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This VR project helping paramedics deal with disasters just won a top tech award

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

An ECU project which uses Virtual Reality (VR) to help paramedics’ deal with natural disasters and terrorist attacks has won a prestigious technology award.

Not always reaching your potential is okay, but overthinking it is a problem

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

New Edith Cowan University (ECU) research has found that it’s not failing to make progress toward our ‘ideal-self’ that is problematic but rather the tendency to focus on that lack of progress in a negative way that leads to psychological distress.

2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Monday, 10 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

A Hollywood star, an education researcher and a Nyoongar elder are among ECU staff, students and alumni named in this year’s honours.

A $12 pill test could save the lives of first-timers

Friday, 07 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

New ECU research has found pill testing services at music festivals may be most effective in reducing harm for people trying ecstasy for the first time, but less so for prior users.

Ironing out your exercise routine

Thursday, 06 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

Up to 35 per cent of female athletes are iron deficient, a review of research has found.

New teaching centre prepares next generation of SW nurses and midwives

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) South West Campus has unveiled a new nursing and midwifery demonstration wards and simulation facility.

Jokes in the office are no laughing matter

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

ECU’s Professor Stephen Teo likes a good office joke as much as the next person, but when it comes to workplaces in the midst of organisational change, his research shows it’s better to keep a straight face.

Industry experience for emerging broadcaster

Monday, 03 June 2019 News > News > 2019 > 06

An ECU Broadcasting student is set to kick start his career with not one but four industry placements with leading Sydney radio stations.

When should you call 000?

Friday, 31 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

A lack of public understanding about when to call an ambulance is putting a strain on paramedic services and potentially risking lives, new research has found.

ECU welcomes first Indigenous Minister for Indigenous Australians

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

Edith Cowan University congratulates the Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP on his appointment as Australia’s first Indigenous Minister for Indigenous Australians, announced this week.

Aboriginal Australians want care after brain injury – but it must consider their cultural needs

Thursday, 23 May 2019

It’s not commonly known that Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to suffer a stroke or brain injury than non-Indigenous Australians – and they’re far less likely to receive vital rehabilitation. This ECU research is a game-changer.

How animal activist organisations respond to vegan stereotyping

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

New research demonstrates how a stereotyped framing of veganism is being used to challenge animal activists' work, but also how activists have employed the tactic of not directly contesting the stereotype.

Here’s how we can better measure the success of our uni graduates

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

University graduates should be able to choose their own measures of success in job outcome surveys, rather than the current measure of full-time employment, new ECU research has found.

ECU’s new campaign is building bridges to the world

Sunday, 19 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

ECU has launched its new brand campaign ‘World Ready’, created by 303 MullenLowe, to show how an ECU education is the bridge connecting students to the rest of the world.

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