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Our research

The School of Medical and Health Sciences is the lead research school at Edith Cowan University. We have three research centres and over 100 researchers. Together we have been awarded $40 Million in research funding, authored over 1000 papers, and completed 100 students over the last five years.

Our research encompasses medical science, biomedical science, human biology, human genetics, paramedical science, nutrition and dietetics, speech pathology, occupational therapy, exercise and sports science, public health, occupational health and safety, health promotion, addiction studies, and occupational and environmental health.

Using our world class facilities ECU researchers collaborate with industry and community partners to forge new pathways of research translation and lead to improvements in the health and wellbeing of Western Australian and Australian communities.

News & Events

EMRI's team presented and delivered workshops at the Asian Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference.

The EMRI team at the Asian Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne

The team from the Exercise Medicine Research Institute presented at the 18th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference in Melbourne.

Funds raised will help secure state-of-the-art equipment for the ECU Melanoma Research Group, lead by Professor Mel Ziman.

2017 Newsletter for the ECU Melanoma Research Group

The 2017 ECU Melanoma Research Group Newsletter is now available. Discover more about our work, the team, our fundraising efforts.

The ECU Nutrition Research Team has designed menus with foods high in resistant starch into everyday meals that nourish the microbiome and benefit health.

Gut feeling: Mindful menus for the microbiome

The ECU Nutrition Research Team lead by Professor Amanda Devine and Dr Claus Christophersen have recently translated their research showing benefits of eating resistant starch into a 14 day menu that was featured by Shalin on ABC TV Ask the Doctor, and have now created a cookbook.

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