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Latest news and events

Research Week 2017

ECU Research Week – School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Student Presentations

Be inspired by the innovative and diverse research being undertaken by our research students.

ECU Research - Connect with the Big Picture

Good Wine, Great Conversation Nurses, you can’t live without them

Professor Di Twigg will discuss the role of nurses in today’s acute and complex healthcare environment.

Research Week 2017

Connect with the Big Picture at ECU Research Week 2017

Connections and collaborations are essential to the development of research that makes a real difference to the world around us.

Nursing student

Nurses Memorial Centre 2018 Scholarships

Open to nurses undertaking postgraduate study in 2018. Closing date is 31 August.

Professor Lisa Whitehead at the IFNA conference

What are the advanced practice competencies for Family Nursing?

Professor Lisa Whitehead recently presented the International Family Nursing Association Position Statement on Advanced Practice Competencies for Family Nursing in Spain.

Latest university news

Country kids face veg challenges

Regional and remote kids face unique challenges when it comes to eating the recommended amount of vegetables, new research has found.

As Australia becomes less religious, our parliament becomes more so

Even though the 2016 Census revealed that more than 30% of the Australian population identify as having “no religion” – a label that overtook the Catholic faith figure – Christianity’s effect on Australian politics is far from waning.

Quest for Alzheimer’s test

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear is seen as the key to fighting the deadly disease. Now thanks to a $700,000 grant, ECU researchers are confident such a blood test can be developed.

New Chief Information Officer appointed at ECU

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has appointed Vito Forte as its new Chief Information Officer.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

It's our South West #ECUOpenDay this Sunday! There will be presentations by Matt Hale Comedy Hypnotist, Roller Zorb, 9 X 5 Art Auction, art…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🤖🤖 Check out the high tech Robotics & Automation lab used by our Engineering students in this #360photo! Say hi to the Baxter Robot and NAO…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤🛏️ 💤 7 sleeps until our South West #ECUOpenDay! If you're in Bunbury: the largest regional university campus in …

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