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Bank of mum and dad closed for many

Friday, 23 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

Young people hoping to get some help from their parents to break into the property market may have to think again with new research showing four in ten Australians don't believe parents should give their children money for a deposit.

Are they born with it?

Friday, 23 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

What is it that separates elite athletes, musicians and scientists from the rest of us? Professor Zach Hambrick will answer this question in his free public lecture.

People with disabilities excluded from sharing economy

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

While technologies such as Airbnb and Uber are designed for convenience, their lack of regulations mean people with disabilities are being left out of the sharing economy.

Research finds major carbon emissions from Shark Bay heat wave

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

ECU researchers, along with international collaborators, have determined that the 2010/11 marine heatwave at Shark Bay released up to nine million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Do we need a Chinese version of Crocodile Dundee?

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

New research suggests that Australia should target second and third-tier cities in China and foster stronger cross-cultural links to increase tourism.

Research finds we all have a unique gaze

Monday, 12 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

Are you an eye-gazer, a mouth-gazer or something in between? New research from ECU's School of Arts and Humanities has tracked where our eyes go in face-to-face conversations and found we don't lock eyes nearly as often as we think.

Sugary drink intake raises red flags in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health review

Wednesday, 07 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

More evidence of the association of high intakes of sugary drinks with poor health outcomes, particularly in children, have been found in a new review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ nutrition.

WA Tourism Push Needs More Beer

Monday, 05 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

Craft beer is booming in Australia and New Zealand. As part of ongoing research, Nevil Alexander and Dr Abel Duarte Alonso from ECU's School of Business and Law look at how it can be used in tourism.

ECU earns top 100 seed for sports research

Thursday, 01 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

ECU has been named in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject for sports science, education and psychology.

Why do people intentionally injure themselves

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

For the family and friends of people who self-injure, as well as the doctors and services that try to support them, a key question is often: why do they do it?

Research finds possible mechanism between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease

Monday, 26 February 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

Poor sleep and particular genetic variations in Aquaporin-4 (AQP4) proteins have been linked to a build-up of beta-amyloid – the main component of amyloid plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer’s disease patients.

Research finds small business owners unprepared to retire

Friday, 23 February 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

Small business owners and sole traders are not prepared financially for retirement, a new report from ECU's School of Business and Law has found.

High protein diet, low Alzheimer’s risk

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

Eating protein rich food such as meat and legumes could cut your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease new research has found.

Australia falling behind in psychedelic science revolution

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 News > News > 2018 > 02

Australia risks being left behind in the psychedelic science revolution.

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