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Latest news and events

Professor Twigg with her mother, Esme and the Premier of Western Australia, Mark McGowan

Lifetime achievement honour

Professor Di Twigg was recognised for her many contributions to the nursing profession with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement Honour at the 2017 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

Associate Professor: Sara Bayes and PhD student: Yakuba Ismaila

Midwives, mothers and families: partners for life

The School of Nursing & Midwifery proudly celebrated the International Day of the Midwife on Friday 5 May.

Ms Sadie Geraghty

Congratulations to Sadie Geraghty on completing her PhD

The study examined whether clinical midwifery practice causes midwives work-related stress.

International Family Nursing Association member feedback requested

The International Family Nursing Association is seeking feedback from members on its draft position statement on Advanced Practice Competencies for Family Nursing.

Mothers Adopting Midwifery Students Program

Register for the Mothers Adopting Midwfery Students Program

We're seeking women 35 weeks pregnant or less, who are prepared to share their childbirth journey with an ECU Midwifery student.

Photo of School of Nursing & Midwifery early career researchers (Dr Hugh Davies, Caroline Vafeas, Dr Aisling Smyth, Dr Deb Sundin, Dr Elisabeth Jacob) and Professor John Frank (far right)

Research seminar a success

The School of Nursing and Midwifery was honoured to host Professor Frank as he presented a seminar titled “How do you sell your research?” and “How do you measure impact?”

Latest university news

Explainer: how malware gets inside your apps

Malicious software on popular mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is at best a nuisance and at worst a security threat to individuals and businesses.

Scholarship boost for WAAPA's first Aboriginal Musical Theatre student

Jarrod Draper is the recipient of the 2017 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Vice-Chancellor’s Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, worth $2,500 per semester until the completion of his degree.

Improving access in the digital age

Dr Vivienne Conway is making a difference to how people with disabilities access the web. That’s why she’s been recognised with the prestigious WAITTA INCITE Achiever of the Year Award.

ECU media newsletter – 14 June 2017

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes an app to stop elder abuse, social media radicalisation and food waste.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

29 sleeps 'til #ECUOpenDay on our Joondalup Campus not that we're counting ;)

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Congratulations to our Elder-In-Residence Dr Noel Nannup! Dr Nannup was named Male Elder of the Year at the Naidoc Perth Awards earlier this week.…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

There are still spots in WAAPA's Screen Acting and Music Theatre short courses. They start tomorrow! Ideal for future Actors and future Musical…

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