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Strong showing at international conference

Monday, 28 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Edith Cowan University’s Greg Haff was elected President of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) at their annual conference in Las Vagas.

Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Oration for 2014

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Universities can better fulfil their core academic functions if they increasingly focus on improving the conditions in their own local communities first, says Dr Ira Harkavy.

Bushfire map now at the click of a button

Monday, 21 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Bushfire information from satellites is now available to the public at the click of a button thanks to a project by Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers.

Open Day 2014

Monday, 21 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

More than 5000 people turned out for ECU's Open Day at the Joondalup Campus recently. The Mount Lawley event will be held on 10 August 2014.

Media reports of HIV can be part of the problem – or the solution

Friday, 18 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Research has shown that if used effectively, the media can play an important role in lessening fear and stigma about HIV – the biggest obstacles to seeking information and treatment about the disease. Yet media coverage of this important health issue remains patchy and sensationalist.

ECU Enactus compete nationally

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

This year has seen tremendous growth for the ECU Enactus team, who have just returned from representing ECU at the Enactus Australia National Conference and Championships in Brisbane and making it through to the semi-finals competing against universities from across Australia.

West Australian Screen Academy welcomes new Director

Monday, 14 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

The School of Communications and Arts proudly welcomes Dr Cathy Henkel as the new Director of the WA Screen Academy.

Stronger ties with Japan

Thursday, 10 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox met the Japanese Prime Minister Mr Shinzo Abe during his recent visit to Perth.

Happiness on show

Monday, 07 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Solutions for enhancing happiness in the City of Fremantle have inspired an innovative collection of works from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts’ design students.

Survey sheds light on WA drug and alcohol habits

Monday, 07 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

A survey by Edith Cowan University has provided a valuable new insight on the use of alcohol and other drugs by young Western Australians.

Scholarship to support future nurses

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Thanks to the generosity of the Swift family, two regional students have been awarded $24,000 each to support their nursing studies.

ECU Health Centre on track

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

The ECU Health Centre, incorporating the Wanneroo GP Super Clinic, will open for business on-schedule and on-budget in late September 2014.

How to succeed in business

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

An ECU researcher has three lessons for fellow Aboriginals hoping to make it in business.

Health simulation rises to the challenge

Monday, 30 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

An inflatable simulation tent that erects in just two minutes will be used by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to train health students and professionals for scenarios such as oil rig explosions, train derailments and toxic chemical fires.

$420,000 to support ECU research links with industry, community

Friday, 27 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

Projects to develop weed-zapping lasers and investigating how to break the cycle of welfare dependency have secured prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Scheme grants worth almost half a million dollars over the next four years.

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