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Research grant to ease prostate cancer side effects by improving gut health

Friday, 08 December 2017 News > News > 2017 > 12

Researchers will examine if exercise can improve the gut health of men undergoing treatment for Prostate Cancer thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Prostate Foundation of Australia.

Aussie owls fall foul of rat poisons

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 News > News > 2017 > 12

Lethal toxins from commercial rat poisons (rodenticides) have been found in more than 70 per cent of Australia’s smallest and most common owl species, the Southern Boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae).

Holiday opening hours 2017-18

Monday, 04 December 2017 News > News > 2017 > 12

Opening hours for future, current and graduating student services will change over the Christmas-New Year break.

ECU welcomes new Innovation Hub to Joondalup

Friday, 01 December 2017 News > News > 2017 > 12

ECU’s Joondalup Campus has been announced as the location of the Western Australian Government’s first Innovation Hub.

Study into how exercise can delay or avoid prostate cancer surgery awarded NHMRC project grant

Thursday, 30 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

A project examining if exercise can help men delay or even avoid the need for invasive treatments for prostate cancer has received almost $600,000 from the Federal Government.

Top teachers thanked

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

ECU graduates were among those outstanding teachers honored at the WA Education Awards.

Protecting wearable devices, brainware devices and the cloud

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

How to protect data collected by wearable technology is among the topics that will be covered at the 2017 Security Research Institute Security Congress.

ECU appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Edith Cowan University has appointed Professor Caroline Finch as its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research).

Broadcasting careers begin

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Five graduating students from Edith Cowan University’s (ECU's) Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting are off to Sydney next year to kick off their broadcasting careers.

'App gap' creates new digital divide among young children

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Researchers are concerned about a growing app gap where digital-savvy toddlers with access to educational apps may be more school-ready than their counterparts.

Internet connected toys and science teaching under spotlight with $700,000 in research funding

Friday, 10 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Projects examining the internet of toys and improving the way science teachers engage with their students will share in more the $700,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council.

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Thursday, 09 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

There are thousands of health supplements on the market that claim to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance. Dr Kristina Kendall examines the scientific evidence behind these claims and outlines which supplements actually work and which to avoid.

Sri Lankan athletes the big winners from partnership with ECU

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Renowned for their competitiveness on the cricket pitch, Australia and Sri Lanka are setting aside their rivalry in a new project that aims to boost Sri Lanka’s wider sporting abilities on the world stage.

ECU makes strategic appointment in defence

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 News > News > 2017 > 11

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has appointed senior Australian Defence Force officer Dr Andrew Dowse AO to lead the University’s push into the defence sector.

Green vegetables linked with better heart health

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

We know that eating vegetables is good for us. But now new research has shown that vegetables high in nitrate can greatly reduce your chances of dying from heart disease and stroke.

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