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Coping with exams as easy as 1,2,3

Thursday, 03 November 2016 News > News > 2016 > 11

End of year exams can put a lot of pressure on students, as well as their parents. Resilience expert Dr Mandie Shean has three tips for parents to help their children navigate this stressful period.

Key role for ECU in $2.5m cancer research centre

Monday, 31 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

Survivors of prostate cancer will be the big winners from a new research centre that will bring together Australia’s top prostate cancer experts.

Funding boost for melanoma mission

Thursday, 27 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

A blood test that can detect melanoma early and also improve the way it is treated is on the way to the clinic thanks to a major grant to ECU's Melanoma Research Group.

ECU Media Newsletter - 25 October 2016

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

This edition includes experts on nursing assistants, Halloween, Perth's pub rock scene and Bluetooth as a cyber law enforcement tool.

Nursing assistants provide little help

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

The addition of nursing assistants to hospital wards does not improve patient outcomes, according to new research from ECU's School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The science of surviving Halloween

Friday, 21 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

There’s less than two weeks until Run For It! kicks off at ECU’s Joondalup Campus. To help you outwit the freaky characters you could encounter on the terrifying course, our researchers offer three tips, each backed by real science.

New research centre to put Perth on metabolomics map

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

By looking at the basic chemical changes in humans and other lifeforms using big data and AI algorithms we're hoping to tackle some of the biggest problems facing the world from cancer treatment to monitoring threatened ecosystems.

Saving lives is in her blood

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

Professor Mel Ziman will explain in the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series how a new melanoma blood test could save hundreds of lives.

Can you use Hollywood makeup to train paramedics?

Thursday, 13 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

Realistic injuries and Hollywood style makeup are being used to simulate life on the job for ECU paramedicine students.

Stress hormone implicated in Alzheimer’s disease

Thursday, 13 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

A potential link between high levels of the stress hormone cortisol and Alzheimer’s disease has been found in new research.

ECU Media Newsletter - 10 October 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

The ECU media newsletter is distributed every two weeks. This edition includes experts on clowns, cyber security, entrepreneurship in the arts and workplace safety.

Disability no barrier to joining the team

Friday, 07 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 09

The benefits of playing team sport for children with cerebral palsy will be examined in a new research project.

Seaweed-free beaches predicted as ocean temperatures rise

Thursday, 06 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 10

Climate change could put an end to rotting, stinking seaweed on our beaches but while it sounds great, it's definitely not good news.

Electrifying new festival to illuminate Joondalup

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 News > News > 2016 > 09

For four nights in November, buildings around central Joondalup will light up as part of the Kaleidoscope Festival.

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