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School of Natural Sciences, Postgraduate Student Inaugural Symposium

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 05

Discover the important research currently being undertaken by postgraduate students at the School of Natural Sciences, Postgraduate Student Inaugural Symposium. Register to attend on Friday, 19 June 2015 from 8.30am at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

Two new papers advance our understanding of Huntington’s disease

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

A rare genetically-transmitted neurodegenerative condition affecting over 2,000 Australians, research at ECU has contributed significantly to understanding Huntington’s disease.

Puzzle of sub-tidal systems unravelled by ECU researchers

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine April 2014 > 2014 > 04

Understanding the mechanisms behind carbon transfer within coastal seascapes.

Dieback devastates south-west bird communities

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine April 2014 > 2014 > 04

Dieback in south-west causing loss of flower species, negatively impacts on bird communities.

Looking at the health of the bay

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2012 > 08

ECU researchers monitor impacts of agriculture urbanisation on health of seagrass meadows in Geographe Bay.

BioGENEius finalist returns home

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care > 2011 > 07

ECU-mentored Perth Modern student, Ailsa Brown, recently particpated in theInternational BioGENEius Challenge.

‘Force strength’ could indicate bone health in ballet dancers

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine April 2014 > 2014 > 04

Investigating ballet dancers' bone health to understand the long associate risk of bone stress injury.

New brick-making method would reduce mine waste

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine April 2015 > 2015 > 04

Researchers develop a cost effective means to make bricks from iron ore tailings.

Safety and efficacy of resistance exercise in prostate cancer patients with bone metastases

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > Health and Wellness Institute > 2013 > 08

World first trial in cancer patients with bone metastatic disease published.

Future is bright for Occupational Therapy courses

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2013 > 11

ECU's Occupational Therapy programs get full accreditation until end of 2018.

Counselling critical for laid-off workers

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

The classical response to being laid off by an employer begins with shock, moves through distress and ends with fatalism. Research shows a very different picture in China.

Challenges of global warming demand rigorous planning

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine November 2014 > 2014 > 11

By 2080, global warming models suggest the south-west will be 2-4 degrees warmer and get 20 per cent less rain. Planning is needed to avoid a huge loss of flora and fauna.

Hepatitis B epidemic demands urgent public health policy changes

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine May 2013 > 2013 > 05

An estimated two billion people world-wide are infected with Hepatitis B.

Climate survival: It’s an open and shut case for plants

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2013 > 2013 > 08

Faced with a drier climate, some plant species will succeed and some will fail.

Edith Cowan University raises more than $5,000 for melanoma research

Monday, 25 May 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Melanoma Research Group > 2010 > 06

ECU raised more than $5,000 for melanoma research thanks to a Sex and the City 2 fundraising event held at Grand Cinemas, Joondalup.

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