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Issue 01 - 06

Issue 01 - 06

You and I: Sharna and Brie

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

The Mother's Adopting Midwifery Students program at ECU has paired hundreds of expecting women with students to share the pregnancy experience. New mum Brie Aram and midwifery student Sharna Bicheno spoke about sharing the pregnancy journey.

You and I: Prue and Lee

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

Dr Prue Cormie has got to know prostate cancer survivor Lee Giampietro well since he signed up to a research project looking at the effects of exercise on people with cancer.

You and I: Magdalena and Jason

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

ECU chemistry lecturer Dr Magdalena Wajrak and ECU cultural awareness officer Jason Barrow may seem like an unlikely professional pairing, however through their 'Old Ways New Ways' initiative, the two have found the perfect balance to inspire young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to study science.

You and I: Pierre and Christopher

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

The relationship between supervisor and PhD student at ECU can be a strong one – and that’s the case for Professor Pierre Horwitz and Christopher Kavazos.

The big question: How can we make better use of the Swan River?

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

We ask a group of ECU experts how they'd respond to a big issue, in this case, how to get the best out of Perth's iconic Swan River.

A clear and present threat

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

After yet another shark attack on a surfer off Western Australia's beaches, South West surfer and science lecturer Dr Rob Holt looks at what measures are needed to keep ocean-goers safe.

Five minutes with Steven Harrison

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

The beautiful grounds at Edith Cowan University's three campuses are looked after by a team of 11 grounds staff. David Gear sat down with long‑serving gardener Steve Harrison to get the lowdown on all things green.

Inside Bangladesh

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

Since 2006, groups of ECU Photomedia students have visited Bangladesh, immersing themselves in the history and culture of the country, meeting new people and uncovering unique stories.

The threat you can't afford to ignore

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

One in four Australians is the target of cyber crime each year, yet many individuals and businesses are blithely unaware of the risks posed to data, identity and saving

Students transform lives through legal work

Thursday, 04 December 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 02

For the past eight years, ECU has partnered with the Joondalup Community Legal Centre to help disadvantaged and low-income residents in Perth’s northern suburbs with legal advice and representation.

Google Doctor it’s popular but is it accurate?

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 01

When people’s health is an issue – and it almost always is – they want information that is accurate and they can trust. Today, that means many turn to Dr Google before their GP, writes Associate Professor Trevor Cullen.

Unpicking corporate ethics

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 01

The terms ‘business’ and ‘ethics’ may be a misnomer to many people, but Dr Julie Crews finds it fascinating how corporate leaders make decisions.

In the dark

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 01

There’s no doubt that a badly-designed website can be frustrating. But for the 20 per cent of Australians with a disability, that poor design can be the difference between accessing vital information and remaining in the dark.

Building the Future

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 01

Technological advances and changing student demands means modern university campuses must move with the times, writes Ruth Callaghan.

The big question

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Edith Magazine > Articles > 2014 > Issue 01

What is the next big breakthrough? Three researchers gaze into the future.

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