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Cyber defence a piece of cake for WA students

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 09

Cyber crime costs the Australian economy $1.6 billion every year and affects five million Australians but cyber security experts are now turning to high school students to join the fight against online threats.

Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 09

Have you ever wondered what Perth was like before it was a city? The new exhibition, Reimagining Perth's Lost Wetlands, is set to tell the tale of Perth's swampy past.

ECU media newsletter - 4 September 2014

Thursday, 04 September 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 09

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes expert on data security, FIFO diets and car vs house crashes.

Five stars six years in a row for ECU

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 08

Edith Cowan University has received five star ratings for its teaching quality, generic skills and overall satisfaction for the sixth consecutive year, as rated by its students in a confidential national survey.

Road to ECU is open for SWIT graduates

Monday, 11 August 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 08

There’s never been a better time to broaden your career opportunities with ECU and the South West Institute of Technology (SWIT) signing an articulation agreement to provide clear pathways to university.

ECU Media newsletter - 7 August 2014

Thursday, 07 August 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 08

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes experts on data retention, FIFO suicide risks and alcohol consumption among older people.

Off to a flying start

Thursday, 07 August 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) students Kelli Schmitt, Daniel Edwards and Kirsty Eades have been awarded a 2014 Perth Airport Indigenous Scholarship thanks to the generosity of Perth Airport.

Alcohol and other drug habits of 18 – 35 year olds under spotlight

Sunday, 06 July 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 07

A survey by Edith Cowan University has provided a valuable new insight on the use of alcohol and other drugs by young Western Australians.

Scholarship to support future nurses

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 07

School of Nursing and Midwifery students Lateia Turner-Biggs and Sarah-Louise McDougall  have been awarded the 2014 Dorothea Swift Nursing Scholarship thanks to the generosity of the Swift family.

ECU Health Centre on track for September completion

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 07

The ECU Health Centre, incorporating the Wanneroo GP Super Clinic, will open for business on-schedule and on-budget in late September 2014.

Vice-Chancellor's statement on Rolf Harris - 1 July 2014

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 07

Statement on Rolf Harris verdict from ECU Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox.

Health simulation rises to the challenge

Monday, 30 June 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 07

An inflatable simulation tent that erects in just two minutes will be used by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to train health students and professionals for scenarios such as oil rig explosions, train derailments and toxic chemical fires.

$420,000 to support ECU research links with industry, community

Friday, 27 June 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 06

Projects to develop weed-zapping lasers and investigating how to break the cycle of welfare dependency have secured prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Scheme grants worth almost half a million dollars over the next four years.

ECU Media newsletter - 26 June 2014

Thursday, 26 June 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 06

The ECU media newsletter is emailed to journalists fortnightly during semester. This edition includes experts on Aboriginal business studies, NAIDOC Week, Red Nose Day and the link between prostate cancer and sexual health.

International SIDS help

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Media releases > 2014 > 06

A WA-based project that has cut the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) in one of Jordan’s largest hospitals will be expanded to the refugee camps that have sprung up along the country’s border with war-torn Syria.

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