Friday, 30 October 2020
ECU's Staff and Students Honour Roll celebrates the significant achievements and awards presented to members of our University community.
In partnership with the Australian School Library Association, Chief Investigator, Dr Merga led a team of researchers at ECU and Murdoch to a success in the 2020 round of BUPA Grants. The project will receive $90,617 in funding to look at how to support schools to provide frontline support for children’s wellbeing and mental health through their school libraries. Read more
Senior Research Fellow Dr Blanchette has been accepted into the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) College of subject matter experts, in recognition of her research into the ecology of mine-impacted catchments. MRIWA College was established by the WA Government for the purpose of supporting research investment in WA's mineral industry. Read more
Dr Franken has been recognised in the 2020 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. This international award celebrates excellence in doctoral research. Dr Franken recently completed her PhD in human resources and industrial relations at Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
School of Science students Igor and Aganze were each awarded a 2019 CommBank Cyber Prize at the first ever Virtual CommBank Cyber Prize ceremony. The award recognises talented students from across five different Australian universities, including ECU, UNSW, RMIT, University of Sydney and Monash University. Winners of the CBA Cyber Prize received $1,000 and, in lieu of the face-to-face ceremony normally held in Sydney, students were treated to virtual masterclasses from CommBank cyber security experts. Read more
Congratulations to the following ECU students who received placings within the top three teams in the Joondalup Innovation Challenge:
The Joondalup Innovation Challenge is a virtual entrepreneurship challenge designed to build the employability and resilience of university students. It brings together educators, business leaders, entrepreneurs and artists to build a community unlike any other. Drew’s team Diversiform developed an initiative to match international students with businesses in the Joondalup area to leverage knowledge international students have on international markets. The winning team was invited to a networking morning tea event to present their idea to the City of Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob JP and industry professionals. Read more
Hats off to Associate Professor Elin Gray who recently received a 2020 Georgina Sweet Award for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science, for her research vision and mentorship of the next generation of scientists through her world-leading melanoma research. Read more
Comparing the Avengers to Western Australian seagrass meadows was a winning strategy for PhD student Ankje Frouws in the Asia Pacific Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final. Ankje was named runner-up champion for her engaging presentation “Seagrasses, the Avengers of the sea: a story of diversity and resilience”. Read more
Professor Sun, Dr Wen, Dr Iranmanesh and Dr Hopper were recognised as research leaders in their respective fields in a special report on Australian research in The Australian. The report highlights lifetime and early achievers, and individual and institutional leaders across 250 different research fields, divided into eight broad discipline areas. Read more
Thanks to Business Events Perth and the Aspire Program, three ECU researchers have been awarded $5,000 to attend an international conference in their field.
Please leave a comment about your rating so we can better understand how we might improve the page.