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Work-ready graduate gets the edge

Exercise and Sports Science graduate, Tom James-Wallace, secures a job after completing an internship with the WA Football Commission.

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Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

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Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

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Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

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Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

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Why do my muscles ache the day after exercise?

It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement, ECU's Professor Ken Nosaka looks at the facts.

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Learning from Australia's first scientists

Boomerang throwing, bush medicine and Nyoongar tool making are part of this year’s National Science Week program thanks to a new ECU initiative.

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20,001 reasons to study engineering at ECU

New scholarships worth $20,000 each and an early offer scheme are now available to Year 12 students who begin their engineering studies with ECU in 2017.

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How we are helping make Bunbury more accessible for people with disabilities

We’re working with people with disabilities to find solutions to their accessibility problems through a new research project.

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Exciting Bunny-related update: Bunny's owner has been located! Since being found at our ECU Joondalup Open Day Bunny has been having some fun…

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Calling all budding writers: submit an entry into Shore Lines Writing for Performance Festival! There are prizes for Primary School Secondary School…

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Another photo of our students on practicum placement: paramedical science placement with the emergency ambulance crew in Harrow London.

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