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ECU IT and telecommunications research in the spotlight

Thursday, 29 January 2009 News > Media releases > 2009 > 01

Three ECU research projects have been named as finalists in the 2008 Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAITTA)

ECU team awarded funding for cancer research

Thursday, 22 January 2009 News > Media releases > 2009 > 01

Melanoma is the most common form of cancer in young Australians, and a team of researchers at Edith Cowan University (ECU) is undertaking new research to prevent secondary tumours caused by melanomas.

ECU awarded $930,000 to address teacher shortage

Tuesday, 16 December 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 12

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers are set to address the key issue of teacher shortages in Western Australia.

WAAPA lecturer wins national award for excellence in indigenous education

Monday, 15 December 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 12

On November 25 at a ceremony held at Parliament House in Canberra, Rick Brayford, the Coordinator for Aboriginal Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts at Edith Cowan University, was awarded the Neville Bonner Award for Indigenous Education.

ECU journalism students receive national recognition

Wednesday, 10 December 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 12

Edith Cowan University (ECU) journalism and broadcasting students have picked up major national tertiary awards at the 2008 OSSIE Awards for Journalism Students.

Excellence yes, but impact too

Wednesday, 26 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Striving to be the best by being the biggest, or the fastest, or the most cunning, is an evolutionary trait well established in the gene pool of animals including humans. Altruism is not.

Calling all science students

Tuesday, 25 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is looking for high school students with a passion for science to take part in the annual Siemens Science Experience at the Joondalup Campus.

ECU student named WA Business Person of the Year

Thursday, 20 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Edith Cowan University (ECU) finance student Michael Salinas has been awarded the Young Achievement Australia (YAA) WA Business Person of the Year Award.

ECU student work on display at IKEA

Wednesday, 12 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Students from Edith Cowan University's Interior and Spatial Design program are putting their best work on show at IKEA in Innaloo as part of an exciting ongoing collaboration with the store.

ECU to spend $9m on facility upgrades

Wednesday, 05 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has received more than $9 million from the Federal Government to upgrade and extend the facilities available to students.

ECU Researchers uncover intimate partner abuse

Tuesday, 04 November 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 11

Researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) are working on a new study to investigate domestic abuse committed against men.

ECU Occupational Therapy students put theory into practice

Thursday, 30 October 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 10

Students from Edith Cowan University's Occupational Therapy program have made a big impression during a practical placement at Westcare Industries.

ECU opens first collaborative security research centre in Australia

Friday, 17 October 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 10

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Security Research Centre was officially launched this month by the former Chief Scientist of WA, Professor Lyn Beazley.

Governor welcomes primary school students to Science for Kids Day at ECU

Monday, 13 October 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 10

The Governor of Western Australia, His Excellency Dr Ken Michael AC will visit Edith Cowan University (ECU) Mount Lawley on Saturday, 18 October to officially open the annual Science for Kids (S-Kids) Day.

ECU blitzes the competition in Ethical Hacking Challenge

Monday, 13 October 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 10

Students from ECU's School of Computer and Information Science have beaten teams from other Western Australian universities to win the 2008 Ethical Hacking University Challenge, hosted by Ernst and Young on Friday, 3 October 2008.

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