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ECU supporting West Australian seniors to think well and live well

Proactively supporting seniors to remain healthy and independent is at the heart of research in the School of Medical and Health Science, in areas including nutrition and exercise science. ECU researches a range of chronic disease, from cancer to bone health, and provides evidence of how diet and exercise is key to the self-management of health.

Edith Cowan University now offering occupational hygiene qualifications to New Zealand students

Edith Cowan University (ECU), in conjunction with New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society (NZOHS), Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) and Massey and Otago Universities, announced this week that the Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology will be available to New Zealand (NZ) students to support workplace development of the health and safety workforce in NZ.

We Need the Strong, Fit and Inactive for Innovative Project

We need strong, fit and inactive participants to investigate the nervous system mechanisms responsible for assisting physical function.

Participants needed for ground-breaking research

Participants are needed for an innovative project examining whether performing a pattern of handgrip exercises can strengthen connections between the brain and other non-exercised muscles.

Just how do you sleep at night?

Our team at Edith Cowan University invites you to take part in a research study investigating whether the way you think about your sleep has an impact on your sleep quality.

Latest university news

ECU student support a class above

A program supporting the success of regional and remote students has earned acclaim this week in a national award honouring Australia's most outstanding university teachers.

Supervision fail – mobile phone use puts kids in the pool at risk

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has shed light on the quality of supervision at public swimming pools in Western Australia with almost one quarter of caregivers distracted by mobile phones, and women faring worse than men.

Discovery of biomarker could help predict Alzheimer’s years before symptoms emerge

A unique brain protein measured in the blood could be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms develop, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research.

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