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Kinect the key to in-home monitoring

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

A student research project is using the built-in motion detection features of a popular games console to provide a low-cost, 24-hour home monitoring system for the sick, elderly or those with a disability.

Social media a threat to fair trial

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

Social media poses a serious threat to Australia’s justice system, according to Edith Cowan University’s Head of School of Law and Justice, Professor Anne Wallace.

Do 457 visas give SMEs a stamp of approval?

Tuesday, 09 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

Are migrant workers on 457 visas turning down the chance to work for resources industry giants and instead choosing employment with smaller firms? This question is the focus of a new study by Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers.

Harassed women work harder: study

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 03

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the University of New England has found women experience more rude and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace, but they tolerated it by working harder.

New approach to tackle covert bullying in schools

Friday, 15 March 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 03

Teachers and parents have been so effective in reducing bullying behaviour in schools that it has gone ‘underground’, with young people who bully turning to covert methods to avoid detection.

Women through the looking glass

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 02

Australian artist Brooke Zeligman has used more than 80 handmade glass and mixed media objects to explore the roles of women in modern society in her newest exhibition, opening on International Women’s Day.

ECU versus Monash: the rematch

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 02

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) motorsport team is looking to settle a score when they take on the reigning champions from Monash University at a unique racing event at Barbagallo Raceway on 14 -15 February.

Search and destroy lasers used in the fight against weeds

Friday, 08 February 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 02

Laser technology developed in Western Australia is set to change the way farmers target and eliminate weeds, reducing herbicide use by up to 75 per cent while also eliminating the need to blanket spray crops.

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