A security guard in a hospital threatens to a throw an Indigenous man out onto the street because he assumes the man is drunk. Minutes later the man collapses and an emergency response is called. The man was seriously ill, and was simply drinking water.
Friday, 27 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04
Natural Science researcher Professor Pierre Horwitz is featured in the latest Research@ECU series.
Friday, 20 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04
Researchers at ECU have investigated the level of persistent toxic substances evident in pregnant women across WA.
Friday, 13 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 04
Exercise as medicine, bullying behaviour and preserving coastal ecosystems are just some of the important research areas being addressed as part of ECU’s Collaborative Research Network (CRN) project.
Monday, 02 April 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 03
Hands-on learning is an important part of a university student’s education, particularly when the skills they learn could one day save a life.
Friday, 23 March 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 03
ECU researchers are among the winners of this year’s Cancer Council Western Australia Research Grants.
Wednesday, 14 March 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 03
Australian surfers are now benefitting from the sort of elite training programs that US professional athletes have used for years, thanks to input from ECU researchers.
Monday, 12 March 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 03
Dr Craig Harms is busily preparing for the 2012 Australian Olympic swimming trials – even though he won’t be getting anywhere near the pool.
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 02
A network of inexpensive fire monitoring sensors positioned throughout bushland could be the latest early-warning system in the fight against fires.
Monday, 06 February 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 02
Almost a quarter of teenagers are online for four or more hours a day on non-school-related work, a new study by ECU researchers has found.
Friday, 03 February 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 02
ECU researchers are collaborating with colleagues at Kobe University in Japan to better understand how the human body responds to exercise.
Friday, 27 January 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 01
Professor Caroline Taylor has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her work with social welfare organisations.
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 Research > News > 2012 > 01
Melanoma researcher Professor Mel Ziman is engaging with local organisations to safeguard their workers against the harmful UV rays that cause melanoma.
Friday, 02 December 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 12
A researcher who developed an iPad app to replace traditional paper-based marking of student work has been named the ECU Innovator of the Year for 2012.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Research > News > 2011 > 11
Mental health illness accounts for 25 per cent of the health burden in Australia.
The newly created Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Mental Health has been awarded $23 million from the federal government to develop diagnostics and early treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Schizophrenia and other related disorders.