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Cancer crusaders recognised

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Research projects using exercise to improve cancer treatments in prostate, breast and bone cancers have received funding from the Cancer Council WA.

Research finds possible mechanism between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

New research suggests poor sleep and particular genetic variations in AQP4 proteins increases amyloid in the brain and potentially raises your risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Research questions self-harm as cry for help

Monday, 29 January 2018

A new review finds that most people who self-harm do it to relieve emotional distress.

Research shows mining boom added $4.8 billion to WA dining sector

Monday, 08 January 2018

The Western Australian mining boom added $4.8 billion to the state’s dining industry between 2004 and 2015, Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found.

3MT winner top of the class

Monday, 30 October 2017

Improving how we teach very young children, the design of wheelchairs and ‘eccentric’ exercise were all topics covered in the Three Minute Thesis competition held as part of Research Week 2017.

Gut feeling: Mindful menus for the microbiome

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The ECU Nutrition Research Team lead by Professor Amanda Devine and Dr Claus Christophersen have recently translated their research showing benefits of eating resistant starch into a 14 day menu that was featured by Shalin on ABC TV Ask the Doctor, and have now created a cookbook.

New app a game changer for learning fractions

Monday, 03 July 2017

A new maths game developed by ECU and St Stephen's School has improved primary school students’ knowledge of fractions by more than 10 per cent over their classmates according to new research.

Turning Hazelwood's empty coal mine into a lake could help heal mining towns

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Turning the old Hazelwood coal mine into a recreational lake will be a challenge, but it could provide an economic boost for the area.

Ethical supervisors are the elusive spark of students’ prosocial behaviour

Wednesday, 22 March 2017 Centres > Office of Research and Innovation > News and events > Office of Research and Innovation > 2017 > 03

Researchers have examined whether ethical supervisors could have a positive influence on the behaviour of their students.

A fatty liver could break your heart

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 Centres > Office of Research and Innovation > News and events > Office of Research and Innovation > 2016 > 10

A researcher who has found that a change in diet can drastically reduce build-up of dangerous fat on people’s livers has won ECU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

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