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Forging change in organisational approaches with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities

Tuesday, 01 September 2020 Research > News > 2020 > 09

ECU researcher, Jesse John Fleay is passionate about driving social change for the improvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and all Australians.

ECU projects lead the way in Defence research grants

Friday, 21 August 2020

Three ECU-led research projects which aim to develop Australia’s Defence capabilities with world class research have been awarded funding by a State and Federal Government Defence grant scheme.

Better support needed for homeless youth

Friday, 21 August 2020

New ECU research has found homeless youth aged 12 – 15 have fewer options and live in riskier circumstances than homeless 16 and 17-year-olds.

Broccoli and Brussels sprouts a cut above for blood vessel health

Friday, 21 August 2020

New ECU research has shown some of our least favourite vegetables could be the most beneficial when it comes to preventing advanced blood vessel disease.

Cash injection for COVID-19 research projects

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

ECU research teams will share $1 million in State Government funding to investigate how we can continue to fight, manage and learn from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calling IBS sufferers: improve your gut health and quality of life

Monday, 17 August 2020

Participants are sought for a new Edith Cowan University (ECU) study investigating whether fibre can improve gut health, mental wellbeing and sleep for people with IBS.

Newly developed therapy could provide a bright light for Western Australians suffering with poor sleep and fatigue

Thursday, 06 August 2020

Researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) are investigating the effects of light therapy on fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness in people living with neurological conditions.

Seagrass paves the way for a carbon-neutral Rotto

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

The stunning turquoise bays of Rottnest Island could be key to a carbon-neutral future for Perth’s favourite island getaway, according to new research from Edith Cowan University and The University of Western Australia.

Top agricultural science award for researcher

Thursday, 30 July 2020

An ECU researcher has been honoured with a prestigious agricultural science award for her work ensuring cereals are safe for people with coeliac disease.

Helicopter parents should step back and watch, study recommends

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Sitting back and watching your toddler explore their world is good for parent mental health, a new study has found.

Examining Australia’s unhealthy relationship with alcohol

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Addiction expert Dr Stephen Bright will facilitate a Q & A webinar, in partnership with the ABC and Shaun Micallef’s On the Sauce documentary, exploring society and the media’s lack of focus on the harms of alcohol.

A message from the heart: new research will save lives

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

A new ECU project worth almost $300,000 will give Australians a crucial glimpse into the health of their blood vessels.

When a pandemic strikes, we still expect an ambulance

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

New ECU research has found that Australians strongly believe paramedics deserve a work environment free from the threat of physical harm, but when it comes to the risk of infectious disease, it’s complicated.

$4.5 million for ECU’s Indigenous health resource

Thursday, 09 July 2020

ECU’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has been awarded almost $4.5m by the Australian government, allowing it to continue to provide a vital service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector workforce.

Parents' smartphone use does not harm relationships with children

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Contrary to popular views, parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting, and often, tends to be associated with warm and attached parenting.

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