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Dr Joseph Mate


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5321, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO19.385
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5321  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO19.385  


Staff Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), Edith Cowan University, 2011 .


Recent Research Grants

  • Examining the variability of heat shock protein expression between genders during chronic and acute bouts of heat exposure,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2012 (Round 1),  2012,  $17,150.
  • The association between environmental stresses (UV, heat and chemicals) and melanoma incidence amongst staff at Telfer Gold Mine,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2011,  $158,456.
  • Field validation of a laboratory developed heat stress intervention in the Australian liquid natural gas sector,  Department of State Development,  Grant - Australia- China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund,  2010,  $59,210.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Mate, J., Oosthuizen, J., (2012), Global warming and heat stress among Western Australian mine, oil and gas workers. Environmental Health - Emerging Issues and Practice, 289-305, Rijeka, Croatia, DOI: 10.5772/34794.
  • Mate, J., Oosthuizen, J., (2011), Global Warming and Heat Stress Among Western Australian Mine, Oil and Gas Workers. Environmental Health - Emerging Issues and Practice, 289-306, Rijeka, Croatia, DOI: 10.5772/34794.

Journal Articles

  • Rizmanoska, N., Mate, J., (2013), UV radiation exposure among off-shore petroleum workers in Western Australia: a pilot study. Journal of Health & Safety, Research & Practice, 5(2), 13-17.
  • Kenny, G., Vierula, M., Mate, J., Beaulieu, F., Hardcastle, SG., Reardon, F., (2012), A field evaluation of the physiological demands of miners in Canada's deep mechanized mines. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 9(8), 491-501, DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2012.693880.
  • Siegel, R., Mate, J., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., (2011), The influence of ice slurry ingestion on maximal voluntary contraction following exercise-induced hyperthermia. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 111(10), 2517-2524, Germany, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-011-1876-5.
  • Siegel, R., Mate, J., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., (2011), Pre-cooling with ice slurry ingestion leads to similar run times to exhaustion in the heat as cold water immersion. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(2), 1-11, London, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2011.625968.
  • Siegel, R., Mate, J., Brearley, M., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., (2010), Ice slurry ingestion increases core temperature capacity and running time in the heat. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 42(4), 717-725, United States, DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0b013e3181bf257a.
  • Siegel, R., Mate, J., Brearley, M., Watson, G., Nosaka, K., Laursen, P., (2009), Ice Slurry Ingestion Increases Core Temperature Capacity and Running Time in the Heat. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Epub ahead of print(Epub ahead of print), Epub ahead of print.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Public Health,  Causes And Effects Of Physical Injuries To Prison Officers Employed In Environments Of High Risk And High Need Offender Management In Western Australia.
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