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Latest news and events

Safety and Quality in Healthcare

Seminar: How do you sell your research? How do you measure impact?

Professor John Frank FRSE will be visiting Perth as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of WAHTN, supported in part by funding to WAHTN from Lotterywest.

Patient care

Presentations on Family Nursing Practice

Professor Kathryn Anderson from Georgia Southern University will be visiting the School from Monday 30 January to Friday 10 February.

Free younger onset dementia toolkit to benefit carers and families

Edith Cowan University (ECU)  has teamed up with the Lovell Foundation and not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers, Bethanie and Mercy Health, to develop an exciting and innovative educational toolkit to help carers of people living with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD).

Pictured receiving the award are: Dr Kirsten Coppell, chief investigator (front left), clinical and policy partners.

Pre-diabetes study wins “Excellence in Innovation Award” at the Hawkes Bay Health Awards

The project will target people diagnosed with prediabetes, a condition highly likely to progress to a diagnosis of diabetes if left untreated.

Jan Norberger congratulating Julie Adams and Lorna Cook

Local MP congratulates ECU and 2016 WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year

For the ground breaking research partnership they have recently commenced.

Image of Dr Caroline Vafeas and Teagan Bewick

Nursing and Midwifery student awarded a scholarship

Second year student, Teagan Bewick, was recently awarded Zonta's Lucy Bohan Nursing Scholarship for 2017.

Latest university news

Putting brain training to the test

Some brain training programs can help slow cognitive decline that may lead to dementia, a new review of research into commercially available products has found.

New ECU China tourism researcher sees opportunities in WA

One of the world’s leading researchers on Chinese tourism has joined ECU as the University’s 11th Professorial Research Fellow.

Alcohol leads to more violence than other drugs, but you’d never know from the headlines

The media is more likely to link illicit drugs with violent crime than alcohol, despite evidence showing that almost half of murders in Australia are alcohol-related.

Grant to help improve rehab after brain injury for Aboriginal Australians

A $900,000 grant from National Health and Medical Research Council will enhance the rehabilitation services available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians following a stroke or brain traumatic injury.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

We're excited to have Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia back on our Joondalup Campus! They're running a 7-week Good Food program starting tomorrow.…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Things To Change: A rich drama about starting over. After years of tending to her pompous husband and frail mother university professor Nathalie…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

This is a very different view on the way to work :D One of our researchers has returned from a trip to Antarctica with Australian Antarctic Division! …

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