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2012 News

Health simulation for anaesthetists

Thursday, 17 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

Anaesthetists from around Australia and New Zealand have had their skills put to the test in Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Health Simulation Centre.


Calling for Kenyan fair participants

Friday, 11 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

ECU is hosting an African fair to celebrate the opening of art exhibition Koroga II: Another African Story.


Students shipwrecked

Friday, 11 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

ECU contemporary performance students are bringing the real-life stories of famous shipwrecks to the stage.


Going solo for the Gibb

Thursday, 10 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

Vilma FitzGerald is gearing up for the ride of a lifetime.  The School Officer for ECU’s School of Exercise and Sports Science is getting ready to tackle the 740km Gibb River Challenge solo for the first time, with all money raised going towards Breast Cancer Care WA.


WA film graduate joins Underbelly

Thursday, 10 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

2010 WA Screen Academy directing graduate Ben Mizzi will join the crew for the new season of Australian drama, Underbelly.


Youth worker award winner

Thursday, 10 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

ECU student Aaron del Pino has been named joint winner of the WA Minister for Youth’s most outstanding youth worker award.


Alumnus aids Africa's poorest

Thursday, 10 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

At 97, Elsie Donovan is not content to have spent a lifetime helping Western Australians. She has now turned her attention to one of Africa’s poorest countries.

In the past five years, Mrs Donovan, one of ECU’s oldest alumni, has provided housing and education for over 2,000 children in Malawi orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, as well as providing several water wells for the wider communities.


Omani delegation at ECU

Tuesday, 08 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

The Consul General of Oman has visited ECU’s Joondalup Campus, touring the state-of-the-art facilities and meeting with Omani students.


WAAPA top of the class

Monday, 07 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

ECU's Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) has been named as one of the top 25 performance schools in the world.


Scholarship to help Indigenous students

Friday, 04 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

ECU has joined with Yanchep Beach Joint Venture to offer a new scholarship for Indigenous students.


New engineering lab

Thursday, 03 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

A new state-of-the-art engineering laboratory will help ECU students learn the skills needed to meet Australia’s mining boom, thanks to a partnership between the University and Schneider Electric.


World-first Huntington's study

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 04

ECU researchers are leading a world-first study which could change the way Huntington’s disease is treated.  


Emirates and ECU celebrate 10-year link

Tuesday, 01 May 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 05

Eighty one students graduated from the joint ECU and Emirates Group Security Centre of Aviation and Security Studies program at a ceremony in Dubai recently.


Videos changing perceptions of Indigenous health

Monday, 30 April 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 04

A security guard in a hospital threatens to a throw an Indigenous man out onto the street because he assumes the man is drunk.  Minutes later the man collapses and an emergency response is called.  The man was seriously ill, and was simply drinking water.  


Research@ECU with Pierre Horwitz

Friday, 27 April 2012 News > Latest news > 2012 > 04

Natural Science researcher Professor Pierre Horwitz is featured in the latest Research@ECU series.


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