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Balanced diet for strong bones

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 06

Australian women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major study linked the metal to reduced bone density.

FIFO depression risk

Thursday, 04 June 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 06

New research has revealed that FIFO workers suffer depression at twice the rate of the general population.

How to keep kids safe online

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 05

Professor Lelia Green, an expert on how young people interact with the internet and video games will deliver the first talk in The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

Research identifies major energy savings for internet

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 05

Researchers have found a way to slash the energy consumption of the internet by up to 80 per cent.

Understaffed wards lead to infections, worsening health

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 04

Nursing researchers have discovered that patients on wards understaffed by nurses are more likely to experience surgical wound infections, pressure injuries, urinary tract infections and pneumonia.

Halting Huntington's disease

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 Research > News > 2015 > 02

Huntington's disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure, but researchers have found a way to regenerate the parts of the brain that the disease attacks.

'Your Research in a Nutshell' and 'One Minute to Pitch It' 2014 competition winners

Friday, 26 September 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 09

At the 2014 ‘Your Research in a Nutshell’ and ‘One Minute to Pitch It’ competitions audience members and judges heard about a wide range of cutting edge research being undertaken at ECU.

FIFO research comes out on top

Friday, 15 August 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 08

The pressure on the mental health of Fly-In Fly-Out workers was the topic of this year’s winning ECU Three Minute Thesis.

Join us for the ECU Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition Finals

Friday, 01 August 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 07

Come along to the ECU Three Minute Thesis final on Wednesday, 13 August and support the participants as they compete to win prize money and a place in the national 3MT finals at the University of Western Australia.

New partnership with China Scholarship Council

Monday, 16 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 06

Up to 20 Chinese postgraduate research students are set to study at ECU following the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with the China Scholarship Council (CSC).

Making a difference through sustainability

Thursday, 05 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 06

While climate change remains a contentious political subject in Australia the hip pocket benefits of being more sustainable in business and everyday life are already proven.

Treating the emotional scars left by burns

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Treating the emotional effects of burns in children is just as important as healing the physical scars, according to new research from ECU.

Funding boost for home hospital research

Monday, 26 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

ECU researchers will investigate ways to reduce hospitalisation rates for aged care facility residents after being awarded a grant worth more than $300,000.

Men’s cancer group sweats it out

Monday, 05 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Men with prostate cancer have a new tool to help fight depression thanks to innovative research from ECU’s Health and Wellness Institute.

Inspirational Leaders Seminar - Professor Margaret Seares

Thursday, 01 May 2014 Research > News > 2014 > 05

Invitation to attend the next Inspirational Leaders Seminar with Professor Margaret Seares AO FAICD

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