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Teen access to online pornography under the spotlight

Monday, 10 December 2018

The emotional impact of teenagers’ access to online sexual content will be investigated by Edith Cowan University (ECU) in a bid to provide harm reduction strategies.

Battle of the sexes key in marketing to China

Thursday, 29 November 2018

Understanding gender and generational differences within the Chinese population is key to cashing in on Australia’s biggest tourism market, according to new research from Edith Cowan University

Who’s groping who in nightclubs these days?

Thursday, 29 November 2018

It is more socially acceptable for women to be 'handsy' in a nightclubs than men, new research has found.

WA's abalone reminds migrants of home

Monday, 26 November 2018

For four days every summer Perth’s beaches are teeming with Asian immigrants eager to catch their share of abalone, but what’s really behind the fascination?

Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by years, new research has found.

Seagrass unexpected protector of marine history

Friday, 02 November 2018

Seagrass meadows are safeguarding shipwrecks off of the Australian coast, with Edith Cowan University researchers likening them to security vaults for priceless cultural artefacts.

Fresh purpose for agricultural waste

Monday, 22 October 2018

Canola stalks and lupin straw can be used to filter lead from wastewater, new research has found.

Mentoring as a tool against African youth crime

Monday, 08 October 2018

Peer mentoring programs may prevent crime and violence among African youth, according to the early findings of new ECU research.

Lawyers have unhealthy concerns about weight

Thursday, 04 October 2018

An obsession with their body weight and shape could be contributing to the elevated stress levels of lawyers and law students, according to new research.

Metal invention strips impurities from wastewater

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Researchers have developed a crystalline alloy that can strip impurities from wastewater in just minutes.

Brussels sprouts and broccoli linked with lower fall risk in elderly

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Eating Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage or broccoli can help older people avoid falls, new research has found.

Parole’s rap sheet up for debate at ECU Research Week

Friday, 31 August 2018

How, when and why should we be releasing criminals back into the community and what does the community think about parole?

Preparing paramedics with VR

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Virtual Reality is being used to train and prepare the next generation of paramedics to respond to mass casualty events such as terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

School systems failing gifted students – expert

Monday, 13 August 2018

There's a lot more we can be doing to help the best and brightest students achieve  their potential according to Dr Eileen Slater.

Research to examine impact of Revenge porn

Thursday, 02 August 2018

Volunteers are needed for a study that will examine the experiences and consequences for women who have been victims of image-based abuse.

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