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2012

Russian visit builds research relationships

Friday, 22 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

A visit from a leading Russian scientist is expected to produce exciting collaborations with ECU research into photonics and nano science.


Link between amphetamines and violent crime questioned

Monday, 18 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

Amphetamine users are more likely to commit non-violent crimes, a new study by ECU researchers has found.

Amphetamine use is associated with psychological, physical and social harm, criminal behaviour and violence.


Alcohol a no go for mums to be

Monday, 18 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

No alcohol is the message of a new state campaign aimed at highlighting the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

The No Alcohol is the Safest Choice campaign is based on research carried out at Edith Cowan University, which found that many women are often confused about whether small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy are safe


Olympic athletes given boost by ECU expert

Thursday, 14 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

International athletes are turning to ECU’s expertise in strength and conditioning to boost their performance in the build up to the London Olympic Games.


The deafening sound of Sonic Silence

Thursday, 14 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

Listening to your iPod on full volume for just six minutes may lead to irreversible hearing damage, ECU researchers have found.


New healthy lifestyle app supports new mums

Monday, 11 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

A smartphone app to encourage new mothers to adopt a healthy lifestyle is the result of a three year project by ECU researchers.


Teaching with technology

Friday, 08 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

Even the youngest school children are confident in using the latest technologies, yet many of our teachers are ill-equipped to teach with them.


Canadian expert gives master class

Wednesday, 06 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

Children who can regulate their moods, emotions and behaviours in the classroom will be more successful students and will grow into more successful adults.


Academic joins Nike’s elite performance division

Friday, 01 June 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 05

ECU’s Foundation Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, Dr Robert Newton, has been appointed to the advisory board of Nike’s athlete performance division SPARQ.


Rapid growth in Australian Cruise Industry

Thursday, 24 May 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 05

Foundation Professor of Tourism Ross Dowling has been researching the growth of the Cruise Industry in Australia. This research features in the latest instalment of the Research@ECU video series.


World-first Huntington's study

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04

ECU researchers are leading a world-first study which could change the way Huntington’s disease is treated.  


Videos changing perceptions of Indigenous health

Monday, 30 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04

A security guard in a hospital threatens to a throw an Indigenous man out onto the street because he assumes the man is drunk.  Minutes later the man collapses and an emergency response is called.  The man was seriously ill, and was simply drinking water.  


Research@ECU with Pierre Horwitz

Friday, 27 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04

Natural Science researcher Professor Pierre Horwitz is featured in the latest Research@ECU series.


Study into maternal exposure to persistent toxic substances

Friday, 20 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04

Researchers at ECU have investigated the level of persistent toxic substances evident in pregnant women across WA.  


ECU announces world-class research collaboration

Friday, 13 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04

Exercise as medicine, bullying behaviour and preserving coastal ecosystems are just some of the important research areas being addressed as part of ECU’s Collaborative Research Network (CRN) project.


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