The Australian Federal Government has recently awarded ‘regional city status’ to Perth in Western Australia.
A new study has suggested a possible reason why people are increasingly turning to smartphones rather than engaging with life around them. ECU technology expert Associate Professor Nicola Johnson from the School of Education believes smartphones offer users a way to disengage from unpleasant or awkward situations and wrestle back control in their dull lives.
Analysis of bone density scans has revealed that more than 50 per cent of older women have advanced blood vessel disease, putting them at an increased risk of suffering a bone fracture.
How you sleep, what you eat and the type of exercise you do can all influence your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, Dr Stephanie Rainey-Smith explains in the latest Body of Knowledge podcast.
A new study has the secret ingredient to improve the safety of common breakfast foods.
A year of hard work has paid off for 12-year-old twins Aidan and Ciaran Mackrill, who donned their mortar boards and gowns to graduate from Children’s University Australasia, run by Edith Cowan University (ECU).
Professor Hongqi Sun joins 23 Nobel Laureates on an exclusive list of the world’s most influential researchers.
An ECU researcher has called for a rethink in the way Australian schools support the rising number of Australian teens struggling with literacy. Nearly one in five Australian adolescents performs poorly in literacy --and that number is growing.
Seven students from Edith Cowan University’s one-year intensive Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting are on the way to the careers of their dreams thanks to the support of Australia’s media industry.
New linkages create more opportunities for ECU students to study in the US.
Australian students spend more time online than the OECD average, and our students' screen use is growing over time. Research suggests that the countries who have invested the most in technology in schools have seen no appreciable improvements in reading, mathematics or science achievement.
The “very worrying” Brexit decision aside, Britain's universities share many of the same challenges as the Australian higher education sector, according to visiting Universities UK President Professor Julia Buckingham.
A community leader, youth worker and emerging broadcaster – all from ECU – have been honoured at the 2019 WA Youth Awards.
Wimbledon champion Dylan Alcott is used to holding court in the tennis arena and it was no different as he addressed the crowd at ECU’s International Day of People with Disability event this week.
Participants are being sought for a WA-first study exploring the impact of discrimination on people who identify as both Indigenous and queer.
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