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It was 50 years ago today - half a century of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's

Friday, 26 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band turns 50 on June 1 but has the classic work stood up to the test of time?

ECU media newsletter – 18 May 2017

Thursday, 18 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on cyber-attacks, apartment living and ecstasy treatments.

WAAPA turns to video to uncover the next star

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.

A lifetime of achievement for WA nurse

Thursday, 11 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

Professor Di Twigg’s more than 40 year career as an advocate for nurses and the patients under their care was recognised at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen

Thursday, 04 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

In this article Professor Pierre Horwitz urges Urban planners to consider the health benefits of urban bushland when making decisions about the future of our cities.

ECU media newsletter - 4 May 2017

Thursday, 04 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on diabetes, blocking piracy websites and cricket TV rights.

How accurate are the costumes in period TV drama?

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Fashion historian Dr Lydia Edwards discusses the accuracy of costumes in TV period dramas including Outlander and The Crown. The article was originally published on The Conversation.

ECU media newsletter - 20 April 2017

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

This edition of the fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on the Western Force, Safe Schools, Perth’s growing population and tourism in North Korea.

What is 'success' in drug rehab? Programs need more than just anecdotes to prove they work

Thursday, 13 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

There is little evidence that boot-camp style drug rehabilitation programs work, writes Dr Stephen Bright.

Australia’s most satisfied students

Thursday, 13 April 2017

ECU has just received the top student satisfaction rating of all public universities in Australia.

‘Record seizure’ headlines mark another false step in misguided war on drugs

Thursday, 06 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Claims about the value of drug seizures should be taken with a grain of salt according to Dr Stephen Bright.

Put your foot down on diabetes

Thursday, 06 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Walking down stairs can help prevent diabetes new research has found.

One of the world's best young universities

Thursday, 06 April 2017

ECU has been ranked one of the world's top young universities under 50 years old in a 2017 global survey.

ECU media newsletter - 6 April 2017

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

This edition of ECU's fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on WA prisons, eccentric exercise and the elusive night parrot.

Artworks tell the story of WA's dark and hidden past

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

A new exhibition at ECU explores the emotionally fraught subject of what is known about mothers who killed their children in colonial Western Australia.

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