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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.

It takes a special kind of cyclist to win the Tour de France

Friday, 03 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

To win the Tour de France a competitor has to be a rare breed indeed ECU researchers Chris Abbiss and Paolo Menaspà take a look at what's required.

Prescribing exercise to fight disease

Thursday, 02 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 07

Professor Rob Newton will talk about fighting chronic disease with exercise at the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series event.

Migrant journey on show

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

Soseh Yekanians’ deeply personal story, inspired by her own experiences growing up as a culturally displaced child in Australia, will be told through a new performance work at ECU’s Spectrum Project Space.

Screenwriting excellence recognised

Wednesday, 01 July 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 06

A story about a young man’s first night in his bachelor pad – which may turn out to be the last night of his life – has won ECU graduate Bill Scheggia a WA Screen Award.

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