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Chemical linked with bigger bubs

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

In a surprise finding, research from Edith Cowan University has found that one of the chemicals used in non-stick cookware is actually linked to increased birth weights for babies.

Opening hours during the holiday season

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

ECU services for future, current and graduating students will operate on an adjusted timetable over the Christmas-New Year break.

2016 in review

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

A Hollywood cinematographer recognised, new research into the benefits of full fat milk over hi-lo and a world record attempt. ECU’s 25th anniversary year had it all.

Blazing a trail towards a career in media

Friday, 09 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

A curiosity about the world and a desire to inform society is behind deafblind student Vanessa Vlajkovic’s decision to study journalism at ECU.

Could more effective goals be the key to treating depression?

Thursday, 08 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Helping people with depression set achievable, positive goals could help improve treatment options according to research from ECU.

Students celebrate Silver Scholarships

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Free tuition will help two high achieving ECU students get ready for careers in education and psychology.

WA Young Australian of the Year

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Abdullahi Alim wants to change the face of entrepreneurship in Australia.

Warm weather for Birak Season

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

Buildings at ECU’s three campuses have changed colour – from yellow (yoornt) to red (mirda) – signalling the arrival of Birak season.

$1 million for Alzheimer’s answers

Monday, 05 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 07

The search for a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages got a major boost with Professor Ralph Martins receiving a $1.25 million grant. Learn more about his work combating this debilitating disease.

Two of the best

Friday, 02 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

There’s good news for those considering studying journalism or education at ECU: the University is home to two of the best teachers in Australia for these courses.

How we’re helping endangered cockatoos breeding in Perth

Thursday, 01 December 2016 News > News > 2016 > 12

In 2015 ECU students found two Carnaby's black cockatoo chicks on the Joondalup Campus for the first time in history. Now we’ve installed artificial nesting boxes around the Campus to do our bit to save the species.

Hard work pays off in more ways than one

Monday, 28 November 2016 News > News > 2016 > 11

If you’re going to university you’d be crazy not to find out what scholarships are available to you according to ECU Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Business student Lauren Dickson.

Scholarship a helping hand for engineering student

Monday, 28 November 2016 News > News > 2016 > 11

Alyssa Hawkins is part of the first group of students studying engineering at ECU's South West Campus and now she's getting a helping hand to continue her studies in Perth thanks to South32.

ECU Media Newsletter - 24 November 2016

Thursday, 24 November 2016 News > News > 2016 > 11

This edition of the ECU media newsletter includes subject experts on the sugar tax, terrorism recruitment, corporate social responsibility and PhD employability.

Small businesses get long-term financial boost from social responsibility: study

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 News > News > 2016 > 11

Corporate social responsibility is normally the realm of big business but new research from ECU has found it's paying dividends for small and medium business too.

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