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Journalism students hit the campaign trail

Monday, 16 May 2016 News > News > 2016 > 05

ECU journalism students have become part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch project.

HealthInfoNet report shows improvements being made

Monday, 16 May 2016 News > News > 2016 > 05

The latest annual snapshot of the health of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population shows slight decreases in infant mortality rates and increases in average life expectancy. But there is still more to be done.

Big science needs big data

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > News > 2016 > 05

Professor David Broadhurst will discuss how scientists can now harness the power of big data in the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

‘Get ready’ for ECU’s new campaign

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Meet Alec Jones, a Bachelor of Engineering student with zero acting experience. He’s also one of the stars of ECU’s new TV ad campaign.

Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Friday, 22 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

Aboriginal Anzacs remembered through art

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 News > News > 2016 > 04

A new art exhibition at Joondalup Campus highlights the stories of the WA Aboriginal servicemen who served during World War I.

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.

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