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ECU PhD student awarded prestigious funding to undertake world-first study

Congratulations to the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research PhD candidate Mrs Charlie Phelps, for winning the Australian Academy of Science Max Day Environmental Science Fellowship

The Security Research Institute Summer of Cyber - Summer of Stego

Summer of Stego - Application open now for paid R&D of cyber security work over the summer!

Terrorists use marketing skills to attract new recruits online

Terrorist organisations are increasingly using marketing techniques to recruit and radicalise Australians online writes Dr Robyn Torok.

Soil linked to antibiotic resistant bacteria

Soils containing even small amounts of metals are more likely to contain strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen.

Hunting iron in sea ice

Months-long research trips across the world’s oceans are just part of the job for Dr Viena Puigcorbé Lacueva. Find out about the challenges of research on sea ice and glaciers of Antarctica.

Latest university news

'App gap' creates new digital divide among young children

Researchers are concerned about a growing app gap where digital-savvy toddlers with access to educational apps may be more school-ready than their counterparts.

Internet connected-toys and science teaching under spotlight with $700,000 in research funding

Projects examining the internet of toys and improving the way science teachers engage with their students will share in more the $700,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council.

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

There are thousands of health supplements on the market that claim to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance. Dr Kristina Kendall examines the scientific evidence behind these claims and outlines which supplements actually work and which to avoid.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Perth brewer John Stallwood started with a home brew kit and an ECU marketing degree. He turned an experiment into a career — but the path to success …

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🐟🌊 🌡️🗺️ As ocean temperatures increase due to climate change, fish species normally found in tropical areas are moving away from the equator to…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

At just 17, Calan Williams Racing is a force to be reckoned with on the Formula 3 circuit. But to achieve his goal of reaching Formula 1, he has to…

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