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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.

Australia Day accolade for ECU head of nursing

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

Professor Di Twigg AM has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

Bringing science to the pub and the plate

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

Pale ale loving hipsters of the world rejoice, a new ECU research team is bringing cutting edge technology to the world of brewing to make your beer taste better.

What’s driving WA’s 'tough on crime’ mentality?

Thursday, 24 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

Western Australians are ill-informed about the criminal justice system, fuelling a ‘get tough on crime’ mentality that is at odds with how the system actually works.

ECU and WAAPA graduates to shine at Fringe World Festival

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

ECU and WAAPA alumni will take the Perth Fringe World Festival by storm as they join artists from around Australia and the world.

ECU wins Olympic selection

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 News > News > 2019 > 01

A new ECU research centre is one of only 11 worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to study the prevention and treatment of sports injuries and illness.

Study will trace deadly germ’s move into the community

Thursday, 13 December 2018 News > News > 2018 > 12

Researchers will use advanced genome sequencing to track how a deadly bacteria spreads through the community thanks to a major grant.

David Shirley to lead WAAPA into Asia Pacific

Friday, 07 December 2018 News > News > 2018 > 12

David Shirley will be the next Executive Dean of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) at ECU.

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