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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.

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.

Aged care expert joins ECU

Friday, 17 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

Aged care expert Professor Beverly O’Connell has joined ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The site of the Bali bombings has been a vacant lot for 16 years. It’s time to build a proper memorial

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

PhD candidate Carmen Jacques explains the background to the Bali Peace Park and why the way we memorialise terror events is so important.

Are we teaching our kids to be afraid of exams?

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Exams are certainly challenging, but our rhetoric may be teaching young people to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.

5 tips on how to be a good mentor to someone twice your age

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Changes in the modern workplace suggest we will increasingly see more circumstances in which mentors may be younger – sometimes much younger – than their mentees.

Helping dancers to find their balance

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

New Edith Cowan University research aims to help vocational dancers balance training demands, avoid burnout and reach the top of their game.

The role of psychological distress and emotional eating in obesity

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 News > News > 2019 > 05

New research has found that people on lower incomes may be more likely to have obesity due to psychological distress that gives rise to emotional eating to cope.

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