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Poor food access impacts girls’ self-esteem

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

Girls who worry about getting enough food to eat are significantly more likely to have low self-esteem, according to new research.

Casual academics aren’t going anywhere, so what can universities do to ensure learning isn’t affected?

Monday, 08 April 2019

Research suggests the higher education sector is the third largest employer of casual staff nationwide. How can universities manage their casualised staff more effectively and equitably while also maximising learning outcomes?

High-intensity hope for spinal cord patients

Monday, 08 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

A form of strength training rarely used on spinal cord patients due to concerns about its intensity has been shown to deliver a raft of health benefits in a small but potentially ground-breaking study.

An official welcome for ECU’s new Chancellor

Friday, 05 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

ECU welcomed its fourth Chancellor – and first female to hold the role – at an event featuring the WA Police Pipe Band, Indigenous performers and musicians.

For political parties in Indonesia large social media followers have little effect on electoral issues

Thursday, 04 April 2019

In other countries, such as the US and the UK, political parties use social media and intensify their digital political marketing during elections. But, what about Indonesia?

ECU makes an impact with sixth place global ranking for gender equality

Thursday, 04 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

ECU has been ranked sixth in the world for Gender Equality and is in the top 50 overall in the new Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Calling out ‘alternative facts’ – How we’re helping students to identify false sources of information

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

A curriculum redesign project at Edith Cowan University has embedded information discernment into learning, to strengthen students’ capacity to engage critically with contradictory sources and competing world views.

Student project at the forefront of global drone defence and security

Monday, 01 April 2019 News > News > 2019 > 04

Rogue drones are causing havoc around the world but a new ECU research project is making it easier to track malicious drones, disable them and find their owners.

ECU reappoints Vice-Chancellor for a further six years

Friday, 29 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has re-appointed Vice-Chancellor Professor Steve Chapman CBE until 2025.

Helping teachers ‘practise what they teach’ could help them stay teaching for longer

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Early career teachers are more likely to stay on if they practise what they teach in their own time. New ECU research has found that practitioner-teachers – such as art teachers practising art and biology teachers observing nature see themselves as better quality teachers.

New ERA for ECU research

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

ECU has doubled the number of its research groups rated at 'well above world standard' in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) round results, released today.

New approaches to unlocking intergenerational poverty

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Adequate funding for poverty-impacted children to participate in sports and the arts may be a powerful way to help them break free from the welfare dependency cycle, according to new ECU research.

Customer not always right when it comes to food wastage

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Yes, your Gen Z wait staff are judging what you order for lunch, because they see how much of it ends up as waste.

Tim Minchin comes BACK to the Mount Lawley Campus where it all began

Thursday, 21 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Australian musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer Dr Tim Minchin has received an honorary doctorate from ECU.

Telethon 7 Community Cinemas coming to Joondalup’s outdoor cinema

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

ECU will bring family-friendly and mainstream movies to the big screen thanks to a new partnership with Telethon 7 Community Cinemas.

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