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2011 News

Smurfs on show at the Pines

Friday, 02 December 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 12

The Pines at ECU Joondalup treated ECU Alumni to special family screening of the Smurfs Movie for the annual Alumni movie night.


Support for Indigenous parents in remote regions

Friday, 02 December 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 12

One ECU researcher is working to improve the way Indigenous parents are supported in remote regions in Western Australia.

School of Psychology and Social Science Senior Lecturer Dr Andrew Guilfoyle has received $210, 614 from the Commonwealth to work in collaboration with Save the Children Australia in assessing parent support.


Corruption and professionalism

Friday, 02 December 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 12

The conflict between corruption and professionalism is at the heart of a new book by School of Education Lecturer Dr Christine Cunningham.


Essential student services at ECU available over Christmas

Thursday, 01 December 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 12

ECU observes an Essential Student Services Period from Monday, 26 December to Friday, 6 January inclusive. Most areas of the University use this time to take a break, however, the following services will be available:


New test for Alzheimer's

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

Mental health illness accounts for 25 per cent of the health burden in Australia.

The newly created Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Mental Health has been awarded $23 million from the federal government to develop diagnostics and early treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Schizophrenia and other related disorders.


ECU lecturer to lead UN Workshop

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

ECU’s head of journalism, Associate Professor Trevor Cullen, has been invited by the United Nations to run a three-day workshop for broadcasters in the Asia Pacific region.


Applications now open for Winston Churchill Fellowships

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

The Winston Churchill Fellowships were established in 1965 as a way to encourage Australian researchers to embark on overseas research projects.


Commemorating Indigenous alumni

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

2011 is a special year for ECU – not only does it mark 150 years since the birth of the University’s namesake, Edith Dircksey Cowan, it also commemorates the 60th anniversary of ECU’s first Aboriginal graduate.


Children our most precious resource

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

FBI agents, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and leading researchers have attended an international child protection conference at ECU.


On the airwaves for sailing championships

Monday, 28 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

Broadcasting students will put their skills into practice when they broadcast to an international audience during the 2011 World Sailing Championships in Fremantle this December.


Congratulations to ECU’s Singapore graduates

Friday, 25 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

A total of 125 ECU students from the Singapore Cohort celebrated their graduation in front of family and friends at the Raffles Convention Centre, Singapore.


Something is Happening at ECU

Friday, 25 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

Throughout December the School of Communications and Arts buildings at the ECU Mount Lawley Campus will be transformed into one huge exhibition space, to celebrate the creative work of SCA’s 2011 graduating students.


Top coaching honour

Friday, 25 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

ECU PHd student Nic Poulos recently received the top award for strength and conditioning coaching in Australia.


WA Screen Academy goes to Russia

Wednesday, 23 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

The Director of ECU's WA Screen Academy, John Rapsey, is packing his bags for Russia this December.


Women in the 21st century

Monday, 21 November 2011 News > Latest news > 2011 > 11

To mark 150 years since Edith Cowan’s birth, ECU’s Social Justice Research Centre are hosting influential women for a panel discussion on the issues facing women today.


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