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Preparing paramedics with VR

Thursday, 30 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Virtual Reality is being used to train and prepare the next generation of paramedics to respond to mass casualty events such as terrorist attacks and natural disasters.

School systems failing gifted students – expert

Monday, 13 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Australian school systems are failing to identify and cater for our best and brightest students according
to an Edith Cowan University education researcher.

Access all areas at ECU Mount Lawley & WAAPA Open Day

Thursday, 09 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Mount Lawley Open Day is your chance to check out Perth’s newest radio station, take a tour behind the scenes at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and speak one on one with lecturers.

New home for tomorrow’s broadcasters

Thursday, 09 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Perth’s newest radio station, featuring programs created and presented entirely by students, will open its doors for the first time at ECU's Open Day at the Mount Lawley Campus.

ECU appoints new Executive Dean to lead WA’s largest teaching program

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Professor Stephen Winn has been appointed Executive Dean of ECU's School of Education.

Research to examine impact of revenge porn

Thursday, 02 August 2018 News > News > 2018 > 08

Volunteers are needed for a study that will examine the experiences and consequences for women who have been victims of image-based abuse.

ECU publishes Respect. Now. Always. action plan

Thursday, 26 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Edith Cowan University has published its Respect. Now. Always. action plan, detailing the rapid improvements it has already made to address sexual assault and sexual harassment, as well as outlining its ongoing work on long-term changes.

ECU appoints new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Equity and Indigenous role

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Braden Hill has been appointed as ECU's new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous) and Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research.

Single use water bottle days are numbered at ECU

Monday, 23 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

ECU will begin phasing out single use plastic water bottles and straws across its three campuses from the start of semester 2 next week as part of a joint initiative with the ECU Guild.

Aboriginal students reap great rewards from boarding school - but face unique challenges

Thursday, 19 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Many Indigenous students from remote areas overcome unique challenges to attend boarding school, and in doing so, reap clear benefits including employability, access to positive social networks and an improved sense of empowerment according to new ECU research.

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

A blood test that can detect melanoma in its early stages has been developed by ECU's Melanoma Research Group.

Men still second-class citizens in birthing suite

Monday, 16 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Despite Australian men playing a more active role in their child’s birth than previous generations, an anonymous survey of midwifery students from Edith Cowan University (ECU) reveals they are still often treated as second-class citizens.

Warming up to the benefits of stretching

Thursday, 12 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Stretching doesn't improve athletic performance, but it may provide psychological benefits new research has found.

$300,000 for Huntington’s disease home therapy program

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

People with Huntington's disease will be able to independently undertake therapy thanks to a major grant.

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