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Older people who care for others live longer

Wednesday, 11 January 2017 News > News > 2017 > 01

Grandparents who care for their grandchildren live up to a five years longer than those who don’t according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

Chemical linked with bigger bubs

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

In a surprise finding, research from Edith Cowan University has found that one of the chemicals used in non-stick cookware is actually linked to increased birth weights for babies.

Leaping into the Shanghai global rankings

Monday, 19 December 2016

ECU has been named as one of the top 15 universities in the world, and the best in Western Australia, for sports science.

A quality educational experience

Monday, 19 December 2016

ECU students reported a satisfaction rate of 86 per cent, ranking the University fourth in Australia for overall quality of educational experience.

Opening hours during the holiday season

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

ECU services for future, current and graduating students will operate on an adjusted timetable over the Christmas-New Year break.

2016 in review

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

A Hollywood cinematographer recognised, new research into the benefits of full fat milk over hi-lo and a world record attempt. ECU’s 25th anniversary year had it all.

Blazing a trail towards a career in media

Friday, 09 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

A curiosity about the world and a desire to inform society is behind deafblind student Vanessa Vlajkovic’s decision to study journalism at ECU.

Could more effective goals be the key to treating depression?

Thursday, 08 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Helping people with depression set achievable, positive goals could help improve treatment options according to research from ECU.

Students celebrate Silver Scholarships

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Free tuition will help two high achieving ECU students get ready for careers in education and psychology.

WA Young Australian of the Year

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Abdullahi Alim wants to change the face of entrepreneurship in Australia.

Warm weather for Birak Season

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Buildings at ECU’s three campuses have changed colour – from yellow (yoornt) to red (mirda) – signalling the arrival of Birak season.

$1 million for Alzheimer’s answers

Monday, 05 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

The search for a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages got a major boost with Professor Ralph Martins receiving a $1.25 million grant. Learn more about his work combating this debilitating disease.

Two of the best

Friday, 02 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

There’s good news for those considering studying journalism or education at ECU: the University is home to two of the best teachers in Australia for these courses.

How we’re helping endangered cockatoos breeding in Perth

Thursday, 01 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

In 2015 ECU students found two Carnaby's black cockatoo chicks on the Joondalup Campus for the first time in history. Now we’ve installed artificial nesting boxes around the Campus to do our bit to save the species.

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