 07

ECU's Security Research Institute is recognised as a world leader in cybersecurity research. The Institute's Director Professor Craig Valli says Australia has a bigger role to play on the world stage.

ECU tech project take on the best in Australia

Monday, 06 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 07

Two ECU ICT projects will represent WA at the national iAwards later this year after being named state finalists at the prestigious WAiTTA Incite Awards.

It takes a special kind of cyclist to win the Tour de France

Friday, 03 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research > 2015 > 07

To win the Tour de France a competitor has to be a rare breed indeed ECU researchers Chris Abbiss and Paolo Menaspà take a look at what's required.

Prescribing exercise to fight disease

Thursday, 02 July 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 07

Professor Rob Newton will talk about fighting chronic disease with exercise at the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series event.

Generation “Like”: Social media and the implications for privacy and identify theft

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 06

Karen Stones will present a SIG Seminar on 31 July in which she will discuss social media and privacy and the potential for identity theft.

Cyber Security of Critical Infrastructure: Are our traffic lights at risk?

Sunday, 14 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 06

Dr Mike Johnstone will present a SIG Seminar on 7 July in which he examines the potential for cyber-attack on the systems that control traffic lights, highlighting key risks and suggest mitigation strategies against this form of cyber-attack.

Professor Daniel Galvão delivers significant presentation at AUA Conference, New Orleans

Thursday, 04 June 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 06


Professor Galvão highlights the past 10 years research on exercise and prostate cancer at ECU.

Exercise regime boosts fight against deadly mesothelioma

Friday, 29 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2015 > 05

ECU Health and Wellness Institute’s Dr Carolyn McIntyre will lead a three-year study in effectiveness of exercise improving the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma.

Perth arsonists put lizards at risk

Thursday, 21 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2015 > 05

More species of reptile call Perth home than any city in the world but arsonists are putting our scaly citizens at risk according to new ECU research.

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