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Quest for Alzheimer’s test

Monday, 21 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear is seen as the key to fighting the deadly disease. Now thanks to a $700,000 grant, ECU researchers are confident such a blood test can be developed.

New Chief Information Officer appointed at ECU

Thursday, 17 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has appointed Vito Forte as its new Chief Information Officer.

Gastroenterology expert joins ECU

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

Liver disease expert Professor John Olynyk has been appointed to ECU's School of Medical and Health Sciences as Professor of Translational Medicine.

Small technology promises to clean huge volumes of wastewater

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

A new type of iron developed by ECU researchers that can strip impurities from water in just minutes is already generating interest from international mining companies.

New partnership opening international doors for WAAPA students

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

A new partnership between Edith Cowan University (ECU) and a top international conservatoire is giving Music students the chance to broaden their horizons in Manchester or learn from the best teachers in the world, right here in Perth.

'Fire and fury': Trump's impulsive rhetoric on North Korea threatens the region

Thursday, 10 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

In this article, originally written for The Conversation, Dr Genevieve Hohnen explains how by promising "fire and fury", Donald Trump actually plays into North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's hands.

Students big winners from West Coast Eagles partnership

Friday, 04 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

Edith Cowan University students will get the chance to work with the West Coast Eagles in a range of areas including performance analysis and broadcasting after the two organisations signed a 10-year partnership agreement.

Respect.Now.Always

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has today released its institution-level data from the Australian Human Rights Commission's Change the course: National report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities (the National Report).

ECU Mount Lawley and WAAPA Open Day - Sunday 13 August

Thursday, 27 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 07

ECU Mount Lawley Open Day is your chance to take a tour behind the scenes at WAAPA, see students in action at rehearsals and speak one on one with lecturers.

Survey shows WA public sector workers lack communication on cuts

Thursday, 27 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 07

Preliminary findings from an Edith Cowan University survey of WA public sector workers reveals high levels of stress and major gaps in information-sharing during the Labor Government’s five-month review period of upcoming cuts.

ECU Media Newsletter 27 July 2017

Thursday, 27 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 08

The fortnight's media newsletter includes experts on the cashless economy, Chinese tourism and Alzheimer's disease.

Pop on the kettle to prevent disease

Friday, 21 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 07

Having a cup of tea is a great way to relax, but a review of existing research has found that it could also help protect you from Alzheimer's disease and diabetes.

Vale Graham Wood

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 07

It is with great sadness we regret to inform you of the passing of WAAPA Associate Dean Associate Professor Graham Wood PhD WAAPA on Wednesday, 19 July 2017. Graham passed peacefully surrounded by his family and loved ones.

From Elizabeth I to high fashion, the tales behind Game of Thrones' costumes

Monday, 17 July 2017 News > News > 2017 > 07

Dr Lydia Edwards writes, Game of Thrones is great fun to watch as a fashion expert, whether you are a “pedant” who needs everything to be historically correct, or a “swooner” who doesn’t mind if it is not.

Three ways the ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack is more complex than WannaCry

Friday, 30 June 2017 News > News > 2017 > 06

The NotPetya cyberattack represents a new twist in the field of online warfare, argue Dr Paul Haskell-Dowland.

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