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Cancer treatment plans should include tailored exercise prescriptions

Friday, 18 October 2019

New guidelines for the prescription of exercise medicine for people with cancer, co-authored by Professor Professor Daniel Galvão, have released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Gaps need closing for young children with allergies

Friday, 11 October 2019

A survey of Australian early childhood education centres has found worrying gaps in allergy management practices for children.

What happens to our digital possessions after we die?

Monday, 07 October 2019

Priceless family photos and other memories are being lost forever because older Australians don’t know how to preserve their ‘digital legacies’ after death, new research from Edith Cowan University has revealed.

$3 million for Alzheimer's answers

Monday, 07 October 2019

Researchers will examine how lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise and brain training can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease thanks to a major grant.

New Centre of Excellence shines $67M spotlight on kids' digital lives

Wednesday, 02 October 2019

ECU researchers will collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children.

New research puts Australia at forefront of blue carbon economy

Tuesday, 01 October 2019

In world-first research, ECU researchers and an international team of collaborators have accurately quantified the amount of greenhouse gasses - or ‘blue carbon’ - being absorbed and emitted by Australian marine ecosystems.

Indigenous suicide crisis needs urgent action: review

Friday, 27 September 2019

A new systematic review has shed light on the risk factors and prevalence of suicide, self-harm and suicide ideation among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth.

Lessons for WA tourism from Cuban cigars

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Western Australia's booming craft beer industry has the potential to attract Chinese 'luxury tourists'. But the key is to provide authentic experiences attached to the product, according to ECU researchers Dr Jun Wen and Professor Sam Huang.

Indigenous suicide crisis needs urgent action: review

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

A new systematic review has shed light on the risk factors and prevalence of suicide, self-harm and suicide ideation among Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth.

Why is the charge of birth concealment still happening in Australia?

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Why are Australian women still concealing birth? Because shame, argues ECU researcher Amanda Gardiner, is timeless.

ECU grows two Tall Poppies

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

A pair of outstanding ECU researchers have been recognised for their work to reduce the burden of chronic disease.

Three Minute Thesis Final promises an exciting showcase of ECU research

Monday, 16 September 2019

ECU 2019 Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT). ECU, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia

New institute takes lead in Australia’s online security

Friday, 06 September 2019

Edith Cowan University will further its formidable expertise in cyber security, computer science and digital citizenship with the launch of a new research institute.

Pick of the crop: the best veggies for heart health

Friday, 06 September 2019

Researchers will examine which vegetables can best protect against heart disease thanks to a major grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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