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Student films cross borders at Gala premiere

Thursday, 12 September 2019 News > News > 2019 > 09

Edith Cowan University’s emerging filmmakers are exploring the world of stand-up comedy, dealing with dementia, and the consequences for naughty children when Santa becomes unhinged.

Graduating trio keep it in the family

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 News > News > 2019 > 09

Graduation was a family affair for a Perth mother and her two daughters who joined more than 1300 graduates at Edith Cowan University (ECU) graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

New institute takes lead in Australia’s online security

Friday, 06 September 2019 News > News > 2019 > 09

Edith Cowan University will further its formidable expertise in cyber security, computer science and digital citizenship with the launch of a new research institute.

Pick of the crop: the best veggies for heart health

Friday, 06 September 2019 News > News > 2019 > 09

Researchers will examine which vegetables can best protect against heart disease thanks to a major grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Scientists narrow in on blue carbon’s role in climate change

Thursday, 05 September 2019 News > News > 2019 > 09

New research outlines the most important challenges facing coastal ecosystems playing a huge role in offsetting climate change.

Top of the class

Thursday, 29 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

ECU's best and brightest were celebrated at the 2019 Vice-Chancellor's Student Awards.

We built a network of greenhouses and rain shelters to simulate what climate change will do to soils

Wednesday, 21 August 2019

A real-life experiment to mimic future conditions for soils affected by climate change suggests that some of the biggest impacts could be to ecosystems buried out of sight beneath our feet.

Senior ATO official to lead ECU business short courses

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

Tim Roach will lead the continuing professional development team at ECU’s School of Business and Law.

End of life care expert returns to ECU

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

More than 20 years after receiving her PhD from Edith Cowan University, Professor Davina Porock has returned to take up a position in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Apples, tea and moderation – the 3 ingredients for a long life

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research.

Cyber attacks cause data breach costs to soar

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

ECU cyber expert Associate Professor Paul Haskell-Dowland looks at how Australia is faring in the global fight against costly data breaches.

Edith Cowan’s cottage set for upgrade

Thursday, 01 August 2019 News > News > 2019 > 08

ECU has announced plans to upgrade Edith Cowan House, the cottage that was once the home of Australia’s first female parliamentarian.

Dads’ presence vital for sick and premmie bubs

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

There is strong evidence that having skin to skin contact with their fathers in the first days of life provides significant health benefits for premature and sick babies in neonatal units, a review of research has found.

Are we overthinking childhood anxiety?

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

Childhood resilience expert Dr Mandie Shean explains how children may be misreading normal stress as anxiety in an episode of Edith Cowan University’s Body of Knowledge podcast.

Heart disease biomarker linked to Paleo diet

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 News > News > 2019 > 07

People who follow the paleo diet have twice the amount of a key blood biomarker linked closely to heart disease, new research has found.

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