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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.

Rural ECU students receive a helping hand from Mrs Mac’s

Thursday, 25 September 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 09

Wokalup's Erica Mueller has been awarded a Mrs Mac's Rural Scholarship to assist with the cost of moving away from home to study at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

ECU goes pink in support of Breast Cancer Month

Wednesday, 24 September 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 09

Edith Cowan University's iconic Chancellery Building at the Joondalup Campus will be lit pink this week as part of the Global Illumination event marking the launch of Breast Cancer Month.

New facilities put ECU at the forefront of nanomechanical research in Australia

Monday, 22 September 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 09

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Engineering is gearing up for the first intake of Mechanical Engineering students next year with the installation of a high-tech new nanoindenter at the state-of-the-art Materials Research Laboratory.

Year 10’s get stuck into science at ECU

Friday, 29 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

On Monday, 25 August twenty Year 10 students from four local high schools visited Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Natural Sciences to extend their knowledge of chemistry.

ECU research highlights PDA information security breaches

Thursday, 28 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

ECU research has revealed that at least one in five second-hand mobile devices still contain sensitive information, leaving individuals and their organisations at risk of identity fraud, theft, blackmail and forgery.

ECU research team to investigate environmental pollution in the South West

Thursday, 28 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Environmental Management researcher, Dr Andrea Hinwood is looking for pregnant women in the south west to participate in a study investigating whether environmental pollutants in the South West region are significant enough to affect the health of unborn babies.

Federal Health Minister opens ECU’s Health and Wellness Building

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) new Health and Wellness Building has been officially opened by the Honourable Nicola Roxon MP, Federal Minister for Health and Ageing.

Community Partnerships Toolbox

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has developed a resource to help support community health nurses working in schools to promote healthy lifestyles to students.

ECU Professor named first Australian director on international board

Monday, 18 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Professor Cobie Rudd, Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, is the first Australian to be appointed to the International Board of Directors for the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).

ECU staff recognised for excellence

Tuesday, 05 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Seven high-achieving staff from Edith Cowan University have been recognised by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) with Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, the most for any university in the WA.

ECU Professor releases first comprehensive Brian Burke biography

Friday, 01 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Dr Quentin Beresford, an Associate Professor of Politics, has written the first comprehensive biography of disgraced former Labor leader Brian Burke.

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