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Telethon 7 Community Cinemas coming to Joondalup’s outdoor cinema

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

ECU will bring family-friendly and mainstream movies to the big screen thanks to a new partnership with Telethon 7 Community Cinemas.

The key to your heart could be the key to your home

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Car keys and house keys could be made redundant by our own heartbeats, according to a cyber-security expert from ECU.

Food delivery workers underpaid, undervalued, but grudgingly content

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Foreign workers with no other options are struggling to get by working for app-based food delivery services. But most of them are okay with it – because they see it as a short-term arrangement and they have few alternatives.

Online orientation now available

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

If you didn’t attend an O Day, enrolled after the orientation period or missed out on orientation activities, you can get one step ahead by completing your ECU Orientation online.

A couple of class acts

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

ECU courses are once again in outstanding company after being recognised with national teaching awards.

Why lifting student engagement in maths is now fair game

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Two WA lecturers are working to boost Australia’s flagging mathematics proficiency by using the principles of gamification and reinforcing positive experiences for their students.

ECU's commitment to gender equality recognised

Monday, 25 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

For the third year in a row, ECU has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equity.

Graduates on show at Bunbury parade

Thursday, 21 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

A procession of almost 200 graduates paraded through Bunbury’s city centre over the weekend, before an Indigenous social worker carried the ceremonial mace at ECU’s South West Campus graduation.

How pursuing goals can help people living with chronic pain

Thursday, 21 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Positive goal engagement can play an important role in helping people to maintain a sense of well-being when living with chronic pain, according to new ECU research.

Rethinking the Rs in waste education

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Could the conventional methods of teaching young children about waste be re-engineered?

ECU appoints head of WA AustCyber Node

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Edith Cowan University has appointed Dr Ian Martinus to lead the University’s industry engagement efforts in the cyber security sector.

Couple goals: double graduation for married pair

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

A husband and wife have twice the reason to celebrate after they joined more than 2000 graduates at ECU graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

New research debunks importance of eye contact

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Using eye tracking technology, ECU researchers have demonstrated that people don’t need to mindfully look at the eyes of their audience to be perceived as making eye contact during face-to-face conversation. Simply gazing somewhere around the face or head will suffice.

Student nursed to graduation

Monday, 04 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

Laying in a hospital bed with a fractured pelvis and seven cracked ribs following a car crash, international student Rose Ogaro thought her dream of completing her nursing degree was over. But thanks to the support of those around her she is now preparing for a career as a trauma nurse.

Ask kids how they want to learn: study

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

Teachers should be asking five-year-olds how they want to be taught at school, according to new research from ECU.

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