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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.

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

For the ground breaking research partnership they have recently commenced.

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Nursing and Midwifery student awarded a scholarship

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

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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.

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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.

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PhD student receives New Investigator Award from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Fiona Foxall's research explores the factors that affect decision-making and the process of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from ICU patients in a tertiary hospital in Western Australia.


Nursing assistants provide little help

The addition of nursing assistants to hospital wards does not improve patient outcomes, according to new research from ECU's School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Latest university news

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Two of the best

There’s good news for those considering studying journalism or education at ECU: the University is home to two of the best teachers in Australia for these courses.

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How we’re helping endangered cockatoos breeding in Perth

In 2015 ECU students found two Carnaby's black cockatoo chicks on the Joondalup Campus for the first time in history. Now we’ve installed artificial nesting boxes around the Campus to do our bit to save the species.

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Hard work pays off in more ways than one

If you’re going to university you’d be crazy not to find out what scholarships are available to you according to ECU Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Business student Lauren Dickson.

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