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ECU professor finalist in WA Innovator of the Year Awards

Thursday, 21 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to the Head of the School of Computer and Security Science and Director of the secau - Security Research Centre, Professor Craig Valli, whose research team has been selected as finalists in the 2010 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.


ECU researcher receives prestigious policing award

Thursday, 21 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to the Foundation Chair of Social Justice and Head of the Social Justice Research Centre, Professor Caroline Taylor, who was recently awarded the Australian Institute of Policing Excellence in Research on Improving Policing for Women Award, at the 2010 Excellence in Policing Awards.


Parkinson’s Centre Open Day

Tuesday, 19 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Parkinson’s disease affects hundreds of thousands of Australians each year, and is a global phenomenon that currently has no known cure.


ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre receives state-wide recognition

Thursday, 14 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to staff from ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre (CHPRC), who were announced as the winners of the Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards; Curtin University of Technology Research and Education Category for their work in bullying prevention research at an awards breakfast at the Parmelia Hilton on Tuesday, 12 October.


Vario Health Institute renamed Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 09

The former Vario Health Institute has been renamed as the Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute.


Research shows improved nurse staffing is associated with 25 per cent fewer patient deaths

Tuesday, 07 September 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 09

Improved nurse staffing levels were associated with a 25 per cent decrease in the rate of patient deaths, according to a study conducted by ECU researchers.


ECU researchers awarded a $60,000 research grant in partnership with Woodside

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

Congratulations to a team of researchers from the School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, who were recently awarded a $60,000 research grant by the Australia China Natural Gas Technology Partnership Fund (The Gas Fund) to test heat stress interventions under operational conditions.


ECU researcher publishes international book

Tuesday, 24 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

Congratulations to Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Adrian Scott whose book entitled, ‘Forensic Psychology’ was released last week.


ECU researcher investigating the many roles of working mothers

Friday, 20 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

Are you juggling caring for kids, looking after your elderly parents and maintaining a career? If yes, then why not be part of a comprehensive study being conducted by ECU entitled, ‘Role balance for working women with multigenerational caring responsibilities.’


ECU awarded $145,000 to explore home care

Tuesday, 10 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

Congratulations to Associate Professor Moira Sim and her team at ECU’s Systems Intervention Research Centre for Health (SIRCH) who have recently been awarded $145,000 through the State Health Research Advisory Council Research Translation Projects 09/10 to test home care options for patients.


ECU researchers tackling termite infestation

Wednesday, 04 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

With termites estimated to cost Australian home-owners up to $1 billion each year, it has never been more important to tackle the issue of termite infestation head on.


Solid Kids, Solid Schools receives state-wide recognition

Wednesday, 04 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

Congratulations to ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre, whose Solid Kids, Solid Schools project was awarded the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Community Safety’ award at the annual Injury Control Council of Western Australia (ICCWA) Community Awards. 


ECU's Child Health Promotion Research Centre recognised by the Australian Medical Association

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 08

The ECU Child Health Promotion Research Centre (CHPRC) was recognised as one of six finalists at the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Healthway Healthier WA 2010 Awards, held on Saturday, 29 July at the Burswood Grand Ballroom.


ECU researchers finalists in worldwide robotics competition

Tuesday, 27 July 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 07

Researchers from ECU, in collaboration with the University of WA, Flinders University and primary sponsor Thales Australia, have been announced as finalists in a multi-million dollar competition run by the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the US Department of Defence.


ECU's Vario Health Institute in Consensus Statement from the American College of Sports Medicine

Thursday, 24 June 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 06

ECU’s Vario Health Institute is leading the way in research for cancer management and rehabilitation following the recent publication of a Consensus Statement in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).


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