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2015 News

2015 in review

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

New buildings, a new leader and a placing in the top 100 universities under the age of 50: ECU's rapid development continued in 2015.

Radicalisation expert joins ECU

Monday, 21 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

Professor Anne Aly will continue the fight against violent extremism with her appointment as one of ECU’s new Professorial Research Fellows.

Study offers to help you get fit in 2016

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

If your New Year’s resolutions are usually made after a couple of weeks of slacking off over the holiday season, ECU may be able to help.

ECU’s student motorsport team aiming for top spot in Weribee competition

Thursday, 10 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

‘Habibi’ is the nickname for the ECU Motorsport Team's 2015 race car.

ECU teaching excellence recognised

Thursday, 10 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

WAAPA percussion lecturer Tim White has been named as one of the best university teachers in Australia.

Your broadband router is not as secure as you think it is

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

The humble home router is your first line of defence against hackers, malware and viruses but 90 per cent of Australian routers are vulnerable to attack by cybercriminals.

World-class research at ECU continues to grow

Friday, 04 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

The number of fields of research at ECU rated ‘above’ or ‘well above’ world standard by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) has jumped from one to seven in just three years.

A healthy job environment

Thursday, 03 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

With tasks as varied as testing water quality and ensuring houses once used as clandestine drug labs are safe for occupation, it's no surprise there is strong demand for environmental health officers.

Mind and body under microscope in dementia studies

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 News > News > 2015 > 12

Dementia research focusing on both the body and the brain is underway thanks to more than $1 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Jamie Oliver’s kitchen classroom on wheels coming to Joondalup

Thursday, 26 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

ECU’s Joondalup Campus will be the first location for Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen when it launches in WA in early 2016.

Music of our time: let's embrace experimental music once and for all

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11


Music needs to be pushed into unexpected directions and we should be forging infrastructure that facilitates and celebrates experimental music, according to Associate Professor Cat Hope.

Good mental health from day one

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

Increasingly it is being recognised that good mental health begins at birth, so from next year ECU will offer a course specialising in infant mental health.

Industry internships kick-start careers

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

Considering a career in broadcasting but daunted by the prospect of breaking into the industry? ECU graduates are bucking the trend straight out university.

See award-winning festival films under the night sky

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

The warm summer nights have returned and what better way to enjoy them than watching an award-winning festival film under the stars at Joondalup’s own outdoor cinema?

How social media was key to Islamic State's attacks on Paris

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 News > News > 2015 > 11

IS is using private messaging apps like Telegram to plan and execute attacks like those in Paris to avoid the prying eyes of security agencies.

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