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Welcome to COHESION, a magazine showcasing completed research projects completed by researchers in the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science at Edith Cowan University. COHESION profiles Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science research projects with socio-economic and environmental impact.


The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science publishes several editions of COHESION Magazine each year, by subscribing to our free mailing list you will be automatically notified when each new edition is published.


Rabbits are a major source of food for feral cats. Image: Eddy Van 3000

Feral feast: cats kill hundreds of Australian animals

Feral cats are estimated to eat tens of millions of native animals each night in Australia. But what kinds of wildlife are they eating?
Perth's pink mozzies provide fluorescent clues to help researchers assess mosquito population control.

Fluoro pink mozzies create a buzz in Perth Hills

Two-thousand fluorescent pink mosquitos are helping scientists identify mozzie breeding grounds and assess the effectiveness of a larvicide used for 15 years in the Shire of Kalamunda.
The researchers analysed blood vessel patterns in retinal photographs to identify individuals with AD. Image: Oliver Martins.

Eyes, ears and nose may aid Alzheimer's disease prevention and treatment

Detecting a decline in certain sensory functions may become the future of preventing Alzheimer's disease, with research showing smell testing and retinal imaging to be strong predictors of dementia risk.


The Faculty has published COHESION Magazine for many years, with many interesting articles highlighting the very varied research undertaken by our researchers. We encourage you to explore our current and past editions.


All enquiries related to COHESION Magazine can be directed to or at (61 8) 6304 3460.

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