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We built a network of greenhouses and rain shelters to simulate what climate change will do to soils

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

A real-life experiment to mimic future conditions for soils affected by climate change suggests that some of the biggest impacts could be to ecosystems buried out of sight beneath our feet.

Senior ATO official to lead ECU business short courses

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

Tim Roach will lead the continuing professional development team at ECU’s School of Business and Law.

End of life care expert returns to ECU

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

More than 20 years after receiving her PhD from Edith Cowan University, Professor Davina Porock has returned to take up a position in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Apples, tea and moderation – the 3 ingredients for a long life

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research.

Cyber attacks cause data breach costs to soar

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

ECU cyber expert Associate Professor Paul Haskell-Dowland looks at how Australia is faring in the global fight against costly data breaches.

Edith Cowan’s cottage set for upgrade

Thursday, 01 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

ECU has announced plans to upgrade Edith Cowan House, the cottage that was once the home of Australia’s first female parliamentarian.

Dads’ presence vital for sick and premmie bubs

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

There is strong evidence that having skin to skin contact with their fathers in the first days of life provides significant health benefits for premature and sick babies in neonatal units, a review of research has found.

Are we overthinking childhood anxiety?

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

Childhood resilience expert Dr Mandie Shean explains how children may be misreading normal stress as anxiety in an episode of Edith Cowan University’s Body of Knowledge podcast.

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.

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