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Big science needs big data

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

Professor David Broadhurst will discuss how scientists can now harness the power of big data in the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

‘Get ready’ for ECU’s new campaign

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Meet Alec Jones, a Bachelor of Engineering student with zero acting experience. He’s also one of the stars of ECU’s new TV ad campaign.

Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Friday, 22 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

Aboriginal Anzacs remembered through art

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

A new art exhibition at Joondalup Campus highlights the stories of the WA Aboriginal servicemen who served during World War I.

Can people actually multitask?

Monday, 18 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Can we effectively do more than one thing at once?  Professor Craig Speelman delves into the science of multitasking.

Distinguished fortepianist joins WAAPA

Thursday, 14 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Students are set to learn from a piano master with the appointment of Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM as the third ECU Professorial Research Fellow.

New role for ECU in domestic violence initiative

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

The ECU Health Centre is the location for a range of new services to help victims of domestic violence, including legal advice, counselling and access to crisis accommodation.

ECU ranked in list of best young universities

Thursday, 07 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

ECU has been named in the 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) 150 Under 50 global rankings.

Cocky count: how Perth’s ‘green’ growth plan could wipe out WA’s best-loved bird

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Human settlement has already pushed the Carnaby's cockatoo close to extinction, but according to ECU's Dr Rob Davis, a new plan for Perth's future growth could wipe out one of our favourite birds.

How secure is your smartphone's lock screen?

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Smartphones are an enormous part of most people's daily lives, but just how safe is the data stored on them? Dr Clinton Carpene takes us through the various security measures and how strong they actually are.

Perth's newest gallery space opens at ECU

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

A new art gallery built to house professional exhibitions of art and design is now open at ECU.

Multirank gives ECU thumbs up for graduate outcomes

Monday, 04 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

There’s good news for ECU graduates in the latest university rankings, with ECU receiving the highest rating of ‘very good’ for bachelor and masters graduates finding work locally.

The new breed of terrorists: criminals first, Islamists second

Friday, 01 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Have the latest tragic terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels revealed a new type of terrorist? Radicalisation expert Professor Anne Aly tackles the issue.

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