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Latest news and events

Dr Nic Hart featured in Movember's awareness of World Cancer Day

Exercise Medicine Research Institute’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Nic Hart, is featured on the Movember Foundation website.  The article brings awareness to World Cancer Day on 4th February and showcases exercise and cancer research helping men affected with prostate cancer to feel better, move better and live longer.

Work-ready graduate gets the edge

Exercise and Sports Science graduate, Tom James-Wallace, secures a job after completing an internship with the WA Football Commission.

Targeted exercise helps fight cancer

ABC Catalyst meets a group of cancer patients who are experiencing extraordinary benefits from prescribed targeted exercise programs.

Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

Latest university news

Putting brain training to the test

Some brain training programs can help slow cognitive decline that may lead to dementia, a new review of research into commercially available products has found.

New ECU China tourism researcher sees opportunities in WA

One of the world’s leading researchers on Chinese tourism has joined ECU as the University’s 11th Professorial Research Fellow.

Alcohol leads to more violence than other drugs, but you’d never know from the headlines

The media is more likely to link illicit drugs with violent crime than alcohol, despite evidence showing that almost half of murders in Australia are alcohol-related.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Brain Training Apps: buyer beware ECU researchers have examined the scientific claims made by commercially available computerised brain training…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Next week semester starts for most ECU students. If you've graduated from ECU as ECU Alumni what's the one tip about your first semester of studies…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

We're excited to have Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia back on our Joondalup Campus! They're running a 7-week Good Food program starting tomorrow.…

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