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Can people actually multitask?

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Can we effectively do more than one thing at once?  Professor Craig Speelman delves into the science of multitasking.

Distinguished fortepianist joins WAAPA

Thursday, 14 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Students are set to learn from a piano master with the appointment of Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM as the third ECU Professorial Research Fellow.

New role for ECU in domestic violence initiative

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

The ECU Health Centre is the location for a range of new services to help victims of domestic violence, including legal advice, counselling and access to crisis accommodation.

ECU ranked in list of best young universities

Thursday, 07 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

ECU has been named in the 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) 150 Under 50 global rankings.

Cocky count: how Perth’s ‘green’ growth plan could wipe out WA’s best-loved bird

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Human settlement has already pushed the Carnaby's cockatoo close to extinction, but according to ECU's Dr Rob Davis, a new plan for Perth's future growth could wipe out one of our favourite birds.

How secure is your smartphone's lock screen?

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Smartphones are an enormous part of most people's daily lives, but just how safe is the data stored on them? Dr Clinton Carpene takes us through the various security measures and how strong they actually are.

Perth's newest gallery space opens at ECU

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

A new art gallery built to house professional exhibitions of art and design is now open at ECU.

Multirank gives ECU thumbs up for graduate outcomes

Monday, 04 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

There’s good news for ECU graduates in the latest university rankings, with ECU receiving the highest rating of ‘very good’ for bachelor and masters graduates finding work locally.

The new breed of terrorists: criminals first, Islamists second

Friday, 01 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Have the latest tragic terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels revealed a new type of terrorist? Radicalisation expert Professor Anne Aly tackles the issue.

How you can stay safe online

Thursday, 24 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

ECU experts are providing free cyber security check ups for the community in Perth’s northern suburbs.

Green lights signal go for Djeran season

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

The Nyoongar season Djeran, usually in April and May, has arrived early this year.

Boat mooring chains scour Rottnest seagrass releasing CO2

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

 Seagrass at Perth’s Rottnest Island has paid a terrible price for the island’s popularity among tourists and day-trippers.

Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen kicks off at ECU

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

For the first time in WA, this community based cooking program will teach Jamie’s hints, tips and basic home cooking skills in a state-of-the art mobile kitchen.

A new place to reflect

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

A new boardwalk over the lake at the Joondalup Campus is actually ECU’s newest cultural reflection space.

Unconsciously creative

Friday, 11 March 2016 News > News > 2016 > 03

Comedy icon John Cleese shared his wit and wisdom with students when he spoke to them as part of ECU's 25th anniversary celebrations.

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