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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.

Latest university news


Funding boost for melanoma mission

A blood test that can detect melanoma early and also improve the way it is treated is on the way to the clinic thanks to a major grant to ECU's Melanoma Research Group.


Nursing assistants provide little help

The addition of nursing assistants to hospital wards does not improve patient outcomes, according to new research from ECU's School of Nursing and Midwifery.

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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 three tips, each backed by real science.

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Prizes Prizes Prizes! A sneak peek at some of the prizes we have for Run For It this Saturday! We'll have prizes for the best team costume best…

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Are you coming to Run For It this Saturday Stop by the Skin Check WA stall this Saturday for a free spot check! Places still available in the 5km…

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Chat to course experts network with graduates & lecturers discover how you can use your professional experience to gain entry into a postgraduate …

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