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Looking at the health of the Bay

Thursday, 30 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) are undertaking an important monitoring project in Geographe Bay in the south west of Western Australia to understand the impacts of agriculture and urbanisation on the health of local seagrass meadows.

Mental health workers are burning out

Thursday, 23 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

Mental health professionals in WA are highly susceptible to burnout, with more than 70 per cent suffering from the condition at some point during their career.

What helps mums and dads following separation?

Thursday, 23 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

ECU researcher Sarah Barbas is conducting a new study investigating how mothers and fathers cope following marital or defacto separation.

ECU Innovator Awards 2012

Friday, 17 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

The Research Commercialisation Office is now accepting entries for the ECU Innovator Awards. The prize is $20,000 towards the commercialisation of your entry.

Bullying in the Australian workplace

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

A lack of jobs since the global financial crisis has compounded the issue of workplace bullying, ECU researcher Associate Professor Maryam Omari believes.  

National success for smartphone app

Friday, 10 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

A life-saving smartphone app designed by ECU students has won the Tertiary Student Category at the 2012 iAwards, the premier technology awards for the ICT industry in Australia.

Acoustic termite detection

Thursday, 09 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

A wireless sensor the size of a postage stamp that can recognise the specific chewing sound of termites is the latest innovation to feature in the video series, Research@ECU.

Olympic athletes – underperforming or underdeveloped?

Wednesday, 08 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

Foundation Professor in Exercise and Sports Science, Professor Rob Newton shares his insights into the Australian Olympic 2012 Games campaign.

Skilled migrants crucial to resource industry

Wednesday, 08 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 08

Temporary migrant workers play an essential role in Australia’s resource industry by filling highly-skilled positions.

Future of the Leschenault Estuary and Inlet

Monday, 06 August 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 07

The Leschenault Estuary and Inlet are under threat from increasing populations, decreasing rainfall and changing water quality.

Participants needed – ageing workforce study

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 07

Australia’s workforce is ageing with serious implications for society.

Big bucks not only draw card for FIFO workers

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 07

High salaries are not the only factor in the decision to become a Fly-in-Fly-Out (FIFO) worker, the initial findings of a new study by Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have shown.

Education not prevention key in drug fight

Friday, 06 July 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 07

A new research program from Edith Cowan University (ECU) is working to change the way young people learn about, and consume, drugs and alcohol before they reach 18.  

Indigenous students exploring with iPads

Thursday, 05 July 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

Indigenous students from Clontarf Girls Academy received an insight into using iPads as learning tools at ECU this week.

Research @ECU – HealthInfoNet

Tuesday, 03 July 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 06

ECU-based Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is the focus of the next instalment in the Research@ECU series.

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