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ECU set to host international conference exploring children and the internet

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

How social media is birthing a new generation of child stars, immobile children using mobile devices, and vlogging of family life are just some of the topics up for discussion at an international conference investigating children and the internet.

Asia Pacific health security comes into focus

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

ECU researchers will be part of a multi-million dollar research project aimed at improving the health system of Fiji to combat deadly waterborne diseases.

ECU a top 100 university in the Asia-Pacific

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

ECU has jumped nine places to be named at 87 in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific University Rankings 2018.

Computer science expert joins ECU

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

Professor David Suter has joined ECU’s School of Science as a Professorial Research Fellow in the area of computer vision and machine learning.

Study finds food insecurity in Australia worse than reported

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

The true extent of ‘hidden hunger’ in Australia may be higher than previously thought, suggests new research by Edith Cowan University (ECU).

New Joondalup brain lab aims to get people moving

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

A new lab that aims to help people who have suffered neurological damage get moving again has been set up in Joondalup.

App takes bite out of food waste

Thursday, 21 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

A smartphone app has been developed to make it easier for food businesses to donate their excess stock to charity.

Blood test better than a poke in the eye

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

People diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer will no longer face the prospect of having a needle inserted into their eye thanks to a new blood test.

Cyber security partnership to protect WA’s critical assets

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

Edith Cowan University will partner with the WA Government in a new agreement aiming to better secure WA’s public sector.

ECU doubles up in WA technology awards

Monday, 18 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

Projects that will improve WA school kids’ skills in fractions and their knowledge of cyber security have won ECU two prestigious technology excellence awards.

How to win the World Cup

Thursday, 14 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

We will have to wait to see who wins the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but sports science can help shed some light on how it will be won.

Bone scans get to heart of the matter

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

Bone density scans that are routinely performed to identify the risk of fractures could also give and early warning for heart attacks and strokes new research has found.

Perth set to host first comic art festival

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

The popularity of Marvel-inspired blockbusters in recent years may suggest a revival of comics, but they have never gone away, say the organisers of a comics festival to be held at ECU later this month.

ECU welcomes two new international experts in personalised medicine

Friday, 08 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

Edith Cowan University has played a key role in attracting two UK-based, world-leading researchers to WA to boost the State’s capabilities in the area of phenomics.

Families fall through gap in ice research

Tuesday, 05 June 2018 News > News > 2018 > 06

The families of methamphetamine users are an untapped resources that could aid in their treatment and recovery a new discussion paper argues.

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