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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.

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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.

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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.

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Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

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Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

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The science of surviving Halloween

There’s less than two weeks until Run For It! kicks off at ECU’s Joondalup Campus. To help you outwit the freaky characters you could encounter on the terrifying course, our researchers offer 3 tips, each backed by real science.

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New research centre to put Perth on metabolomics map

By looking at the basic chemical changes in humans and other lifeforms using big data and AI algorithms we're hoping to tackle some of the biggest problems facing the world from cancer treatment to monitoring threatened ecosystems.

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Saving lives is in her blood

Professor Mel Ziman will explain in the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series how a new melanoma blood test could save hundreds of lives.

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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

The science of surviving Halloween: our researchers offer tips to help you survive Run For It Saturday 29 October on our Joondalup Campus. There are…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Considering study at uni in 2017 We have a bunch of events for future students over the next couple of weeks :D

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Our Joondalup Campus #nowandthen: view down to the lake before Building 2 was built #ecu25 #ThrowbackThursday #tbt

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