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Perth regional status - get world ready in a world class location

Friday, 29 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

The Australian Federal Government has recently awarded ‘regional city status’ to Perth in Western Australia.

Bad dates and boring lives – do smartphones offer the ultimate escape?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

New research cracks higher fracture risk in women

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

What can I do to avoid Alzheimer’s disease?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

Is breakfast giving you a bellyache?

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A new study has the secret ingredient to improve the safety of common breakfast foods.

Twice the fun for Children's University graduates

Thursday, 21 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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).

ECU engineering researcher named one of the world’s best

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

Professor Hongqi Sun joins 23 Nobel Laureates on an exclusive list of the world’s most influential researchers.

Teen literacy woes require fresh thinking

Wednesday, 20 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

Career boost for emerging broadcasters

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

ECU opens North American links for students

Tuesday, 19 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

New linkages create more opportunities for ECU students to study in the US.

Australian school students learn online more than average but their marks have flatlined

Thursday, 14 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

Beyond Brexit: the UK’s chief uni voice downloads at ECU

Thursday, 07 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

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.

ECU shines at WA Youth Awards

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 News > News > 2019 > 11

A community leader, youth worker and emerging broadcaster – all from ECU – have been honoured at the 2019 WA Youth Awards.

Dylan Alcott smashes stereotypes at ECU disability event

Thursday, 31 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

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.

Breaking the silence: What it means to be Indigenous and queer

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

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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