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Heart disease biomarker linked to Paleo diet

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

People who follow the paleo diet have twice the amount of a key blood biomarker linked closely to heart disease, new research has found.

Been hacked? We'd like to hear from you

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

Almost a third of Australians were impacted by cybercrime in recent years, the personal and emotional cost of which is largely unknown … but one Edith Cowan University Honours student is aiming to find out.

Mother, education officer, documentary star and now scholarship winner

Friday, 05 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

Midland mother of nine Daniella Borg works full time as an Aboriginal Education Officer, stars in SBS docu-series Family Rules, is nearing the end of her degree and can now add scholarship winner to her list of achievements.

What do sick kids really need in hospital?

Friday, 28 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing have developed the first diagnostic tool to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards.

Much like kids, ghost crabs will always pick fish fingers over vegetables

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

One of our most common beach crabs eats just like a picky two-year-old, according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

It’s All Grey not All Black – What Australia can learn from NZ’s older workforce

Monday, 24 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

There’s a lot we can learn from the Kiwis about how we keep our older employees in the workforce, according to an ECU workplace expert.

Perth Comic Arts Festival returns to ECU

Thursday, 20 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

An exhibition featuring artworks created from baby onesies, interactive workshops and a market day are just a few of the events celebrating comic art at the 2019 Perth Comic Arts Festival.

This VR project helping paramedics deal with disasters just won a top tech award

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

An ECU project which uses Virtual Reality (VR) to help paramedics’ deal with natural disasters and terrorist attacks has won a prestigious technology award.

Not always reaching your potential is okay, but overthinking it is a problem

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that it’s not failing to make progress toward our ‘ideal-self’ that is problematic but rather the tendency to focus on that lack of progress in a negative way that leads to psychological distress.

2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Monday, 10 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

A Hollywood star, an education researcher and a Nyoongar elder are among ECU staff, students and alumni named in this year’s honours.

A $12 pill test could save the lives of first-timers

Friday, 07 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

New ECU research has found pill testing services at music festivals may be most effective in reducing harm for people trying ecstasy for the first time, but less so for prior users.

Ironing out your exercise routine

Thursday, 06 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

Up to 35 per cent of female athletes are iron deficient, a review of research has found.

New teaching centre prepares next generation of SW nurses and midwives

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) South West Campus has unveiled a new nursing and midwifery demonstration wards and simulation facility.

Jokes in the office are no laughing matter

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

ECU’s Professor Stephen Teo likes a good office joke as much as the next person, but when it comes to workplaces in the midst of organisational change, his research shows it’s better to keep a straight face.

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