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ECU offers Industry Engagement PhD Scholarship in Natural Sciences

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 09

Are you thinking of furthering your career with a research degree and solving real world problems?

Valuable grant for ghost crab research

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 09

School of Natural Sciences Masters by Research Student Caitlin Rae has just received $5,500 from Landskills WA to investigate the abundance of ghost crabs on beaches in WA’s Mid-West.

Secrets of seagrass movement unlocked in new study

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 10

New research led by Edith Cowan University has found seagrasses are like the ocean’s hitchhikers travelling for hundreds or even thousands of kilometres across the sea.

Cyber defence a piece of cake for WA students

Friday, 19 September 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 09

High school students will be tasked with protecting credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computers as part of a cyber security competition being run by ECU’s Security Research Institute, Cisco and CERT Australia.

Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

Thursday, 18 September 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

Stunner doesn’t mind getting down and dirty

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

The Rainbow Bee-eater is a sight to behold, gracing the sky with its splendid plumage of dazzling golden, emerald, and sapphire plumage, and bright red eyes.

What secrets are you giving away?

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 09

Patryk Szewczyk will present a SIG Seminar on 4 November discussing remnant data on second hand memory cards, media response and how auction houses have reacted to the issue.

Pint-sized marsupial punches above its weight

Friday, 05 September 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

The fat-tailed dunnart might look cute but the mouse-sized marsupial’s harmless exterior belies a ferocious spirit – they’ve been known to kill snakes and other predators when cornered.

Just World Lecture

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Social Justice Research Centre > 2014 > 08

Monash University's Associate Professor Pamela Snow will present the Just World Lecture on 25 November at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

New prostate cancer study open for enrolment

Thursday, 21 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2014 > 08

Collaborating with Perth hospitals to investigate the role of exercise in counteracting sexual dysfunction following prostate cancer.

Melanoma: A Revolution in Treatments and Research

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Melanoma Research Group > 2014 > 08

Discover the latest melanoma treatments and research at a public lecture during National Science Week.

Congratulations Professor Ralph Martins

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Care > 2014 > 08

Professor Ralph Martins continues to work on enhancing the lives of people as they age.

Exercise hope for asbestos sufferers

Tuesday, 05 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2014 > 08

Carolyn McIntyre will investigate if exercise can improve the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma after securing a Cancer Council of WA Fellowship.

Team Dynamics: Cognitive Load and Team Mental Models

Monday, 04 August 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > ECU Security Research Institute > 2014 > 07

Professor Craig Speelman will present a SIG Seminar on 2 October discussing a new research project with the Security Research Institution that focuses on the human element in computer network security.

A Survivorship Action Partnership - Improving the quality of life of men after a cancer diagnosis

Monday, 28 July 2014 Faculties > Health, Engineering and Science > Research activity > Research news > Health and Wellness Institute > 2014 > 07

Movember funding for Institute to develop exercise support program for men with prostate cancer.

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