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New WA research casts doubt on a 'punitive public' when it comes to youth crime

West Australians are more in favour of rehabilitation for young offenders than most people might think, according to research by ECU.

Filmmaker returns to feature home town

A former Kalgoorlie-Boulder resident, ECU graduate and budding filmmaker has returned to his hometown with a cast and crew in tow, as part of the filming of his first feature film.

Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

ECU’s School of Arts and Humanities alumni and staff member, Mahmudul Raz is currently undertaking a once in a lifetime skills development opportunity in Delhi, India with cinematographer Don McAlpine

41st MSA National Conference - Call for Papers

The 41st Musicological Society of Australia National Conference (2018) will be held at the Western Australian Academy of Performing, Edith Cowan University.

Hugely Successful Religious Movements on The Spirit of Things

From West to East, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim religious movements have grown into financial powerhouses, with massive followings and effective social penetration. SAH Staff member, Jonathan James explains the success of Hillsong, Ciji, BAPS and Fetullah.

A meeting place for FRINGE WORLD festival 2018

An artist in residence project at ECU will explore a sense of regional and remote non-urban spaces, where the artist walks noticing the ground beneath her feet and collecting materials that she can make things with.

Access to digital devices driving developmental 'app gap' in children, researchers say

The developmental gap between toddlers who use educational apps on touch screen devices and those who do not is growing, ECU researchers warn.

Latest university news

Research questions self-harm as cry for help

While self-harm has long been thought of as a cry for help, a research review finds the majority of people do it to relieve emotional distress.

Research suggests public favour rehabilitation over punitive punishment for young offenders

The public has a more sophisticated view of sentencing for young offenders than is often portrayed by advocates of law and order policies, research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) reveals. A survey of over 500 participants and 72 interviews has revealed that rehabilitation is the public’s primary concern.

New initiative aims to improve cancer outcomes in liver disease

A new initiative from Fiona Stanley Hospital and Edith Cowan University is set to improve research training and provide real-time tracking of outcomes for liver cancer. The hope is that Improving the Cancer Outcomes in Liver Disease (iCOILD) initiative will improve outcomes for a disease that costs Australians over $5 billion annually and sees more than 100 patients undergoing treatment at Fiona Stanley Hospital every week.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Season Two of the Lotterywest Films has been released. Check out the films showing at the ECU Joondalup Pines on our Joondalup Campus as part of the…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

One-day Cyber Security Awareness workshops in Perth and Bunbury: ideal for middle managers, senior manager, small business owners and executives…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

A quick explanation of our UniPrep courses, and how they offer an alternative entry pathway to a university degree. See more:…

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