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ECU graduates shine at WA Education Awards

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

ECU teaching graduates have been acknowledged in the 2019 WA Education Awards, winning the Secondary Teacher, Secondary Principal and Beginning Teacher of the Year categories.

Celebrate Pride at ECU

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Join ECU in celebrating PrideFEST – a month-long celebration of diversity and the LGBTIQ community throughout Western Australia.

Tough as nails: Older people reluctant to ask for mental health support

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

New ECU research has found that more than 40 per cent of older Australians with chronic disease would be unlikely to seek help for mental health conditions even if they needed it.

New $35 million research centre to unlock the power of proteins

Monday, 28 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Edith Cowan University researchers will work with a team of national and international experts to unlock the potential of proteins and peptides – the essential building blocks of life - within Australian flora and fauna.

Whistleblowers reflect the best of society, not the worst, so why are they being demonised?

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

A number of recent cases have brought ‘whistleblowers’ into the bright glare of media attention, most notably the discloser of Trump’s bizarre phone conversation with the Ukrainian President.

Landmark book explores the great journeys of Aboriginal people in WA

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

A new book sheds a fascinating light on the heroic journeys made by Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

Simple test predicts dangerous pregnancy disorder

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, a potentially deadly condition, responsible for the death of 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies each year.

Archivist set to breathe new life into ECU's history

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Edith Cowan University is taking an important step towards honouring its history through the appointment of a dedicated archivist, the first employed at the University since 2006.

Cancer treatment plans should include tailored exercise prescriptions

Friday, 18 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

New guidelines for the prescription of exercise medicine for people with cancer, co-authored by Professor Professor Daniel Galvão, have released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

ATAR is coming – here's how to manage exam stress

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Edith Cowan University Education expert Dr Mandie Shean says managing exam stress is important to perform at our best, but equally important is to remember there's much more in a person's future than just exams.

Medicine pioneer honoured in his country of origin

Wednesday, 16 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Professor Wei Wang's significant contribution to medicine has been recognised with a major award from the World Chinese Doctors Association.

Gaps need closing for young children with allergies

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

A survey of Australian early childhood education centres has found worrying gaps in allergy management practices for children.

$3 million for Alzheimer's answers

Friday, 04 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Researchers will examine how lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise and brain training can reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease thanks to a major grant.

What happens to our digital possessions after we die?

Thursday, 03 October 2019 News > News > 2019 > 10

Priceless family photos and other memories are being lost forever because older Australians don’t know how to preserve their ‘digital legacies’ after death, new research from Edith Cowan University has revealed.

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