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Nyoongar season - Djeren

Friday, 17 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

The Nyoongar season djeren (March - April) arrived early this year, says ECU Cultural Awareness Officer Jason Barrow.

Making schools safer and more welcoming for LGBTQI students

Friday, 17 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

The Australian Curriculum is largely silent on the needs of LGBTQI students and must change to include those students, writes Dr David Rhodes.

Fortescue’s roster changes signal waning of the cashed-up FIFO era

Thursday, 16 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Are we seeing the end of the boom as resources companies slash costs by cutting staff and suspending operations?

Life behind the camera

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

With credits including Mrs Doubtfire, Predator and The Chronicals of Narnia to his name, legendary cinematographer Don McAlpine had some tips for the ECU’s budding filmmakers.

Volunteers not safe from workplace bullying

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Despite the charitable nature of volunteering new research has found one in three volunteers can experience workplace bullying.

A fight for recognition

Monday, 13 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Rabia Siddique has led a life so interesting it was rumoured to be the subject of an Angelina Jolie movie. Hear her story at ECU on 15 May.

There's no place like home

Thursday, 09 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

A new art exhibition at ECU examines human habitat and the way artists have historically interpreted a sense of place, belonging and domestic escape.

Scholarship enables cultural exchange

Thursday, 02 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Mariko Huartson is the proud recipient of a Western Australian Japanese Studies Scholarship that will see her study for up to 12-months in Japan.

Bee whispering

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Researchers have developed an innovative non-invasive way to check the health of beehives by listening to their buzzing.

Understaffed wards lead to infections, worsening health

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Nursing researchers have discovered that patients on wards understaffed by nurses are more likely to experience surgical wound infections, pressure injuries, urinary tract infections and pneumonia.

There are many remedial programs superior to Reading Recovery

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 04

Reading Recovery has been a popular remedial reading program in Australian schools for many years, but there has been some recent discussion questioning how effective it really is.

Sky's the limit for move into the cloud

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

Students and researchers are set to benefit from more responsive, agile IT services after the University became the first in Australia to move all its data centre infrastructure to the cloud

Welcome Professor Steve Chapman

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

ECU’s new Vice-Chancellor has a background in chemistry and a passion for magic.

A win for ECU cancer research

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

Cancer Council WA has awarded more than $450,000 to ECU researchers to develop new ways to detect and treat cancer.  

Scholarship supports teacher’s next step

Friday, 27 March 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

While working as a teacher Sarah Booth was disappointed with how many schools taught Aboriginal History, so she decided to go back to university to do something about it.

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