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Belridge students work to the max!

Friday, 04 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Exercise and Health Sciences > 2015 > 09

Students from Belridge Senior High School’s Year 11 Physical Education Studies course recently participated in an exercise physiology laboratory run through the School of Exercise and Health Sciences Human Performance Centre.

Data from the Missing Voices project presented at the Stroke 2015 conference in Melbourne

Friday, 04 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Psychology and Social Science > 2015 > 09

Investigators from the Missing Voices project team presented data collected during the project at the combined SMART STROKES and Stroke Society of Australasia conference in September.

Pattern identification using data mining tools

Thursday, 03 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > ECU Security Research Institute > 2015 > 09

Priya Rabadia will present a SIG Seminar on 24 September discussing data mining methods that could be used for early intrusion detection.

Oceans’ tiniest inhabitants make a big difference

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 09

They produce half the world’s oxygen and help offset climate change but there’s a huge amount we don’t know about these tiny, mysterious creatures. But a new ECU project hopes to change that.

Professional Development opportunities in Natural Sciences

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 09

Professional development activities to enhance your knowledge, skills and expertise in environmental management between September and November 2015.

Elite surfers have the edge for international selection

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

Researchers set out to discover what physiological and performance differences set elite surfers apart when competing for selection.

The Missing Voices project team support Brain Injury Awareness Week 2015

Monday, 31 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > School of Psychology and Social Science > 2015 > 08

Speech Pathology research project coordinator Meaghan McAllister and stroke survivor Mr Chris McGibbon have donned blue beanies in support of Brain Injury Awareness Week.

Energy density, dairy ‘not associated with increased obesity risk’

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

Some people steer away from the cheese aisle, thinking that this will help reduce their risk of obesity. Yet the evidence for this notion is more limited than many might think.

Fishing catch research pinpoints best assessment method

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

ECU researchers are working on tools to improve future fishing management and conservation by developing effective geostatistical methods with which to model the spatial distributions of recreational fishing catch rates.

Melanoma mystery could lie in PAX3

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

Every square millimetre of your skin has thousands of what are called melanocytes – cells that produce the pigment found in your skins, eyes and hair.

Forensic reports pose ethical dilemmas

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

The tools used by psychologists are imperfect so we have to be careful how we use them and careful in how we report our findings so the courts are aware of those concerns.

Benefits of palliative care warrant earlier introduction

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

Improvements in nutrition and healthcare see us living longer, but we are more likely to have multiple life-threatening conditions by the time we die. Our healthcare system has yet to adapt to this new paradigm.

Blood biomarkers aid in Alzheimer’s battle

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

Local researchers are developing an effective low-cost screening tool to facilitate Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis for the first time by analysing different combinations of proteins in blood.

Teaching new tricks: Sustainable dietary change for the elderly

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

In the long and costly struggle against dementia, as the world’s population increases and ages, nutrition education appears to offer a relatively cheap and lasting method of intervention among those approaching the risk zone - our community’s seniors.

Study shines light on triathlete strategy

Friday, 28 August 2015 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > News and events > COHESION Magazine > Articles > COHESION Magazine August 2015 > 2015 > 08

When a triathlete prepares for the gruelling race ahead, the strategies they develop for how they will swim, cycle and ride the distance ahead can be influential on their performance.

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