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International poetry prize

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

Three touching poems about love and loss have won an ECU writer the Grand Prize in a prestigious international poetry competition.

New arts hub for 2016

Wednesday, 05 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

ECU is investing more than $5 million to create a new communications and arts hub on the Mount Lawley Campus.

When sorry isn't enough

Monday, 03 August 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 08

We all know how important it is to say sorry when we’ve done something wrong, but when is a simple apology not enough?

Win for junk food study

Friday, 31 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

An ECU team has been named in a top ten list of research projects that made big impacts on health care in 2014.

Peek behind the curtain at Open Day

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Explore ECU's facilities, talk to lecturers and learn about our 300 courses at the Mount Lawley Campus on 9 August 2015.

Volunteers make the difference in cockatoo count

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Without the help of hundreds of 'citizen scientists' there's no way we could possibly monitor the decline of one of WA's iconic, endangered birds, the Carnaby's black-cockatoo.

Girls Girls Girls art exhibition

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

A new exhibition at Spectrum Project Space will reunite three ECU alumni who have all gone on to forge successful careers as abstract painters.

Real classroom science

Friday, 24 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Science education in Australia is in crisis, with a major transformation needed to inspire young people. But one leading education researcher believes he has the answer.

Sex in the virtual world

Thursday, 23 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

A new book sheds light on the way people interact within virtual spaces online and the extreme identities they adopt when they are safe from judgement.

Students’ volunteer spirit recognised

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

A project to teach senior citizens technology skills has helped a team of ECU students to finish runner up in a national volunteering competition.

Open Day 2015

Monday, 13 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Confused about what to study at university? If talking to lecturers or exploring our new facilities isn’t enough, visitors to ECU’s Open Day can even have their minds read to identify their true interests.

Australia could become a leader in cybersecurity research

Friday, 10 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

ECU's Security Research Institute is recognised as a world leader in cybersecurity research. The Institute's Director Professor Craig Valli says Australia has a bigger role to play on the world stage.

Scholarship provides $10,000 boost

Thursday, 09 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Stacey Dewey experienced both good and bad teachers in her school years. But now the Torres Strait Islander student is committed to becoming the best teacher she can be for the next generation.

A win for journalism

Tuesday, 07 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Students will be the big winners from a new $90,000 Fellowship awarded to an ECU journalism researcher.

Rational, modern sex education is a must for all Aussie kids

Monday, 06 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Presenting misinformation to our children about sex, sexual health and relationships in schools is a risky practice writes Dr David Rhodes.

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