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Brew master returns and Brewing Short Course approaches

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

Alumnus Paul Wyman (Post Graduate in Brewing, 2011) is crafting a special brew for GABS - warming up Degrees Brewery for ECU's upcoming Brewing Short Course.

Majority of young drivers use phones while driving, think they won't get caught

Monday, 09 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

Three-quarters (76 per cent) of young adults in Western Australia use their mobile phones while driving despite knowing it is illegal, new Edith Cowan University research has found.

$50m Cyber Security CRC open for business to close down cyber criminals

Thursday, 05 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

A new $50 million cyber security research centre will be based at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

Research finds travel, not money, motivates Gen Z hospitality workers

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

Generation Z could be the solution to chronic shortages in the hospitality industry. Our researchers are helping employers understand the motivations of young people, which are different from previous generations.

Five tips to help you make the most of reading to your children

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

Reading to your child is one of the most successful ways of instilling a love of reading in them. But in a recent study more than one-quarter of primary-school-aged respondents claimed they were never read to at home.

Why some migrant school students do better than their local peers (they're not 'just smarter')

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 News > News > 2018 > 04

Australians from some migrant backgrounds achieve better results than their local peers, according to recent reports on the academic performance of school students.

Neuroscientist brings US research to Perth

Thursday, 29 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

Neuroscientist Professor Dylan Edwards has been appointed as a Professorial Research Fellow.

Research probes why hotel workers steal

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 News > News > 2018 > 03

Research suggests the hotel industry has a culture that accepts and even encourages low-level theft.

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.

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