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Scholarship boost for WAAPA's first Aboriginal Musical Theatre student

Thursday, 22 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

Jarrod Draper is the recipient of the 2017 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Vice-Chancellor’s Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, worth $2,500 per semester until the completion of his degree.

Improving access in the digital age

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

Dr Vivienne Conway is making a difference to how people with disabilities access the web. That’s why she’s been recognised with the prestigious WAITTA INCITE Achiever of the Year Award.

ECU media newsletter – 14 June 2017

Thursday, 15 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes an app to stop elder abuse, social media radicalisation and food waste.

Cyber security program is top of the class

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

Edith Cowan University will lead Australia’s efforts to train the thousands of cyber security professionals required to fill a global skills shortage in the industry.

Statement from Vice-Chancellors on Higher Education funding cuts

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

Australian universities, attended by more than 280,000 students, jointly condemn the decision of the Federal Government to cut its Commonwealth Grant Scheme funding by 5 per cent and to put a further 7.5 per cent at risk.

ECU media newsletter – 1 June 2017

Thursday, 01 June 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 06

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on Sgt Pepper’s, WA defence projects and constitutional recognition.

It was 50 years ago today - half a century of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's

Friday, 26 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band turns 50 on June 1 but has the classic work stood up to the test of time?

ECU media newsletter – 18 May 2017

Thursday, 18 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on cyber-attacks, apartment living and ecstasy treatments.

WAAPA turns to video to uncover the next star

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.

A lifetime of achievement for WA nurse

Thursday, 11 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

Professor Di Twigg’s more than 40 year career as an advocate for nurses and the patients under their care was recognised at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen

Thursday, 04 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

In this article Professor Pierre Horwitz urges Urban planners to consider the health benefits of urban bushland when making decisions about the future of our cities.

ECU media newsletter - 4 May 2017

Thursday, 04 May 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 05

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on diabetes, blocking piracy websites and cricket TV rights.

How accurate are the costumes in period TV drama?

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

Fashion historian Dr Lydia Edwards discusses the accuracy of costumes in TV period dramas including Outlander and The Crown. The article was originally published on The Conversation.

ECU media newsletter - 20 April 2017

Thursday, 20 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

This edition of the fortnightly media newsletter includes experts on the Western Force, Safe Schools, Perth’s growing population and tourism in North Korea.

What is 'success' in drug rehab? Programs need more than just anecdotes to prove they work

Thursday, 13 April 2017 News > Latest news > 2017 > 04

There is little evidence that boot-camp style drug rehabilitation programs work, writes Dr Stephen Bright.

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