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2012 News

Honouring the best of ECU

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Extraordinary individuals from all walks of life were honoured last week at the annual ECU Path of Honour ceremony.


Perth NAIDOC Award for ECU student

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Heath Carpenter will soon become Edith Cowan University (ECU)’s first Indigenous graduate with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering. But it’s an achievement that almost didn’t happen.


Russian visit builds research relationships

Friday, 22 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

A visit from a leading Russian scientist is expected to produce exciting collaborations with ECU research into photonics and nano science.


OSH students in workplace learning

Thursday, 21 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) students recently experienced health and safety first hand at Viridian Glass.


Bon voyage to ECU students heading overseas

Thursday, 21 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

ECU has farewelled its largest group of exchange students, with 39 students due to study at 28 different exchange partner universities across 11 countries next semester.


Link between amphetamines and violent crime questioned

Monday, 18 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Amphetamine users are more likely to commit non-violent crimes, a new study by ECU researchers has found.

Amphetamine use is associated with psychological, physical and social harm, criminal behaviour and violence.


Alcohol a no go for mums to be

Monday, 18 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

No alcohol is the message of a new state campaign aimed at highlighting the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

The No Alcohol is the Safest Choice campaign is based on research carried out at Edith Cowan University, which found that many women are often confused about whether small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy are safe


Focussing on the future

Friday, 15 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Max Bindon has his eyes firmly focused on the future, thanks to a scholarship from ECU and the City of Joondalup.  


Simulation for visiting Minister

Friday, 15 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

The Hon. Dr Kim Hames, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Tourism visited ECU this week, taking a tour of the University’s world-class Health Simulation Centre.


NAIDOC Week 2012

Thursday, 14 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Each year, Edith Cowan University celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Indigenous Australians through a number of activities held during NAIDOC Week.


Olympic athletes given boost by ECU expert

Thursday, 14 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

International athletes are turning to ECU’s expertise in strength and conditioning to boost their performance in the build up to the London Olympic Games.


The deafening sound of Sonic Silence

Thursday, 14 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

Listening to your iPod on full volume for just six minutes may lead to irreversible hearing damage, ECU researchers have found.


Joondalup and Mount Lawley Campus closures

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting extreme weather conditions for tonight, Tuesday 12th June. After careful consideration, it has been decided that in the interest of student and staff safety, Mount Lawley and Joondalup campuses will be closed from 5pm.


South West Campus closed

Monday, 11 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

As a result of storms on the weekend, Bunbury campus will remain closed until Wednesday, 13 June.


It’s an honour for Professor Hayward AM

Monday, 11 June 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 06

ECU’s Professor Colleen Hayward has been included in the Queen’s Birthday 2012 Honours List, recognising her work with Indigenous communities.


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