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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.

Teen literacy woes require fresh thinking

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

An ECU researcher has called for a rethink in the way Australian schools support the rising number of Australian teens struggling with literacy. Nearly one in five Australian adolescents performs poorly in literacy --and that number is growing.

Career boost for emerging broadcasters

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

Seven students from Edith Cowan University’s one-year intensive Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting are on the way to the careers of their dreams thanks to the support of Australia’s media industry.

ECU opens North American links for students

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

New linkages create more opportunities for ECU students to study in the US.

Australian school students learn online more than average but their marks have flatlined

Thursday, 14 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

Australian students spend more time online than the OECD average, and our students' screen use is growing over time. Research suggests that the countries who have invested the most in technology in schools have seen no appreciable improvements in reading, mathematics or science achievement.

ECU shines at WA Youth Awards

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A community leader, youth worker and emerging broadcaster – all from ECU – have been honoured at the 2019 WA Youth Awards.

Dylan Alcott smashes stereotypes at ECU disability event

Thursday, 31 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Wimbledon champion Dylan Alcott is used to holding court in the tennis arena and it was no different as he addressed the crowd at ECU’s International Day of People with Disability event this week.

Breaking the silence: What it means to be Indigenous and queer

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Participants are being sought for a WA-first study exploring the impact of discrimination on people who identify as both Indigenous and queer.

ECU graduates shine at WA Education Awards

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

ECU teaching graduates have been acknowledged in the 2019 WA Education Awards, winning the Secondary Teacher, Secondary Principal and Beginning Teacher of the Year categories.

Celebrate Pride at ECU

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Join ECU in celebrating PrideFEST – a month-long celebration of diversity and the LGBTIQ community throughout Western Australia.

Tough as nails: Older people reluctant to ask for mental health support

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

New ECU research has found that more than 40 per cent of older Australians with chronic disease would be unlikely to seek help for mental health conditions even if they needed it.

New $35 million research centre to unlock the power of proteins

Monday, 28 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Edith Cowan University researchers will work with a team of national and international experts to unlock the potential of proteins and peptides – the essential building blocks of life - within Australian flora and fauna.

Whistleblowers reflect the best of society, not the worst, so why are they being demonised?

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

A number of recent cases have brought ‘whistleblowers’ into the bright glare of media attention, most notably the discloser of Trump’s bizarre phone conversation with the Ukrainian President.

Landmark book explores the great journeys of Aboriginal people in WA

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

A new book sheds a fascinating light on the heroic journeys made by Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

Simple test predicts dangerous pregnancy disorder

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, a potentially deadly condition, responsible for the death of 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies each year.

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