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Latest news and events

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.

Ms Julie Adams, WA 2016 Telstra Business Woman of the Year with her business partner, Lorna Cook, a registered nurse and ECU alumni.

ECU and 2016 Telstra Business Woman of the Year creating world first research

ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has commenced ground breaking research in partnership with an innovative private company who administer chemotherapy in the home setting.

Patient care

Do you need funding to help with your studies?

The Department of Health's Nursing and Midwifery Office has opened applications for Fellowship, Academic Research and Support Grants.

Latest university news

New appointments at Edith Cowan University

Professor Angela Hill and Maxine Plant have been appointed to senior roles at ECU in January 2017.

Older people who care for others live longer

Grandparents who care for their grandchildren live up to a five years longer than those who don’t according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

Chemical linked with bigger bubs

In a surprise finding, research from Edith Cowan University has found that one of the chemicals used in non-stick cookware is actually linked to increased birth weights for babies.

Leaping into the Shanghai global rankings

ECU has been named as one of the top 15 universities in the world, and the best in Western Australia, for sports science.

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