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Happy Kids project at ECU

Top teachers thanked

The WA Education Awards 2017 was a stellar night for Edith Cowan University’s School of Education, with three graduates being judged the best in their class.

Research shows competitive sport is turning WA students off physical activity

Research shows competitive sport is turning WA students off physical activity

A focus on competitive sport in schools could be turning many students off physical activity, an ECU physical education academic has warned.

Design and Technology Education Open Evening 2017

Design and Technology Opening Evening 2017

It is our pleasure to extend an invitation to teachers in secondary schools in Perth to visit the Design and Technology Education facilities on the ECU Mount Lawley Campus.

The West Australian ECU 2017 Lecture Series featuring Professor Dawn Penney

The West Australian ECU 2017 Lecture Series featuring Professor Dawn Penney

Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Education, Dawn Penney will explore fresh approaches to advance gender equity, starting with Health and Physical Education in schools.

PhD candidate Amelia Ruscoe

3MT winner top of the class

School of Education PhD candidate and former teacher Amelia Ruscoe, has won ECU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2017 competition.

Latest university news

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.

Heading back to the office? Bring these plants with you to fight formaldehyde (and other nasties)

In this article, originally written for The Conversation, ECU PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe looks at why and how certain plants can help improve the air and atmosphere of office environments.

Research shows mining boom added $4.8 billion to WA dining sector

The Western Australian mining boom added $4.8 billion to the state’s dining industry between 2004 and 2015, Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found. A further $900 million boost came from a growing coffee culture, the proliferation of ‘small bars’, busier lifestyles and food fashion, including the rise of cooking shows and dining apps.

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9 ways to enjoy Perth, as recommended by CNN Travel

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