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2011 Media releases

New website connecting breast cancer survivors nationally

Wednesday, 15 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers are using the power of social media to create an online community which provides help and support for people with breast cancer, their family, friends and carers.


ECU receives $5.6 million for closer research ties with Australian universities

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) research capabilities will be boosted with the University receiving more than $5.6 million as part of the Federal Government’s Collaborative Research Networks (CRN) program.


International adventure for graduate of ECU’S WA Screen Academy

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Eva Ramdohr, a graduate of Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) WA Screen Academy, recently returned home after celebrating the success of her film XO at the 21st International Student Short Film Festival, held in France in April this year.


Opportunity of a life time for ECU students

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University (ECU) students are set to play an important part in the success of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth later this year by helping to recruit and train the army of volunteers needed for the event.



ARC Linkage grants announced

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has been successful in securing grants in three diverse areas from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects Scheme. The Linkage Projects grants support collaborative research and development initiatives between higher education researchers and other parts of the national innovation system.


ECU’s Professor Ralph Martins named 2011 WA Citizen of the Year

Monday, 30 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

Congratulations to Professor Ralph Martins, Chair in Ageing and Alzheimer’s disease at Edith Cowan University (ECU), who received the 2011 WA Citizen of the Year Professions Award at an event at the Burswood Entertainment Complex on Saturday, 28 May 2011.


ECU launches 2011 – 2012 Reconciliation Action Plan

Thursday, 26 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has declared its commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Australian communities by releasing the inaugural 2011 – 2012 Reconciliation Action Plan.


Subiaco residents required for research study

Monday, 23 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

Subiaco residents aged 65 – 74 are asked to take part in an important research collaboration into alcohol consumption, being conducted by Edith Cowan University (ECU), Curtin’s National Drug Research Institute, and Palmerston Association Inc., a not for profit organisation.


WA Screen Academy students shine at legendary Dungog Film Festival

Wednesday, 18 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

Filmmaking students from Edith Cowan University (ECU)’s WA Screen Academy have received top honours, with six of their films selected to screen at the celebrated Dungog Film Festival, held in the Hunter Valley from Thursday, 26 to Sunday, 29 May.


ECU joins forces to open innovative new pilot malting facility

Friday, 13 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

A new national pilot malting facility was officially opened at Edith Cowan University (ECU) on Thursday, 12 May, which will support industry and strengthen the competitiveness of Australian malting barleys at international markets.


Professor Cobie Rudd receives $350,000 ALTC National Teaching Fellowship

Monday, 09 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 05

The Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) announced last week that Edith Cowan University (ECU) Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Health Advancement) Professor Cobie Rudd, is one of five recipients of the prestigious ALTC 2011 National Teaching Fellowships.


ECU South West to congratulate newest graduates

Thursday, 28 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Family, friends and supporters will line the main street of Bunbury to celebrate the graduation of more than 100 Edith Cowan University (ECU) South West students on Saturday, 30 April 2011.


ECU collaboration provides unique insight into ANZAC Day

Wednesday, 20 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU)'s School of Computer and Security Science has released a 3D computer game and website, which aims to provide young Australians with a unique insight into the ANZAC day mission of Australian submarine AE2.  


ECU Health Simulation Centre to provide High Fidelity Simulation Training for WA

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

The Edith Cowan University (ECU) Health Simulation Centre has been awarded a contract for the supply of High Fidelity Simulation Training to the Western Australian Department of Health.


ECU midwives on the march

Tuesday, 19 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU) midwifery staff and students are hitting the streets of Joondalup on Tuesday, 3 May, completing a five kilometre walk through the town centre to raise money for, and awareness of, the important role of midwives.


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