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FIFO research comes out on top

Friday, 15 August 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 08

The pressure on the mental health of Fly-In Fly-Out workers was the topic of this year’s winning ECU Three Minute Thesis.

Join us for the ECU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition Finals

Friday, 01 August 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 07

Come along to the ECU Three Minute Thesis final on Wednesday, 13 August and support the participants as they compete to win prize money and a place in the national 3MT finals at the University of Western Australia.

New partnership with China Scholarship Council

Monday, 16 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 06

Up to 20 Chinese postgraduate research students are set to study at ECU following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with the China Scholarship Council (CSC).

Making a difference through sustainability

Thursday, 05 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 06

While climate change remains a contentious political subject in Australia the hip pocket benefits of being more sustainable in business and everyday life are already proven.

Treating the emotional scars left by burns

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Treating the emotional effects of burns in children is just as important as healing the physical scars, according to new research from ECU.

Funding boost for home hospital research

Monday, 26 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

ECU researchers will investigate ways to reduce hospitalisation rates for aged care facility residents after being awarded a grant worth more than $300,000.

Men’s cancer group sweats it out

Monday, 05 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Men with prostate cancer have a new tool to help fight depression thanks to innovative research from ECU’s Health and Wellness Institute.

Inspirational Leaders Seminar - Professor Margaret Seares

Thursday, 01 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Invitation to attend the next Inspirational Leaders Seminar with Professor Margaret Seares AO FAICD

Literacy on the move

Friday, 04 April 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 04

Singing, balancing, jumping and skipping are all part of a cutting-edge movement program developed by ECU researchers that is helping teach children to read and write.

Birds at risk from dieback

Thursday, 20 March 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 03

Native birds are a little known victim of dieback in the South West of Western Australia according to a new study by ECU researchers.

Melanoma early detection hope

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 03

Melanoma could soon be detected in its early stages using a new blood test, thanks to a $450,000 grant to ECU.

Native plum treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 03

A native WA plum could be powerful new weapon in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

Melanoma research receives funding boost

Monday, 10 March 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 03

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

Fresh look at stone-age diet

Friday, 28 February 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 02

ECU researchers are investigating whether eating like a caveman can help protect against diabetes and heart disease.

From times-tables to tablets

Friday, 14 February 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 02

Most children would rather play video games than memorise their times tables. But a new app developed by ECU researchers means they can now do both at the same time.

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