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Top students make their mark

Thursday, 03 September 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 09

Encouraging women to study science and giving back to their peers have earned two ECU students top honours in the University's premier awards for students.

Composer climbs musical stairway, bridge and tunnel

Thursday, 03 September 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 09

Street buskers have long been showcasing their musical talents in public places. Now one highly respected WAAPA composer and jazz musician is joining them as he develops a new way to create acoustic music.

Oceans’ tiniest inhabitants make a big difference

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 09

They produce half the world’s oxygen and help offset climate change but there’s a huge amount we don’t know about these tiny, mysterious creatures. But a new ECU project hopes to change that.

New appointment to lead international growth

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08


ECU is set to expand its international operations with Professor Simon Ridings joining as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International).

Exercise to target tumours

Thursday, 27 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

An exercise program that targets the muscle around cancerous tumours could be the latest weapon in the fight against the disease.

Young artists on show

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

Curators have sifted through more than 150 outstanding entries from more than 30 WA schools to identify the student art works to show at the Young Originals art exhibition at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

Law student takes top international prize

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

Putting his studies into practice in real life situations has helped ECU law student Dave Endersby come out on top in an international law competition in Hong Kong.

A long trekking way

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

In just eight weeks, 706 ECU staff in 145 teams walked the equivalent of more than 339,000km as part of the University’s GlobeTrekker Challenge wellness initiative.

University know-how to boost local businesses

Monday, 24 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

Perth businesses have the chance to benefit from a wide range of research and development opportunities during Research Week at ECU.

The science of doping

Friday, 21 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

Dr Greg Haff explains how athletes get away with doping and what sporting authorities can do to try to stop them.

South West Open Day revs up

Monday, 17 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

 ECU's Open Day rolls into the South West Campus on Sunday, 23 August led by our Motorsport Team's award winning race machine.

Five star teaching quality

Monday, 17 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

ECU has been rated the maximum five stars for teaching quality for the seventh year in a row in the Good Universities Guide.

New era for research at ECU

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

ECU will seek to rapidly increase its research activity and impact by recruiting more than 20 professors from around the world.

Hands-on experience on campus

Monday, 10 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

From TV studios to race car workshops to hospital wards, today’s modern university now boasts a surprising range of facilities on campus.

Plant recognition software branches out

Friday, 07 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

A new computer program developed by ECU researchers is using advanced mathematical algorithms and AI to make identifying unknown plants a whole lot easier.

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