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Two of the best

Friday, 02 December 2016 News > Latest 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 > Latest 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.

Hard work pays off in more ways than one

Monday, 28 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

If you’re going to university you’d be crazy not to find out what scholarships are available to you according to ECU Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Business student Lauren Dickson.

Scholarship a helping hand for engineering student

Monday, 28 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

Alyssa Hawkins is part of the first group of students studying engineering at ECU's South West Campus and now she's getting a helping hand to continue her studies in Perth thanks to South32.

Small businesses get long-term financial boost from social responsibility: study

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

Corporate social responsibility is normally the realm of big business but new research from ECU has found it's paying dividends for small and medium business too.

Banks are hedging their bets on costly branch networks

Friday, 18 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

Some banks are going cashless but ECU finance expert Associate Professor Robert Powell takes a look at how banks are changing in an online world.

Paid internships pathway to dream job

Thursday, 17 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

Students from ECU’s one year intensive Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting course are well on the way to the career of their dreams, thanks to the support of Australia’s leading broadcasters.

For the love of ivory and strings

Monday, 14 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

The first piano in Australia has found a new home at WAAPA.

What can we learn from seagrass' history?

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

We can look thousands of years into the past to help plan for the future using seagrass growing off our coast.

Dancers to grace the world stage

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

An international ballet competition coming to Sydney will give four WAAPA dancers the chance to pirouette their way into the best ballet companies in the world.

Coping with exams as easy as 1,2,3

Thursday, 03 November 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 11

End of year exams can put a lot of pressure on students, as well as their parents. Resilience expert Dr Mandie Shean has three tips for parents to help their children navigate this stressful period.

Key role for ECU in $2.5m cancer research centre

Monday, 31 October 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 10

Survivors of prostate cancer will be the big winners from a new research centre that will bring together Australia’s top prostate cancer experts.

Funding boost for melanoma mission

Thursday, 27 October 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 10

A blood test that can detect melanoma early and also improve the way it is treated is on the way to the clinic thanks to a major grant to ECU's Melanoma Research Group.

Nursing assistants provide little help

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 10

The addition of nursing assistants to hospital wards does not improve patient outcomes, according to new research from ECU's School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The science of surviving Halloween

Friday, 21 October 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 10

There’s less than two weeks until Run For It! kicks off at ECU’s Joondalup Campus. To help you outwit the freaky characters you could encounter on the terrifying course, our researchers offer three tips, each backed by real science.

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