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2011 News

3 Minute Thesis Competition - What’s Your Research?

Thursday, 23 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition is back by this year as part of the exciting program of events for Research Week 2011. PhD, Professional Doctorate and Masters by Research students will once again battle it out to explain their research in a clear, concise and compelling way in just three minutes.


ECU academic receives government grant

Friday, 10 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

Congratulations to ECU Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Exercise and Human Performance, Dr Prue Cormie, who recently received a $10,000 New Independent Researcher Infrastructure Support (NIRIS) grant from the Department of Health.


Research@ECU with Professor Kamal Alameh

Friday, 10 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

The third online video in the Research@ECU’s series features Professor Alameh and his groundbreaking work in microelectronics and microphotonics.


ARC Linkage grants announced

Friday, 03 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

ECU has been successful in securing grants in three diverse areas from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects Scheme.


Participants sought for study into children’s exposure to dust

Friday, 03 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

ECU researchers are seeking participants in the Perth metropolitan area for a study investigating children’s exposure to dust and metals.


$5.6 million for closer research ties with Australian universities

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) research capabilities will be boosted after the Federal Government announced $5.6 million in funding.


Research@ECU with Associate Professor Daniel Galvão

Friday, 13 May 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 05

ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation is pleased to launch the second instalment of the Research@ECU online video series, which provides an insight into the stories behind some of ECU’s most talented and successful researchers.


ECU wins new research tender for engagement

Thursday, 07 April 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 04

Researchers from ECU’s School of Education recently won $189,000 from the Federal Government for their new Student Academic Engagement Project.


ECU launches the research video series Research@ECU - Research Making a Difference

Friday, 18 March 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 03

ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) is pleased to launch the online video series Research@ECU which will provide the ECU community with an insight into the stories behind some of ECU’s talented and successful researchers.


ECU presents research symposium on bushfire smoke

Tuesday, 01 March 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 03

Bushfires are a common part of the Australian summer, and can have a devastating effect on the local community. Many people know about the impact of fires, but the effect of bushfire smoke on both an individual’s health and the environment is sometimes forgotten.


ECU researching perceptions of the Social Work profession across Australia

Friday, 18 February 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 02

A social worker’s job is extremely diverse, with many different roles and varied responsibilities. ECU is conducting a research project in conjunction with the Australian Association of Social Workers to develop a clearer picture of the role of social workers in today’s society, seen through their eyes and the eyes of the community.


Participants needed for research into children’s exposure to metal particles

Friday, 11 February 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 02

There are many particles found in the air around us, some can be seen and some are invisible to the naked eye, but all can have a potential impact on our health.


Leading stroke researcher visits ECU

Friday, 11 February 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 02

ECU was pleased to host leading stroke and aphasia researcher from the University of Arizona, Professor Audrey Holland throughout the later part of last year as a visiting fellow.


ECU receives top marks in ERA Rankings

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 01

The 2010 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) National Report results were announced on Monday, 31 January, placing ECU among some of the best Universities in the world with regards to our research achievements in a number of disciplines within our academic programs. 


ECU researcher to present new findings on cancer management and rehabilitation

Friday, 28 January 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 01

Director of ECU’s Health and Wellness Institute, Associate Professor Daniel Galvão will present a new consensus statement on cancer management and rehabilitation at the upcoming Cancer Council Western Australia seminar, entitled, The Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle During and After Cancer.


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