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ECU researchers inspiring future generations

Thursday, 11 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) are committed to finding ethical, relevant solutions to real world problems and this week they will have the chance to showcase their work to inspire the next generation of researchers.

ECU’s Research Week, from 15 to 19 August, will bring together staff, students, current and future researchers to share their knowledge and ideas.

New Books at ECU

Wednesday, 03 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Three writers will launch new books at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Mount Lawley Campus on Wednesday, 3 August at 6.30pm. They are:

  • The World Swimmers by prize-winning author Patrick West;
  • A Show of Colours: Poems of the Yilgarn by internationally known poet and Mt Lawley resident Glen Phillips; and
  • Footsteps Along the Mekong, a memoir and travel work by Adjunct Professor and Charles Darwin expert Patrick Armstrong.

Additionally, Glen Phillips will re-launch facsimile copies of Intersections, his first poetry collection, a hand-made lithographic collaboration with five artists back in 1973.

Perth’s newest art space opens its doors with an international exhibition

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

A showcase of contemporary printmaking by more than 100 artists from seven universities around the world is the first exhibition in the new Spectrum Project Space at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

ECU celebrates 260 years worth of anniversaries

Monday, 01 August 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is today beginning celebrations for the 150th anniversary of the birthday of its namesake Edith Dircksey Cowan, the 90th anniversary of her election to the Parliament of Western Australia, and the 20th anniversary of it becoming a university.

Degrees Brewery wins at International Beer Show

Thursday, 28 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Degrees Brewery has been awarded a silver medal for their Belgian abbey ale, Degrees Dubbel, at the 2011 International Beer Challenge held in London recently.

Advanced and complex medical emergencies - simulation training begins in WA

Monday, 25 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Twelve Emergency Department Consultant Physicians commenced the first Advanced and Complex Medical Emergencies Course at Edith Cowan University (ECU) today.

2011 Cyber Resilience Conference

Monday, 25 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

Internet banking security in Australia and the role of peer-to-peer networks in hiding terrorist cells are just two of the topics to be discussed by international cyber security experts at the International Cyber Resilience Conference, held in Perth next month.

Kick-start a career in soccer at ECU

Thursday, 21 July 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 07

The next Harry Kewell or Tim Cahill could come from Western Australia with Edith Cowan University (ECU) launching a new undergraduate course in football (soccer).

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.

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.


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