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Start your learning journey with ECU Open Day

Friday, 15 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

If you’ve got questions about your future, ECU Open Day has the answers.

$100,000 boost for Indigenous health research

Thursday, 23 June 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) research into Indigenous health has been strengthened by a $100,000 donation from not-for-profit organisation Bellberry Ltd. The donation will be officially presented at an event at the Mount Lawley Campus today, Friday, 24 June 2011.

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.

ECU working with Prostate Cancer Foundation to improve men's access to health information and support

Friday, 20 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2010 > 03

ECU researchers are working with health organisations across the nation to address the staggering statistic that men who live in very remote areas are likely to live 17 years less than their city-dwelling counterparts.

ECU working to improve healthcare outcomes for Indigenous Australians

Friday, 20 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2010 > 03

With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living, on average, 17 years fewer than other Australians, it has never been more important to maximise the effectiveness of healthcare for Indigenous Australians.

ECU and Huntington's WA launch $330,000 research project

Friday, 20 May 2011 News > Media releases > 2010 > 03

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have launched a collaborative study into improving the quality of life of patients with Huntington's disease.

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.

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