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Bushfires are pushing species towards extinction

Thursday, 11 February 2016 News > News > 2016 > 02

We're used to measuring the cost of bushfires in human lives and damage to property but the toll of these devastating fires on our most threatened species is often overlooked.

Criminals blame booze for incarceration

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 News > News > 2016 > 02

The results of interviews with detainees in police lockups in WA paints a worrying picture of alcohol-related crime in the Pilbara and Perth metropolitan area.

ECU says G’day to Japanese students

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 News > News > 2016 > 02

122 students from Tokyo City University have just arrived in Perth for a five month study abroad program at ECU. But it’s the ECU students that could benefit most from this relationship.

Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

Friday, 05 February 2016 News > News > 2016 > 02

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

More than one path to uni success

Thursday, 04 February 2016 News > News > 2016 > 02

ECU’s flexible entry options, including Portfolio Pathway and UniPrep courses, offer a range opportunities to start undergraduate study. Just ask Perth Glory's Shannon May.

Graduate and become the action hero of your own life

Sunday, 31 January 2016 News > News > 2016 > 01

The Hollywood cinematographer behind blockbusters such as Predator and Moulin Rouge joined several thousand new graduates in receiving their university qualifications at ECU ceremonies over the weekend.

Australia Day award for ecologist

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 News > News > 2016 > 01

Meet Dr David Goodall AM. At 101, he is believed to be Australia’s oldest working scientist. He has also been made a Member of the Order of Australia, recognising his contribution to ecology over the past seven decades.

Seagrass libraries reveal devastation of coastal ecosystems

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 News > News > 2016 > 01

Researchers have used seagrass to look more than 600 years into the past and find out why these important marine ecosystems are dying out all around the world and hopefully, what we can do to stop it.

A stress-free start to the school year

Monday, 25 January 2016 News > News > 2016 > 01

The start of a new school year can be an anxious time for parents and children alike. Dr Mandie Shean’s tips for parents can help their children have a stress-free start to 2016.

ECU again rated among world’s best

Thursday, 14 January 2016 News > News > 2016 > 01

We've been named on a prestigious list of the world’s most international universities, acknowledging our appeal to overseas students, academics and research collaborators.

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.

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