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Top 5 things to do at ECU’s South West Open Day

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

Cool courses, mind reading and Matrix-style bullet time are all part of the South West Open Day in Bunbury.

What makes a winning sprinter?

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

Three-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt can run at a top speed of 44kph. Associate Professor Anthony Blazevich explains how the world's best sprinters reach such incredible speeds.

Regional high school students in the dark on uni reforms

Friday, 12 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

An ECU researcher has called on the Federal Government to better communicate any university reforms to high school students.

New performance venue offers unique experience

Thursday, 11 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

ECU is the first university in the world to acquire a Spiegeltent, providing a unique performance space for WAAPA students to hone their craft.

Did the Census really suffer a denial-of-service ‘attack’?

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

On August 9 the Australian Bureau of Statistics closed the 2016 Census website. No explanation was given at the time, except for a message on the page saying “the system is very busy at the moment”.

Paleo side effects probed

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

The Paleo diet is growing in popularity, but new research has found it can cause adverse side effects.

Why are Australians choosing to drink vodka?

Friday, 05 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

It’s one of the world’s most popular spirits – but what’s making us choose to drink vodka over other beverages?

ECU Media Newsletter - 3 August 2016

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

This edition of the fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on electric cars, new Olympic sports and Pokemon Go.

Mind games for cyclists in Rio

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

The ability to race through mental fatigue has been found to be a key difference between professional cyclists and the rest of us.

ECU campuses pretty in pink for Djilba season

Tuesday, 02 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 08

Buildings at ECU’s three campuses have changed colour – from blue (wooyan) to pink (mirda mokiny) – signalling the arrival of Djilba season.

Two in a row for ECU law students

Monday, 01 August 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

Concetta Macri won the best mediator award at a major law competition in Hong Kong recently, making it the second year in a row an ECU law student has won the award.

Students celebrate with Silver Scholarships

Friday, 29 July 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

Free tuition for two ECU students are helping them to make their mark in the disciplines of sports science and speech pathology.

Science scholarship leads to sea change

Friday, 29 July 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

Nicholas Mondello was preparing to join the Navy after uni but a series of ‘eureka moments’ and a once-in-a-lifetime trip has steered him towards a career in science and research.

From angry young man to respected academic

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

An inspirational new book by ECU researcher Dr Mick Adams is about courage and determination and how he turned his life around to become a respected Aboriginal leader in his own right.

Sleep problems linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

A bad night’s sleep could be doing more than putting you in a bad mood, with research showing a link between difficulty getting to sleep and Alzheimer’s disease.

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