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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.

Pine invasion threatens South West native forests

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Logging plantations need to switch from exotic pines to eucalypts to protect native forests.

ECU welcomes Phillip Holley to business growth role

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has appointed Phillip Holley to play a key role in pursuing the University’s ambitious growth targets, which include a 25 per cent increase in student numbers by 2021.

Evidence shows backpacking really can improve your life

Monday, 28 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Forget the slacker stereotype, backpacking is good for your confidence, money management, world view and more.

Why your goals may be making you miserable

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

In an age where we are constantly juggling different goals across work, leisure and other commitments, researchers have found pursuing goals that are at odds with each other could be a recipe for unhappiness.

Client data potentially at risk due to lawyers’ lack of cybersecurity

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Confidential and highly sensitive client data is at risk of exposure according to the authors of new research on the cyber security practices of lawyers.

What students (really) want

Thursday, 17 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Structure, discipline and good relationships are what students want from their teachers according to new research.

Students embrace maths games, schools lag behind

Thursday, 17 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

The results are in: educational video games improve children’s mental maths skills. But WA schools have been slow to adopt new technology in the classroom.

Four new species of a tiny, blind crustacean you’ll never see

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Researchers from Edith Cowan University have discovered four new species of tiny, blind crustaceans in aquifers beneath the Pilbara Region in remote Western Australia.

Why your smartphone may soon start scanning your veins

Monday, 14 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

Forget passwords and fingerprint scans - ECU research is making what's inside your body the key to security access on devices.

Vale Dr David Goodall AM

Friday, 11 May 2018 News > News > 2018 > 05

It is with great sadness ECU marks the passing of Dr David Goodall AM.

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