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Industry internships kick-start careers

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

Considering a career in broadcasting but daunted by the prospect of breaking into the industry? ECU graduates are bucking the trend straight out university.

See award-winning festival films under the night sky

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

The warm summer nights have returned and what better way to enjoy them than watching an award-winning festival film under the stars at Joondalup’s own outdoor cinema?

How social media was key to Islamic State's attacks on Paris

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

IS is using private messaging apps like Telegram to plan and execute attacks like those in Paris to avoid the prying eyes of security agencies.

Law student’s volunteering spirit recognised

Friday, 13 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

 Anu Kothapalli's passion for social justice and commitment to volunteering has won her a prestigious prize from WA's legal community.

Arts students have the skills to take off

Thursday, 12 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

You can see the very best work from ECU’s graduating arts and communications students at the University’s 2015 graduate show – Transit Lounge – at the Mount Lawley Campus.

Diabetes early detection study

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

A test that could predict type 2 diabetes is being developed by Professor Wei Wang after he was awarded a $549,000 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant.

Merging federal courts’ administration won't improve services for those who need it

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

Plans to merge Australia's three federal courts will save $6 million but ECU's Professor Anne Wallace asks how vulnerable families dealing with domestic violence, child abuse, mental illness and drug addiction will be affected by the change.

How to help your child cope with exam stress

Friday, 30 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Dr Mandie Shean investigates how parents can help their children manage stress during end of year exams.

Another starry starry night

Thursday, 29 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Get your picnic blanket, grab your friends, and get your dancing shoes on. ECU's free outdoor concert, Music Under the Stars, is back with a stellar line up of performers to light up the stage

Australian first autism study

Thursday, 29 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Participants are being sought for an Australian-first study examining the relationship between metals exposure and autism.

The art of storytelling

Thursday, 29 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

The story of one talented, visually impaired WAAPA student is just one of the powerful documentaries created by WA Screen Academy students this year.

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.

From Paralympian to star student

Thursday, 22 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Paralympic gold medallist Lyn Lepore takes the same attitude to her studies as she did on the track.

Lessons from the financial crisis

Thursday, 22 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

Alistair Darling had just hours to decide how to respond to the unprecedented financial crisis in 2008. Delivering this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Oration, he outlined the three key actions he took to avert chaos in the banking sector.

Australia's courageous war widows

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 News > News > 2015 > 10

A new book by ECU graduate Melinda Tognini tells the story of the War Widows' Guild and the determined women who were, and are, part of this organisation.

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