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Taking aim at feral cats

Thursday, 09 May 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 05

A partnership between ECU and conservation groups is hoping to put a collar on feral cat numbers in WA’s interior as more and more native species are put at risk by the cats.


Sports science improving health

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 05

The recent drugs in sport scandal has thrown the spotlight onto a few ‘rogue’ sports scientists who have brought the profession into  disrepute


Parkinson’s test app shows long-term benefits

Thursday, 02 May 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 05

As a child, seeing a loved one battle  Parkinson’s disease was one of the driving forces behind ECU student Jose Alvarado now helping to create an app as an easy way to track the progression of the disease.


ECU hosts global big data event

Thursday, 02 May 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 05

ECU researchers had the opportunity to learn more about the impact ‘big data’ is having on research at a recent event held at the ECU@iVEC facility during international Big Data Week.


Submarine game recreates ANZAC legend

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

ECU researchers have developed a computer game inspired by the ANZAC’s first submarine which left Albany in 1914.


The Nathan Project

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

When Monique Garcia’s son Nathan was diagnosed with infantile scoliosis at 18 months, the Edith Cowan University Masters student did everything in her power to help her son fight the condition.


Social media a threat to fair trial

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

Does a social media pose a threat to Australia’s justice system? Head of School of Law and Justice Professor Anne Wallace believes it does.


Kinect the key to in-home monitoring

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

A student research project is using the built-in motion detection features of a popular games console to provide a low-cost, 24-hour home monitoring system for the sick, elderly or those who have a disability.


Do 457 visas give SMEs a stamp of approval?

Tuesday, 09 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

Are migrant workers on 457 visas turning down the chance to work for resources industry giants for employment with smaller firms?


International scholarship success

Monday, 08 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

Congratulations to ECU exchange student Luise Mund, winner of the 2013 Gerald Frank Brown Scholarship, worth $2000.


New director for WA Screen Academy

Thursday, 04 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

The WA Screen Academy is set to strengthen its ties with the eastern states film industry through the appointment of new Director, Franco Di Chiera.


World photography win

Thursday, 04 April 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 04

ECU photography student Michael Farnell has won a major gong at the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards.


Screen Academy makes the shortlist

Thursday, 21 March 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 03

WA Screen Academy films I Love You Fish and Scarred are both finalists in the 2013 Uni Shorts Student Film Festival.


Women put up with more bad behaviour at work, respond by working harder: study

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 03

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the University of New England has found women experience more rude and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace, but they tolerated it by working harder.


Football the difference for refugees

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 News > Latest news > 2013 > 03

Al Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is home to more than 130,000 Syrian refugees. For many it is a place of despair.


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