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2015 News

2015 in review

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

New buildings, a new leader and a placing in the top 100 universities under the age of 50: ECU's rapid development continued in 2015.

Radicalisation expert joins ECU

Monday, 21 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

Professor Anne Aly will continue the fight against violent extremism with her appointment as one of ECU’s new Professorial Research Fellows.

Study offers to help you get fit in 2016

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

If your New Year’s resolutions are usually made after a couple of weeks of slacking off over the holiday season, ECU may be able to help.

ECU teaching excellence recognised

Thursday, 10 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

WAAPA percussion lecturer Tim White has been named as one of the best university teachers in Australia.

Your broadband router is not as secure as you think it is

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

The humble home router is your first line of defence against hackers, malware and viruses but 90 per cent of Australian routers are vulnerable to attack by cybercriminals.

World-class research at ECU continues to grow

Friday, 04 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

The number of fields of research at ECU rated ‘above’ or ‘well above’ world standard by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) has jumped from one to seven in just three years.

A healthy job environment

Thursday, 03 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

With tasks as varied as testing water quality and ensuring houses once used as clandestine drug labs are safe for occupation, it's no surprise there is strong demand for environmental health officers.

Mind and body under microscope in dementia studies

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

Dementia research focusing on both the body and the brain is underway thanks to more than $1 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Jamie Oliver’s kitchen classroom on wheels coming to Joondalup

Thursday, 26 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

ECU’s Joondalup Campus will be the first location for Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen when it launches in WA in early 2016.

Music of our time: let's embrace experimental music once and for all

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11


Music needs to be pushed into unexpected directions and we should be forging infrastructure that facilitates and celebrates experimental music, according to Associate Professor Cat Hope.

Graduates make for safer skies

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Hijack management, fire safety and detecting forgeries are just some of the specialist skills this latest ECU cohort have learned as part of their aviation security degree.

Study short and sweet

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Surviving exam season can be as simple as discovering your study style, says ECU education expert Dr Mandie Shean.

First of 20 new Professors joins ECU

Thursday, 17 September 2015 News > News > 2015 > 09

Renowned environmental scientist and physicist Professor Pere Masqué will establish Western Australia’s first environmental radioactivity lab as the first of more than 20 new Professors to join ECU.

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