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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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Two of the best

There’s good news for those considering studying journalism or education at ECU: the University is home to two of the best teachers in Australia for these courses.

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How we’re helping endangered cockatoos breeding in Perth

In 2015 ECU students found two Carnaby's black cockatoo chicks on the Joondalup Campus for the first time in history. Now we’ve installed artificial nesting boxes around the Campus to do our bit to save the species.

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Hard work pays off in more ways than one

If you’re going to university you’d be crazy not to find out what scholarships are available to you according to ECU Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Business student Lauren Dickson.

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