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ECU receives five star rating for fifth year

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has received five star ratings for its teaching quality, generic skills and overall satisfaction, making it the fifth year in a row it has received the highest rating in these categories in the Good Universities Guide.


Ita Buttrose to speak on Alzheimer’s disease at ECU

Thursday, 18 July 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 07

Edith Cowan University (ECU), in partnership with Commonwealth Bank of Australia, is delighted to welcome Ms Buttrose to ECU’s Joondalup Campus to speak about her current role as the National President of Alzheimer’s Australia and receiving the 2013 Australian of the Year Award.


See how university should be at ECU’s Open Day

Thursday, 11 July 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 07

New courses, state-of-the-art facilities and interactive displays will be on offer as Edith Cowan University (ECU) once again throws open its doors for Open Day.


WA Screen Academy nabs multiple nominations

Wednesday, 10 July 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 07

Graduates from Edith Cowan University’s WA Screen Academy have claimed thirty per cent of this year’s nominations for the prestigious WA Screen Awards, announced at the Astor Cinema in Perth on Tuesday, 8 July 2013.


Exercise as medicine in Indigenous health

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 07

ECU PhD candidate Mr Tuguy Esgin believes using exercise as a form of medicine could help Indigenous Australians avoid a range of chronic diseases. His aim is to see exercise used as a preventative measure as well as treating the symptoms once a chronic disease has developed.


Occupational health and safety programs granted accreditation

Monday, 01 July 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 07

ECU has gained full accreditation for its Graduate Diploma and Master of Occupational Health and Safety programs, making it the first university in WA and one of only four in Australia to be accredited to date.


ECU researchers examine WA’s online sex offender registry

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 06

Researchers from ECU are investigating the public’s attitude toward the WA Government’s child sex offender registry website, including whether parents feel their children are safer.


New role for optic fibre

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 05

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed a new water quality sensor utilising fibre optic nano technology.


Accreditation for ECU Health Simulation Centre sees significant health workforce benefits

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 05

ECU has gained full accreditation to deliver training in anaesthetic crises, making it the only organisation in WA to provide training in this area and cementing the University’s position as a global leader in health simulation.


Kinect the key to in-home monitoring

Wednesday, 24 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

A student research project is using the built-in motion detection features of a popular games console to provide a low-cost, 24-hour home monitoring system for the sick, elderly or those with a disability.


Social media a threat to fair trial

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

Social media poses a serious threat to Australia’s justice system, according to Edith Cowan University’s Head of School of Law and Justice, Professor Anne Wallace.


Do 457 visas give SMEs a stamp of approval?

Tuesday, 09 April 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 04

Are migrant workers on 457 visas turning down the chance to work for resources industry giants and instead choosing employment with smaller firms? This question is the focus of a new study by Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers.


Harassed women work harder: study

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 03

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the University of New England has found women experience more rude and disrespectful behaviour in the workplace, but they tolerated it by working harder.


New approach to tackle covert bullying in schools

Friday, 15 March 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 03

Teachers and parents have been so effective in reducing bullying behaviour in schools that it has gone ‘underground’, with young people who bully turning to covert methods to avoid detection.


Women through the looking glass

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 News > Media releases > 2013 > 02

Australian artist Brooke Zeligman has used more than 80 handmade glass and mixed media objects to explore the roles of women in modern society in her newest exhibition, opening on International Women’s Day.


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