In 1991 there were bombs falling on Iraq, Bob Hawke was the Prime Minister and 'WA Inc' Royal Commission was in full-swing. It was also the year the nation’s newest university opened its doors.
How can we stop young Australians leaving our shores to fight with violent extremist groups? Ben Jones asks an expert — one of ECU’s newest professors who specialises in the fight against radicalisation.
Work, sitting down and reading the news: ECU experts tackle the thorny question of just how we are likely to die.
A lot can change in just 25 years. In 1991, for example, international students made up a tiny proportion of overall enrolments. Today, they are a significant part of the ECU community and growing. Check out this and other interesting stats in our Big Data infographic.
A group of ECU Photomedia students have captured some of the diverse stories of modern day China, including skateboarding in Shanghai, the country’s one child policy, the affection for their “fur babies” and the impact of national tourism on the remote Yunnan province.
They are the unsung heroes of a university. Without them, there would be few research breakthroughs or graduates heading to new careers. Ruth Callaghan talks to five of the hundreds of people working quietly behind the scenes.
What would it mean if you lost your family photos, research or business records? How much would you pay to get them back? As ECU cyber security experts Zubair Baig and Nikolai Hampton write, there’s a burgeoning form of cybercrime that hinges on your answers.
Maarten Van Horenbeek's career in information security has seen him work with Microsoft, Google and Amazon.
Are they born with it or does practice really make perfect? What it is that separates the best of us from the rest of us?
The man behind WAAPA's stunning set designs has a passion for artistry – and didgeridoos. Read how Stephen Heath went from being a soldier in the British Army to creating theatrical backdrops in Western Australia.
Virtual reality has finally made it off the pages of science fiction with the promise of transforming everything from entertainment to education, yet challenges remain.
India is now the slavery capital of the world, with 10 to 12 million citizens in forced slavery or working as bonded labourers. ECU graduate Anu George Canjanathoppil is doing everything in her power to make slavery a thing of the past.
Why do Australians sell their most sensitive personal information online for just a few dollars? This is the question ECU researcher Patryk Szewczyk has spent the past five years trying to understand.
A new photographic exhibition at ECU provides a unique insight into Perth’s rave and dance culture scene.
Our experts give their take on what implications our obsession with technology has on the future of dating.
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