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Health simulation trailblazer

Monday, 22 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

A global pioneer in the use of learning through simulation has been named a finalist in the 2014 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

Cyber defence a piece of cake for WA students

Friday, 19 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

High school students will be tasked with protecting credit card-sized Raspberry Pi computers as part of a cyber security competition being run by ECU’s Security Research Institute, Cisco and CERT Australia.

Google Doctor - it's popular but is it accurate?

Friday, 19 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Associate Professor Trevor Cullen, an expert in health and HIV journalism, said that while there are millions of websites that offer health-related information, many present myths and half-truths as if they are facts. However, there are ways to identify websites that offer quality evidence-based health information.

Small steps to big change

Thursday, 18 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Watching a single drop of water fall may not seem like much, but for ECU PhD candidate Samarth Trivedi it was a momentous event. 

Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

Thursday, 18 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

Engineering course credited for ‘hands-on’ approach

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

ECU is the first university in WA, and one of just six in Australia, to offer a fully accredited Master of Engineering course.

Research a team effort

Thursday, 11 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Professor Mel Ziman loved puzzles as a child and now she is working on one of the most important puzzles ever tackled ­– how to fight the deadly skin cancer melanoma.

Stunner doesn’t mind getting down and dirty

Thursday, 11 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

The Rainbow Bee-eater is a sight to behold, gracing the sky with its splendid plumage of dazzling golden, emerald, and sapphire plumage, and bright red eyes.

Reimagining Perth's lost wetlands

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Have you ever wondered what Perth was like before it was a city? A new exhibition at the Perth Town Hall is set to tell the tale of Perth’s swampy past.

FIFO health check

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

How to stay healthy while working a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) roster was the topic of a public lecture held as part of Research Week on Monday, 15 September.

Pint-sized marsupial punches above its weight

Friday, 05 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

The fat-tailed dunnart might look cute but the mouse-sized marsupial’s harmless exterior belies a ferocious spirit – they’ve been known to kill snakes and other predators when cornered.

Vice-Chancellor retires

Friday, 05 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox has been farewelled by students, staff and members of the ECU community.

Are car vs house crashes on the rise?

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

Hardly a week seems to go by without reports of another car crashing through the living room of a house somewhere in Western Australia. But are these crashes really happening more often?

ECU wins again at iAwards

Monday, 01 September 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 09

A team of ECU researchers from the School of Communications and Arts are the recipients of a National iAward for a new easy to use website which provides bushfire information to the public.

Shufaa named top student

Friday, 29 August 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 08

An ECU law student has been named the top international student in Western Australia for her work in volunteering and outstanding academic results.

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