The School of Medical and Health Sciences is the lead research school at Edith Cowan University. We have three research centres and over 100 researchers. Together we have been awarded $40 Million in research funding, authored over 1000 papers, and completed 100 students over the last five years.
Our research encompasses medical science, biomedical science, human biology, human genetics, paramedical science, nutrition and dietetics, speech pathology, occupational therapy, exercise and sports science, public health, occupational health and safety, health promotion, addiction studies, and occupational and environmental health.
Using our world class facilities ECU researchers collaborate with industry and community partners to forge new pathways of research translation and lead to improvements in the health and wellbeing of Western Australian and Australian communities.
The School of Medical and Health Sciences research centres and groups:
The team from the Exercise Medicine Research Institute presented at the 18th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne.
The 2017 ECU Melanoma Research Group Newsletter is now available. Discover more about our work, the team, our fundraising efforts.
The ECU Nutrition Research Team lead by Professor Amanda Devine and Dr Claus Christophersen have recently translated their research showing benefits of eating resistant starch into a 14 day menu that was featured by Shalin on ABC TV Ask the Doctor, and have now created a cookbook.
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