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Industry backs ECU broadcasters

Friday, 16 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

Seven students from Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) one year intensive Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting are on the way to the careers of their dreams thanks to the support of Australia’s media industry.

A new reality for students with special needs

Friday, 09 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

A VR teaching tool developed by ECU computer science students could transform how some of society’s most vulnerable children are taught about personal safety and social interaction.

Mediterranean diet key to delaying Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

Eating a Mediterranean diet could delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease by years, new research has found.

Building ECU’s science future

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

Students studying science, medical or nursing courses from 2020 will be the beneficiaries of a new $48 million science facility at ECU’s Joondalup Campus.

Seagrass unexpected protector of marine history

Friday, 02 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

Seagrass meadows are safeguarding shipwrecks off of the Australian coast, with Edith Cowan University researchers likening them to security vaults for priceless cultural artefacts.

ECU graduate takes out PR prize for sunburn campaign

Thursday, 01 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

A communications campaign designed to tackle severe sunburn injury has boosted the CV of one ECU public relations graduate.

Fresh offerings for uni students in the South West

Thursday, 01 November 2018 News > News > 2018 > 11

Students in the South West will benefit from brand new lecture theatres and two new courses available at the Campus from next year.

Student's rubbish story makes front page news

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

A university assignment exposing Rottnest Island’s dirty secret has landed one ECU student a front-page feature in The West Australian and a WA Media Award.

Opportunities for WA in defence

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

To coincide with the Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference, Dr Andrew Dowse argues that WA's four public universities have the capability to play an expanded role in defence.

ECU remembers Dr Richard Gill

Monday, 29 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Edith Cowan University today pays tribute to Dr Richard Gill AO (1942-2018), founding Dean of The Western Australian Conservatorium of Music (now The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts).

Men needed for nightclub behaviour study

Friday, 26 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Men who frequent nightclubs are being sought for a research project that will examine what is deemed acceptable sexual behaviour in entertainment venues.

Spotlight on youth mental health leads to award for emerging journalist

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

A story exploring the alarming rates of young Australians taking anti-depressant medication won Lindsay Brennan the Charmaine Dragun Memorial Award at the 2018 WA Youth Awards.

ECU says farewell to Hendy Cowan

Friday, 19 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

ECU's "big man", Dr Hendy Cowan, was farewelled at an event this week before he retires from his role as Chancellor.

Fresh purpose for agricultural waste

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Canola stalks and lupin straw can be used to filter lead from wastewater, new research has found.

Mentoring as a tool against African youth crime

Monday, 08 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Peer mentoring programs may prevent crime and violence among African youth, according to the early findings of new ECU research.

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