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Australia's bushfire emergency advice for ECU students

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 News > News > 2020 > 01

Advice for ECU students about our response to Australia's bushfire emergency and ways to access support and make donations

MSWA partners with ECU to tackle neuro conditions

Monday, 16 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Edith Cowan University and MSWA have formed a research partnership to identify new ways to personalise treatments for people living with a neurological condition.

Bright sparks gain a taste of uni life

Monday, 16 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Around 450 gifted and talented Year 4 students from across the Northern Metropolitan Region kickstarted their induction into the Department of Education’s Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) program at ECU.

Diet, not exercise, may be key to addressing our biggest cause of liver disease

Friday, 13 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Researchers have found that a chronic disease affecting up to 80 per cent of overweight people may be causing an iron deficiency that simply leaves them too tired to get off the couch.

This VR project helping paramedics deal with disasters just won a top tech award

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

An ECU project which uses Virtual Reality (VR) to help paramedics deal with natural disasters and terrorist attacks has won a prestigious technology award.

Future heart and stroke risk predicted by the touch of a button

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

The National Health and Medical Research Council will provide$467,980 to fund a three-year collaborative project led by a team of Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers. The team will investigate how machine learning can automate the task of identifying and quantifying an individual’s blood vessel disease from a routine scan, years before symptoms arise.

ECU awarded $1.2M for Aboriginal culture and driverless vehicle projects

Thursday, 05 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Edith Cowan University has secured more than $1.2 million for two very different research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.Projects examining ways to preserve Aboriginal language and song and the future development of autonomous vehicles were both successful in gaining three years of funding support.

Young mum to take Australian cyber expertise to the world

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 News > News > 2019 > 12

Leaving behind a husband and two-year-old son in Bhutan was a small price to pay for Pratima Pradhan to help secure her country’s cyber security future.

Perth regional status - get world ready in a world class location

Friday, 29 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

The Australian Federal Government has recently awarded ‘regional city status’ to Perth in Western Australia.

Bad dates and boring lives – do smartphones offer the ultimate escape?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A new study has suggested a possible reason why people are increasingly turning to smartphones rather than engaging with life around them. ECU technology expert Associate Professor Nicola Johnson from the School of Education believes smartphones offer users a way to disengage from unpleasant or awkward situations and wrestle back control in their dull lives.

New research cracks higher fracture risk in women

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

Analysis of bone density scans has revealed that more than 50 per cent of older women have advanced blood vessel disease, putting them at an increased risk of suffering a bone fracture.

What can I do to avoid Alzheimer’s disease?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

How you sleep, what you eat and the type of exercise you do can all influence your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith explains in the latest Body of Knowledge podcast.

Is breakfast giving you a bellyache?

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A new study has the secret ingredient to improve the safety of common breakfast foods.

Twice the fun for Children's University graduates

Thursday, 21 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A year of hard work has paid off for 12-year-old twins Aidan and Ciaran Mackrill, who donned their mortar boards and gowns to graduate from Children’s University Australasia, run by Edith Cowan University (ECU).

ECU engineering researcher named one of the world’s best

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

Professor Hongqi Sun joins 23 Nobel Laureates on an exclusive list of the world’s most influential researchers.

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