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Friday, 24 October 2014

Cyber security: humans are largely the problem

When people think about cyber and information security they often think about anti-virus software and firewalls; however, according to an information security expert from the University of Adelaide, organisations would become a lot more secure if employers invested in more security-related training for staff.

Dr Malcolm Pattison says until recently, research into information security (electronic and physical data security) focused on computers, software, data communications and policies, and while these are important, the human aspect was largely overlooked.

"While high-quality hardware and software plays a critical role in the security of an organisation, there is now a growing body of research that suggests the behaviours of computer users can be one of the biggest threats to an organisation's information security," says Dr Pattinson, a research fellow in the University of Adelaide's Business School. [Full Story]

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Showcasing technology ingenuity of the future

University of Adelaide students studying engineering and other technology-related degrees will reveal their ingenuity and talent in a free public exhibition. [Full Story]

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Improving care for babies at risk

A University of Adelaide researcher has been named the 2014 Young Investigator of the Year for South Australia, for her work to improve blood and fluid transfusions for babies in neonatal intensive care. [Full Story]

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Right environment could improve stem cell therapies

Stem cell therapies are being hailed as a potential cure for many major health conditions, but there is much still to learn about the highly complex environments needed to optimise these therapies, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide. [Full Story]

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Early intervention could boost education levels

Taking steps from an early age to improve childhood education skills could raise overall population levels of academic achievement by as much as 5%, and reduce socioeconomic inequality in education by 15%, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide. [Full Story]

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Adelaide in 1914
Monday, 27 October 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014
Rare Books & Special Collections, Level 1, Barr Smith Library

Inaugural Lecture: Professor Alastair Burt
Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Napier G04, North Terrace Campus

Ingenuity 2014: An exhibition of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
Thursday, 30 October 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Adelaide Convention Centre

Cultural Conversation - Women, Science and the Waite
Thursday, 30 October 2014, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Charles Hawker Centre, Waite Campus

Research 21 Series - The Relevance of Hannah Arendt: On Judgement and Responsibility Presented by Peter Burdon
Thursday, 30 October 2014, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Napier G03, North Terrace Campus

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