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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.

Aussie digging mammals vital to iconic Tuarts

Monday, 09 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

How can a tiny Quenda help save towering Tuarts?  It's all in the diet...

Kerry Sanderson elected as ECU’s new Chancellor

Friday, 06 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

Former Governor of Western Australia the Hon. Kerry Sanderson AC has been elected as Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) fourth Chancellor.

ECU set to host international conference exploring children and the internet

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

How social media is birthing a new generation of child stars, immobile children using mobile devices, and vlogging of family life are just some of the topics up for discussion at an international conference investigating children and the internet.

Asia Pacific health security comes into focus

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 News > News > 2018 > 07

ECU researchers will be part of a multi-million dollar research project aimed at improving the health system of Fiji to combat deadly waterborne diseases.

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