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Becoming a tolerant Australian starts in the classroom

Thursday, 02 October 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 10

Schools have a vital role to play in fostering a tolerant and harmonious Australia. 

Motion capture raises the barre for WAAPA dancers

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 10

Elite dance students now have access to a state-of-the-art motion capture facility which aims to improve teaching and prevent injuries.

Open for business

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

The wait is over with the ECU Health Centre welcoming the first GP patients into the new $22 million facility.

Fancy dress dash

Thursday, 25 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Teams throughout the northern suburbs are hard at work preparing for the ECU Community Campus Dash. But it’s not just about fitness training. 

Green thumbs on campus

Thursday, 25 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

School garden gurus Stephanie Alexander and Anna Gare visited Edith Cowan University’s Joondalup Campus to train nutrition students recently.

Talking about art

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

inConversation at Spectrum Project Space brings together 54 researchers from Edith Cowan University and the local, national and international community. Drawing from diverse fields of research, the exhibition is the culmination of cross-collaboration and interdisciplinary dialogue.

ECU broadcasters on top two years in a row

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

An ECU postgraduate broadcasting student and a 2013 graduate have been awarded top prizes at the 2014 WA Media Awards.

Special day for wedding photographer

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

ECU graduate and Photomedia Tutor James Simmons has set a new benchmark for wedding photographers by winning the photographic industry’s most coveted award, the 2014 Canon AIPP Australian Photographer of the Year.

Health simulation trailblazer

Monday, 22 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

A global pioneer in the use of learning through simulation has been named a finalist in the 2014 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

Cyber defence a piece of cake for WA students

Friday, 19 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

High school students will be tasked with protecting credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computers as part of a cyber security competition being run by ECU’s Security Research Institute, Cisco and CERT Australia.

Google Doctor - it's popular but is it accurate?

Friday, 19 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Associate Professor Trevor Cullen, an expert in health and HIV journalism, said that while there are millions of websites that offer health-related information, many present myths and half-truths as if they are facts. However, there are ways to identify websites that offer quality evidence-based health information.

Small steps to big change

Thursday, 18 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Watching a single drop of water fall may not seem like much, but for ECU PhD candidate Samarth Trivedi it was a momentous event. 

Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

Thursday, 18 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

Engineering course credited for ‘hands-on’ approach

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

ECU is the first university in WA, and one of just six in Australia, to offer a fully accredited Master of Engineering course.

Research a team effort

Thursday, 11 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Professor Mel Ziman loved puzzles as a child and now she is working on one of the most important puzzles ever tackled ­– how to fight the deadly skin cancer melanoma.

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