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Wifi sensors to tackle bushfires

Tuesday, 21 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

A network of inexpensive fire monitoring sensors positioned throughout bush land could be the latest early-warning system in the fight against fires.

International Women’s Day lecture

Monday, 20 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

Anne Banks-McAllister will deliver this year’s Edith Cowan Memorial Lecture to mark International Women’s Day.

Smartphone app saving lives

Thursday, 16 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) students have developed a new app which transforms a smartphone into an emergency beacon at the push of a button.

CUP CITY, the 25-year anniversary

Thursday, 16 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

February 2012 is the 25th anniversary of Fremantle hosting the The America’s Cup, and Cup City is a photographic exhibition by Kevin Ballantine documenting Fremantle and Perth during the summer of the failed Cup defence.

Never too late to graduate

Thursday, 16 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

Gaining a university degree has been a lifelong ambition for Australind resident Jean Evans.

Groundbreaking study on the internet habits of teenagers

Monday, 06 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

Almost a quarter of teenagers are online for four or more hours a day on non-school-related work, a new study by Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers has found.

The report found 85 per cent of respondents used social networks, with 75 per cent accessing sites such as Twitter and Facebook on a daily basis.

ECU and Intellectual Ventures partner to invent the future

Friday, 03 February 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Intellectual Ventures (IV®) have signed an agreement to develop new inventions that will shape the future. ECU researchers will create certain new inventions and innovations that IV will invest in and work to commercialise.

ECU exercising for charity

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

Head down to the Edith Cowan University (ECU) Sports Centre this January, get fit and help raise money for the charity of your choice.

Age no barrier for ECU graduate

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

You’re never too old to learn – just ask ECU student Hazel Brennan.

ECU reappoints 303Lowe, adds Longtail to account

Monday, 16 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has reappointed 303Lowe as its principal advertising agency.

Graduating duo writing their way to success

Thursday, 12 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

Mother and daughter duo Ena and Josephine Taylor share a unique bond – a passion for writing.

Former AFL star graduates from ECU

Thursday, 12 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

After 10 years of studying part-time and playing football, former West Coast Eagles star, Ashley Hansen has completed his Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science).

Sky’s the limit for ECU graduate

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 News > Media releases > 2012 > 01

Make Me a CEO is a new program aimed at equipping ambitious women with the skills required to climb to the top.

Future scientists wanted

Thursday, 08 December 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 11

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is throwing open the doors to its labs next January to give Year 9 and 10 students a taste of the exciting opportunities on offer in science.

The Science Experience will be held at ECU’s Joondalup Campus from 17 to 19 January 2012. The event is for high school students who have an interest in all things science but may be unclear on which path to take. The idea is to show how science works beyond the classroom.

Meeting of minds at Perth security conference

Tuesday, 06 December 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 11

The brightest minds in security from Australia and around the world are set to meet in Perth for the 2011 secau Security Congress, hosted by Edith Cowan University (ECU)’s secau Security Research Centre.

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