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ECU launches exchange program with Shaanxi Normal University

Friday, 25 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is pleased to announce that the first group of Exercise Science students from the Faculty of Computing, Health and Sciences are heading to China on Thursday, 3 March as part of an international partnership between ECU and the Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU).

Participants needed for research into children’s exposure to metal particles

Friday, 11 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

There are many particles found in the air around us, some can be seen and some are invisible to the naked eye, but all can have a potential impact on our health.

Local student receives prestigious ECU Scholarship

Friday, 11 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Wanneroo Senior High School graduate, Ms Stefany Renshaw is looking forward to embarking on a degree in Counter Terrorism, Security and Intelligence thanks to an Excellence Scholarship received from Edith Cowan University (ECU).

Red carpet bonanza for ECU filmmakers

Thursday, 10 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Film and Video, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and WA Screen Academy students and graduates, are celebrating after receiving a whopping 20 nominations in the WA Screen Awards, the State’s version of the Oscars.

ECU initiates International Social Work Day Poster campaign

Thursday, 10 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) Social Work program, based at ECU South West in Bunbury, is celebrating International Social Work Day in a unique way, collaborating with social workers across the state to initiate a nationwide poster campaign.

ECU-led research project provides new insight into sexual assault victims

Monday, 24 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Researchers from the Policing Just Outcomes (PJO) project,an initiative of Edith Cowan University and the Victoria Police, have released their latest report based on what is the first ever state-wide online survey of rape and sexual assault victims in an Australian jurisdiction.

ECU alumni cycling to save lives

Monday, 17 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world, with an estimated 12.7 million people diagnosed with cancer each year. 

Participants needed for research into metal exposure in children

Monday, 17 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Society is constantly exposed to low levels of different metals in our daily diets, however there is limited research regarding the impact this may have on our health, and the health of our children.

Small Business Research at ECU

Wednesday, 15 December 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 12

Small businesses make up a vital part in Western Australia’s economy, accounting for 96 per cent of all businesses in WA and employing an estimated third of the state’s labour force.

ECU seeks volunteers for research study into the prevention of childhood obesity

Thursday, 18 November 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 11

Childhood obesity is at a record high with a staggering 25 per cent of children aged five -17 considered overweight or obese. Furthermore, research shows that 50 per cent of obese children will carry these trends into adulthood.

ECU and the City of Wanneroo creating workplace ready graduates

Tuesday, 16 November 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 11

Employers now, more than ever before are looking for graduates that have a combination of industry experience and theoretical skills.

ECU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox, has accepted a new contract offered by the ECU Council, and will remain Vice-Chancellor until September 2014.

Monday, 15 November 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 11

ECU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox, has accepted a new contract offered by the ECU Council, and will remain Vice-Chancellor until September 2014.

ECU partnership helps change lives of troubled youths

Thursday, 21 October 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 10

Depression, obesity, broken families, and drug use are issues which affect thousands of young people each year, leading to a number of troubled youths within our local communities.

Local students win SCRAM grand final

Tuesday, 19 October 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 10

Local students from Safety Bay Senior High School put their conflict resolution skills to the test last week at the 2010 School’s Conflict Resolution and Mediation (SCRAM) grand final, held at the ECU Joondalup Campus.

ECU to research Mid West Broadband uptake

Friday, 08 October 2010 News > Media releases > 2010 > 10

The National Broadband Network initiative, announced in April 2009 by the Australian Government aims to provide 93 per cent of Australian homes, schools and workplaces with access to super-fast broadband, delivering speeds of up to 100 megabits per second.

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