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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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Why do my muscles ache the day after exercise?

It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement, ECU's Professor Ken Nosaka looks at the facts.

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Students celebrate with Silver Scholarships

Free tuition for two ECU students are helping them to make their mark in the disciplines of sports science and speech pathology.

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Science scholarship leads to sea change

Nicholas Mondello was preparing to join the Navy after uni but a series of ‘eureka moments’ and a once-in-a-lifetime trip has steered him towards a career in science and research.

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From angry young man to respected academic

An inspirational new book by ECU researcher Dr Mick Adams is about courage and determination and how he turned his life around to become a respected Aboriginal leader in his own right.

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Great story about one of the graduates from our joint Bachelor of Engineering program with the Australian Maritime College! Students spend two years…

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Within the Business course ECU offered a number of majors. I wasn't entirely sure which one to choose. After my first semester doing foundation units …

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You Decided! Allow us to introduce the Winner of the #ecu25 Joondalup People's Choice Award. These 3 high-jumping karate-kicking ninjas have each won …

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