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Peel, Fondle, Ogle exhibition

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

A new exhibition of works at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Spectrum Project Space is investigating the transformative nature of the physical body.

New book explores the rise and fall of Gunns

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

Professor Quentin Beresford is the author of a new book which examines the rapid rise and unexpected collapse of Australia’s largest timber company and one of the nation’s most controversial corporations.

Age no barrier to learning

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

It’s never too late to follow your dreams. Just ask Eileen Whitehead, who will soon graduate from ECU with a Doctor of Philosophy just a week shy of her 74th birthday.

Young scientists in the lab

Friday, 23 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

Secondary school students recently got the chance to learn about science from some of the best minds in WA as part of the ConocoPhillips Science Experience program.

Lessons for school transition

Friday, 23 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

The move from primary school to high school can be a stressful period for students, but ECU’s School of Education lecturer Mandie Shean says there are ways parents can help to make the transition as smooth as possible.

Nyoongar seasons

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

Cultural Awareness Officer Jason Barrow explains the indicators of the Nyoongar season Birak.

Why are the media so quiet in protecting journalists and other civilians in war zones?

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

Dr Kayt Davies writes for The Conversation and asks why is the media so quiet on protecting journalists and other civilians in war zones?

The Substance of Memory exhibition

Monday, 05 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

A new exhibition of works at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Spectrum Project Space is investigating the way in which new media has altered the family archive and how we relate to our precious photographs.

Beat the heat

Saturday, 27 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

Temperatures can soar to dangerous levels in many parts of Australia during January and February. ECU researchers are investigating how to stay safe in the sun, as well as keeping cool around the home.

Quick off the mark

Monday, 22 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

ECU Motorsport Team’s latest car ‘Emma’ sped in to second place at a national competition in Victoria.

2014 in review

Friday, 19 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

Solar-powered cars, five star ratings, a new Vice-Chancellor and a visit from Hugh Jackman: 2014 was an exciting year for ECU.

Riding a wave of popularity

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

The surf lifesaving movement sowed the seeds of its own decline in influence over Australia’s beaches when it invited American and Hawaiian lifeguards to compete in a Torquay carnival in 1956.

Staying safe

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

From office parties to the Christmas shopping rush, this time of year can be full of pitfalls for the unwary. But ECU researchers have some simple tips to make sure your festive season is an enjoyable one.

Essential Student Services Period 2014/2015

Friday, 12 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

ECU observes an Essential Student Services Period from Tuesday, 23 December 2014, until Monday, 5 January 2015, inclusive. Most areas of the University use this time to take a break, however, our essential services will still be available.

English skills in the spotlight

Friday, 12 December 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 12

A prestigious grant will see a research team including Dr Anne Harris investigate the best ways to improve tertiary students' English language skills.

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