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Put your foot down on diabetes

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Walking down stairs can help prevent diabetes new research has found.

Ethical supervisors are the elusive spark of students’ prosocial behaviour

Friday, 17 March 2017 Research > News > 2017 > 03

Researchers have examined whether ethical supervisors could have a positive influence on the behaviour of their students.

Soil linked to antibiotic resistent bacteria

Monday, 06 March 2017

Soils containing even small amounts of metals are more likely to contain strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

Older people who care for others live longer

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 Research > News > 2017 > 1

Grandparents who care for their grandchildren live up to a five years longer than those who don’t according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

New principal supervisors on a new pathway

Friday, 02 December 2016 Research > News > 2016 > 12

Principal Supervisor Accreditation Program (PSAP) participants are completing their portfolios, with the hope of becoming principal supervisors in 2017.

Re-introducing the trautonium to a new audience

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 Research > News > 2016 > 06

With only a handful of examples of this antique synthesiser left in the world, a WAAPA research student decided to build her own.

What is killing Australia's smallest owls?

Monday, 16 May 2016 Research > News > 2016 > 05

PhD Candidate Michael Lohr wants to know why Australian boobook owls are disappearing. Watch the video to find out how he’s trying to stop their decline.

Balanced diet for strong bones

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 06

Australian women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major study linked the metal to reduced bone density.

How to keep kids safe online

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 05

Professor Lelia Green, an expert on how young people interact with the internet and video games will deliver the first talk in The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

Research identifies major energy savings for internet

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 05

Researchers have found a way to slash the energy consumption of the internet by up to 80 per cent.

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