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2011 News

Innovator of the Year finalists

Thursday, 06 October 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 10

ECU has made a strong showing in the 2011 WA Innovator of the Year Awards, with two research projects nominated in the “iiNet Encouragement award for innovation in superfast broadband applications” category.


Social media users urged to get smart

Monday, 26 September 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 09

ECU researchers are collecting publicly available, geotagged information from social networks to create a real-time map of where users live, work and socialise.


Engaging with Research@ECU

Friday, 16 September 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 09

ECU’s cutting edge research were showcased recently at the Engaging with Research@ECU event.


Participants needed for research into childhood obesity prevention

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

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.


Research@ECU - Teaching Research, Dr Deslea Konza

Wednesday, 07 September 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 09

Associate Professor Deslea Konza, Director of the Fogarty Learning Centre, features in the next instalment of Research@ECU.


Matthew Bambach wins prestigious 3MT Competition

Friday, 19 August 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 08

Congratulations to Matthew Bambach, a part time PHD candidate and  ECU academic from the School of Management, for winning  ECU’s 3MT competition.


Research Week at ECU

Thursday, 11 August 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 08

Researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) are set to showcase their work to inspire the next generation of research students.


Visualising Research Exhibition: 15 – 19 August

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 08

ECU’s Visualising Research Exhibition offers researchers at ECU the unique opportunity to showcase their research.


$300,000 to research energy-efficient glass

Thursday, 28 July 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 07

ECU researchers have secured $300,000 in funding to investigate a new type of smart glass that cuts out infrared radiation while also generating electricity.


ECU researcher wins award for terrorism research

Friday, 22 July 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 07

Terrorism researcher from secau – Security Research Centre, Dr Simon O’Rourke has received national recognition, recently winning the 2011 Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) Publications Award for his research into terrorism.


ECU researchers investigating children’s respiratory health in Collie

Thursday, 21 July 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 07

Growing up in Singapore, ECU PhD candidate Desmond Menon suffered from asthma as a child. Now, many years later, as an adult living in Perth, this childhood experience has led to investigating the link between particulate matter (PM) and respiratory health in children. Mr Menon, together with the expert advice from Associate Professor Jacques Oosthuizen, Public Health, School of Exercise and Health Sciences at ECU is researching respiratory health in children and air pollutants, in particular the link between a child’s exposure to respirable PM and its compounds.


Research Week 2011 program goes live

Thursday, 14 July 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 07

ECU’s Research Week brings staff, students, current and future researchers together to share their research, knowledge, ideas and inspiration.


Research@ECU Music Research

Monday, 04 July 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

Dr Cat Hope features in the fourth installment of the innovative Research@ECU video series.

Research conducted by Dr Hope centres around her diverse interests in low frequency sound, film music, WA new music archiving and in this case, the relationship between acoustic and electronic instruments, technology and music in her new music group ‘Decibel’.


National anti-cyber bullying campaign

Wednesday, 29 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

ECU’s Child Health Promotion Research Centre (CHPRC) is set to play a key role in a national campaign to address cyber-bullying.


$100,000 boost for Indigenous health research

Thursday, 23 June 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) research into Indigenous health has been strengthened by a $100,000 donation from not-for-profit organisation Bellberry Ltd.


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