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City kids exposed to more airborne metals than Pilbara counterparts

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 04

Research by Edith Cowan University has found children in dusty areas of Western Australia’s Pilbara region had overall lower exposure to potentially harmful dust particles than children in Perth.

Turning guns into art

Thursday, 10 April 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 04

Guns, knives and other weapons will be reincarnated for a positive benefit in an upcoming art exhibition to be held at Edith Cowan University.

ECU media newsletter - 3 April

Thursday, 03 April 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 04

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes experts on Game of Thrones, gaming and flight MH370.

Melanoma research receives funding boost

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 03

Edith Cowan University melanoma researcher Dr Elin Gray will investigate how to better target treatment for cancer patients after being awarded a $750,000 research fellowship.

From times-tables to tablets

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 03

Most children would rather play video games than memorise their times tables, but thanks to an app developed by Edith Cowan University researchers now they can do both at the same time.

ECU media newsletter - 19 March 2014

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 03

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes experts on BikeWeek, melanoma testing, dieback and depression risks for health workers.

ECU media newsletter - 6 March 2014

Thursday, 13 March 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 03

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes expert comment on sports supplements, Nyoongar seasons, WA cruise ship infrastructure and a ban on sugary drinks.

ECU students making Fremantle happy

Thursday, 13 March 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 03

Edith Cowan University (ECU) students will unleash their creativity and innovation on Fremantle in a new initiative which aims to provide ideas for enhancing happiness in the City.

What happens to Aboriginal Australians after a stroke or traumatic brain injury?

Thursday, 06 February 2014 News > Media releases > 2014

A new research project led by Edith Cowan University (ECU) aims to shed light on the experiences of  Aboriginal  people who have speech and communication difficulties after a brain injury caused by a stroke or trauma.

Drones and Twitter slacktivism on the cards at security conference

Monday, 02 December 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 11

Hacking into aerial drones, the effect of Twitter ‘slacktivism’ on the recent Federal Election and inadvertently handing over personal data on used memory cards will be on the agenda at one of Australia’s premier cyber security conferences.

Future is bright for Occupational Therapy courses

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 11

Bedroom boost for prostate cancer survivors

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 10

ECU researchers have found an innovative way to improve the bedroom performance of men with prostate cancer.

Smaller firms employ 457 visa workers to survive

Wednesday, 25 September 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 09

Unrealistic pay demands from Australian workers and gaining a competitive edge in the resources sector were two of the prime reasons smaller firms in the WA resources industry are using 457 visas, according to an Edith Cowan University (ECU) report released today.

Video classrooms transforming teacher education in WA

Friday, 06 September 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 09

Two new high-tech classrooms located at Ashdale Secondary College and operated in conjunction with Edith Cowan University (ECU) are transforming the way teacher education is taught in Western Australia, delivering benefits to school students and both pre-service and qualified teachers.

Seagrass carbon a potential goldmine

Friday, 06 September 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 09

Australia could be sitting on a goldmine of carbon dioxide stored in seagrass meadows worth more than $5.2 billion according to ECU research published in the journal PLOS ONE.

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