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Whitewashing Australia – how kids’ books are fostering racial bias

Thursday, 06 February 2020 News > News > 2020 > 02

A new study has drawn a bleak picture of cultural inclusivity reflected in the children’s literature available in Australia.

Study sheds light on why people self-injure

Thursday, 06 February 2020 News > News > 2020 > 02

People who feel positive about self-injuring themselves are twice as likely to do so than people who feel negatively about their behaviour, according to a study by a team of psychologists from Australia, UK and the USA.

Alcohol and medication a dangerous cocktail for older Australians

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 News > News > 2020 > 02

A new Edith Cowan University research program has found many older Australians who consume alcohol are putting their health at serious risk when taking commonly prescribed medications.

World class cyber security training facility opens in Perth

Tuesday, 04 February 2020 News > News > 2020 > 02

Edith Cowan University has this week opened the southern hemisphere's largest Security Operations Centre within a university.

Australian cyber experts to set national security agenda at ECU

Monday, 27 January 2020 News > News > 2020 > 01

Edith Cowan University will welcome Australia's top cyber security experts to Perth this week to discuss how to protect Australians from cyber threats.

Want to be a wise guy in old age? Take testosterone

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 News > News > 2020 > 01

Taking testosterone supplements can boost men’s brain health into old age, a new research review has found.

A message about the Australian bushfires for ECU students

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 News > News > 2020 > 01

ECU advice for domestic and international students about how to help and where to get help related to the ongoing bushfire situation on the east coast.

MSWA partners with ECU to tackle neuro conditions

Monday, 16 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Edith Cowan University and MSWA have formed a research partnership to identify new ways to personalise treatments for people living with a neurological condition.

Bright sparks gain a taste of uni life

Monday, 16 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Around 450 gifted and talented Year 4 students from across the Northern Metropolitan Region kickstarted their induction into the Department of Education’s Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) program at ECU.

Diet, not exercise, may be key to addressing our biggest cause of liver disease

Friday, 13 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Researchers have found that a chronic disease affecting up to 80 per cent of overweight people may be causing an iron deficiency that simply leaves them too tired to get off the couch.

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

Tuesday, 10 December 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.

Future heart and stroke risk predicted by the touch of a button

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

The National Health and Medical Research Council will provide$467,980 to fund a three-year collaborative project led by a team of Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers. The team will investigate how machine learning can automate the task of identifying and quantifying an individual’s blood vessel disease from a routine scan, years before symptoms arise.

ECU awarded $1.2M for Aboriginal culture and driverless vehicle projects

Thursday, 05 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Edith Cowan University has secured more than $1.2 million for two very different research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.Projects examining ways to preserve Aboriginal language and song and the future development of autonomous vehicles were both successful in gaining three years of funding support.

Young mum to take Australian cyber expertise to the world

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Leaving behind a husband and two-year-old son in Bhutan was a small price to pay for Pratima Pradhan to help secure her country’s cyber security future.

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