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Global Security PLuS, a new think tank that mines the expertise of three of the world’s leading universities to identify and respond to threats in global security, was launched at UNSW on 19 July 2017 with a one day symposium and industry showcase. A symposium featured research from UNSW, Arizona State University and Kings College London experts.  An inaugural student research prize was also awarded at this event. 



Jacinta Carroll, Head of Counterterrorism, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Professor Raina MacIntyre from UNSW Sydney (Biosecurity lead) discusses challenges in biosecurity.

Professor Luca Viganò (Cybersecurity lead) Department of Informatics, King's College London


Professor Jeff Kubiak, Senior Fellow, Center on the Future of War, Arizona State University

A/Professor Brian Gerber, Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, Arizona State University

Professor George Williams Dean, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales


Professor Anthony Burke (War and Terrorism lead) , School of Humanities and Social Sciences UNSW Canberra

Vinita Chanan - Director, PLuS Alliance, UNSW Sydney

Prof. Maurice Pagnucco, School of Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney


Prof. Dave White, School of Community Resources and Development, Arizona State University

Paul Ramadge - Managing Director, The PLuS Alliance

A/ Prof David J Heslop, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW Sydney


Sarah Whittaker - Gilbey, Project Manager, PLuS Alliance, King's College London

Wesley Herche - Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University

A/Prof. Lyria Bennett Moses – Law, UNSW Sydney


A/Prof Matthew Scotch - Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University

Prof. Alex Broom - School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney

Professor Greg Austin, Australian Centre for Cyber Security, UNSW Canberra