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First Fleet piano's new home in WA

Thursday, 26 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

Australia’s first piano, which arrived on board the Sirius as part of the First Fleet in 1788, has found a new home at WAAPA.

Threatened possums have just two choices for survival

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

The double whammy of climate change and habitat loss is threatening the survival of possums in Western Australia’s South West.

Questioning the assumptions underlying the Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Outlook

Monday, 23 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 06

ECU economics expert Dr Margaret Giles takes a look at the Nation's finances just a few weeks out from the Federal Election.

Support for small courses with big impact

Thursday, 19 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

Students seeking a career in youth work, disability services and other social professions will be the ultimate winners of a $90,000 Fellowship awarded to Associate Professor Trudi Cooper.

It actually is rocket science

Thursday, 19 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

Samantha Ridgway is a rocket scientist. Literally. The ECU School of Science PhD candidate is the first Australian woman to be certified as a Level 3 Rocketeer and now she’s hoping to launch a five metre tall home-made rocket.

The two skills every journalism graduate needs

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

ECU journalism students are holding real press conferences on campus to give them the hands-on experience industry wants.

What is killing Australia's smallest owls?

Monday, 16 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

PhD Candidate Michael Lohr wants to know why Australian boobook owls are disappearing. Watch the video to find out how he’s trying to stop their decline.

Journalism students hit the campaign trail

Monday, 16 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

ECU journalism students have become part of Australia’s largest newsroom, reporting on the 2016 federal election campaign through the UniPollWatch project.

HealthInfoNet report shows improvements being made

Monday, 16 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

The latest annual snapshot of the health of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population shows slight decreases in infant mortality rates and increases in average life expectancy. But there is still more to be done.

Big science needs big data

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 05

Professor David Broadhurst will discuss how scientists can now harness the power of big data in the next The West Australian ECU Lecture Series.

‘Get ready’ for ECU’s new campaign

Monday, 02 May 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Meet Alec Jones, a Bachelor of Engineering student with zero acting experience. He’s also one of the stars of ECU’s new TV ad campaign.

Funding boost for new approaches to cancer treatment

Friday, 22 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Projects to improve the detection and treatment of cancer have received $334,000 from the Cancer Council.

Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

A novel way of exercising may help slow the onset of dementia.

Exercise can improve cancer recovery and reduce health-care costs

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

Exercising before surgery not only improves patient outcomes, but can also help drive down the cost of healthcare. Dr Favil Singh explains how.

Aboriginal Anzacs remembered through art

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 04

A new art exhibition at Joondalup Campus highlights the stories of the WA Aboriginal servicemen who served during World War I.

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