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Here’s how we can better measure the success of our uni graduates

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Research from ECU argues that University graduates should be able to choose their own measures of success in job outcome surveys, rather than the current measure of full-time employment.

The site of the Bali bombings has been a vacant lot for 16 years. It’s time to build a proper memorial

Friday, 17 May 2019

PhD candidate Carmen Jacques explains the background to the Bali Peace Park and why the way we memorialise terror events is so important.

Are we teaching our kids to be afraid of exams?

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Exams are certainly challenging, but our rhetoric may be teaching young people to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.

5 tips on how to be a good mentor to someone twice your age

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Changes in the modern workplace suggest we will increasingly see more circumstances in which mentors may be younger – sometimes much younger – than their mentees.

Helping dancers to find their balance

Thursday, 09 May 2019

New Edith Cowan University research aims to help vocational dancers balance training demands, avoid burnout and reach the top of their game.

The role of psychological distress and emotional eating in obesity

Thursday, 09 May 2019

New research has found that people on lower incomes may be more likely to have obesity due to psychological distress that gives rise to emotional eating to cope.

Why alcohol can become a problem after weight loss surgery

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

A new study by the University of Liverpool and ECU has provided insight into the psychological factors that influenced drinking behaviours following bariatric surgery.

Rethinking how we behave in the bedroom

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

In the #MeToo era, the concept of ‘intimate civility’ will enable us to move equity and respect between genders into the bedroom, according to ECU’s Dr Elizabeth Reid-Boyd.

Who’s looking after the parents of sick kids in hospital?

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

New ECU research finds parents’ decision-making skills are compromised by stress when their children are in hospital.

New tool in the fight against Huntington’s

Monday, 06 May 2019

A new assessment tool has been developed that can predict the clinical onset of Huntington’s disease.

Psychedelics to treat mental illness? Australian researchers are giving it a go

Monday, 29 April 2019

Australia needs a paradigm shift in the way we treat mental illness, according to Dr Stephen Bright in this article from The Conversation. Scientific research is increasingly pointing to psychedelic drugs like psilocybin and MDMA as viable options.

Poor food access impacts girls’ self-esteem

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Girls who worry about getting enough food to eat are significantly more likely to have low self-esteem, according to new research.

High-intensity hope for spinal cord patients

Monday, 08 April 2019

ECU’s Professor Tony Blazevich says a new study involving high-intensity electrical stimulation of the muscles of spinal cord injury patients delivered results beyond expectations.

ECU makes an impact with sixth place global ranking for gender equality

Thursday, 04 April 2019

ECU has been ranked sixth in the world for Gender Equality and is in the top 50 overall in the new Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Student project at the forefront of global drone defence and security

Monday, 01 April 2019

Rogue drones are causing havoc around the world but a new ECU research project is making it easier to track malicious drones, disable them and find their owners.

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