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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

ECU media newsletter – 18 May 2017

This fortnight’s media newsletter includes experts on cyber-attacks, apartment living and ecstasy treatments.

WAAPA turns to video to uncover the next star

Aspiring students from as far away as Karratha, Christmas Island and Singapore can now find out in just one minute if they have what it takes to be a competitive applicant in Music, Arts Management or the Production Arts in Perth’s world-class performing arts school.

A lifetime of achievement for WA nurse

Professor Di Twigg’s more than 40 year career as an advocate for nurses and the patients under their care was recognised at the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen

In this article Professor Pierre Horwitz urges Urban planners to consider the health benefits of urban bushland when making decisions about the future of our cities.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Will you be heading to the Careers Expo 25-28 May 2017 tomorrow We're excited to have ECU students and West Coast Eagles players Scott Lycett and…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Do you want to study Project Management Come to the specialist Business & Law Info Evening 12 June at our Joondalup Campus! We'll take you…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Peeking through the bushland at the lake on our Joondalup Campus. Great shot @misslydiajean :) Gramming on campus Hashtag #edithcowanuniversity :D

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