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Running scared for Halloween

Thursday, 19 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

Have you ever wondered how to escape from a hoard of zombies or a vengeful ghost? ECU researchers share their tips for creepy critters that will take over Joondalup Campus for the Run for it!

The changing face(book) of the family photo album

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

Social media sites have made sharing precious family photos quicker and easier than ever before. But with around 1 billion people uploading images to Facebook each week this convenience could come at a price.

Science or Snake Oil: do men need sperm health supplements?

Monday, 09 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

The producers of the male fertility supplement Menevit claim it promotes sperm health. But Dr Kristina Kendall argues that eating healthier, getting enough exercise and cutting down on alcohol are all better ways to improve your sperm health.

3MT winner top of the class

Monday, 09 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

Improving how we teach very young children, the design of wheelchairs and ‘eccentric’ exercise were all topics covered in the Three Minute Thesis competition held as part of Research Week 2017.

Maggie and Ralph's Recipe for Life

Monday, 09 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

Professor Ralph Martins has teamed up with Maggie Beer to produce a cookbook to help keep your brain healthy.

Not enough racial diversity in Perth day care centres' books

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

Books in some Perth childcare centres do not reflect the racial diversity of Australian society, the majority containing only caucasian characters according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

Morning sickness affects expectant fathers too

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 News > News > 2017 > 10

The plight of pregnant women suffering severe morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum has been brought to the fore with the struggles of Princess Kate, however, little is known about how these conditions affect expectant fathers.

Mansplaining Australian cities – we can do something about that

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

How are women's voices missing from the design of buildings and planning of our cities? ECU's Professor Kerry Brown and Dr Dorothy Wardale explain what we can do about it.

Awesome foursome recognised for outstanding teaching

Monday, 25 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

Four ECU academics have been named as among the best teachers in Australia in this year’s 2017 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

ECU to lead $50m cyber security centre

Sunday, 24 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

Edith Cowan University has welcomed the announcement of a $50 million Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) that is expected to position Western Australia as the nation’s new centre for cyber research and capacity building.

Face ID and iOS 11: a few lingering security questions about the new iPhone X

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

Apple recently unveiled its latest generation of smartphone, the iPhone X. ECU's Dr Wencheng Yang and Dr Guanglou Zheng discuss security concerns around the world's best known smartphone.

Short films bring students to the edge

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

A group of ECU film students have travelled more than 14,000kms to the other side of the world to complete their short film assignment.

ECU announces advertising appointments

Friday, 15 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has reappointed 303MullenLowe as its preferred supplier for all brand, traditional and digital marketing services.

Country kids face food challenges

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

More than 20 per cent of kids in regional and remote WA worry about getting enough food to eat according to Australian-first research.

Jamie’s Ministry of Food West Australian Mobile Kitchen at home in Mount Lawley for 7 weeks

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 News > News > 2017 > 09

Jamie’s Ministry of Food West Australian mobile kitchen is heading to Mount Lawley for the first time. The program is delivered by The Good Foundation and supported by Edith Cowan University as part of a three year partnership which provides funding to support the delivery of the program throughout Western Australia.

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