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2010 News

Participants needed for research into childhood obesity prevention

Friday, 09 September 2011 Research > News > 2010 > 11

ECU researcher from the School of Psychology and Social Science, Ms Claire Roockley, is searching for children and parents to participate in a new research study investigating ways to combat the growing issue of childhood obesity in Australia.


$23 million awarded for mental health research

Friday, 10 December 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 12

ECU's Professor Ralph Martins and his team together with the McCusker Alzheimer's Research Foundation, Hall and Prior Aged Care, Oceanic Medical Imaging, Alzhyme and Lawley Pharmaceuticals WA are partners in a successful application by several Australian universities, research institutes and industry to the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Program of the Australian Government.


Honours student searching for participants to take part in small business research

Friday, 10 December 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 12

Successful businessman and ECU Psychology Honours student, Mr Philip Roggio is working with the Joondalup Business Association (JBA) and Small Business Centre (SBC) North West Metro to research personal and business resilience in small businesses.


ECU researchers receive national grants

Thursday, 02 December 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 12

Congratulations to ECU researchers Associate Professor Mel Ziman and Professor Ralph Martins, and their colleagues, who recently received grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to support their research teams in the fields of Melanoma and Alzheimer’s disease.


ECU-led robotics team receives international acclaim

Friday, 19 November 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 11

The 2010 Multi Autonomous Ground-Robotic International Challenge (MAGIC), sponsored by the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and US Department of Defence, officially came to an end on Friday, 12 November with the ECU-led MAGICian team receiving fourth place in the overall competition.


Researchers investigating the impact of metal exposure on children

Friday, 12 November 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 11

Researchers from the School of Natural Sciences and the School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences are searching for participants to be part of a study that investigates the human exposure to metals in our daily diets, particularly the diets of children.


ECU welcomes postgraduate marine researchers

Friday, 05 November 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 11

ECU was proud to host the 2010 Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) Young Career Researcher Symposium on Thursday, 3 November at the Joondalup Campus welcoming postgraduate marine scientists from WA’s four public universities.


ECU celebrates research success

Tuesday, 02 November 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 11

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, (Research and Advancement), Professor John Finlay-Jones celebrated the research achievements of staff at the Celebration of Research Success event, held at the Joondalup Campus on Monday, 1 November.


Help raise money for research into Parkinsons’ disease with Wild Target

Tuesday, 02 November 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

ECU’s Parkinson’s Centre (ParkC) is hosting an exclusive Wild Target fundraising movie night this Thursday, 4 November 2010 at Grand Cinemas, Warwick.


Melanoma public lecture a great success

Friday, 22 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation welcomed over 70 members of the ECU community on Tuesday, 19 October for a public lecture entitled; Can you tell the difference between a mole and a melanoma.


ECU professor finalist in WA Innovator of the Year Awards

Thursday, 21 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to the Head of the School of Computer and Security Science and Director of the secau - Security Research Centre, Professor Craig Valli, whose research team has been selected as finalists in the 2010 WA Innovator of the Year Awards.


ECU researcher receives prestigious policing award

Thursday, 21 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to the Foundation Chair of Social Justice and Head of the Social Justice Research Centre, Professor Caroline Taylor, who was recently awarded the Australian Institute of Policing Excellence in Research on Improving Policing for Women Award, at the 2010 Excellence in Policing Awards.


Parkinson’s Centre Open Day

Tuesday, 19 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Parkinson’s disease affects hundreds of thousands of Australians each year, and is a global phenomenon that currently has no known cure.


ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre receives state-wide recognition

Thursday, 14 October 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 10

Congratulations to staff from ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre (CHPRC), who were announced as the winners of the Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards; Curtin University of Technology Research and Education Category for their work in bullying prevention research at an awards breakfast at the Parmelia Hilton on Tuesday, 12 October.


Vario Health Institute renamed Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute

Wednesday, 15 September 2010 Research > News > 2010 > 09

The former Vario Health Institute has been renamed as the Edith Cowan University Health and Wellness Institute.


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