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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

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Business student a rising star

Kelly Watson hasn’t even graduated yet, but she’s already been named the best new professional in the Human Resources industry’s annual awards.

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Does practice make perfect?

Practice is the way we improve our skills. But as Professor Craig Speelman will explain in a free public lecture, it also shapes the way we perceive the world.

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Revealed: the secret to going faster on your bike

ECU researchers involved in the science of cycling at the highest levels are gearing up to share their knowledge with Perth cyclists as part of ECU’s Research Week.

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Our Enactus Edith Cowan University team are about to head to Canada to compete in the Enactus World Cup 28-30 September! We're very excited for them…

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One of our Broadcasting students had a brush with fame yesterday when she bumped into Louis Theroux in Perth while working for ABC News!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

My Research: Making Impossible Pirouettes a Reality. WAAPA researcher Dr Luke Hopper discusses his research: investigating how elite ballet dancers…

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