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Opportunities for WA in defence

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

To coincide with the Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference, Dr Andrew Dowse argues that WA's four public universities have the capability to play an expanded role in defence.

ECU remembers Dr Richard Gill

Monday, 29 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Edith Cowan University today pays tribute to Dr Richard Gill AO (1942-2018), founding Dean of The Western Australian Conservatorium of Music (now The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts).

Men needed for nightclub behaviour study

Friday, 26 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Men who frequent nightclubs are being sought for a research project that will examine what is deemed acceptable sexual behaviour in entertainment venues.

Spotlight on youth mental health leads to award for emerging journalist

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

A story exploring the alarming rates of young Australians taking anti-depressant medication won Lindsay Brennan the Charmaine Dragun Memorial Award at the 2018 WA Youth Awards.

ECU says farewell to Hendy Cowan

Friday, 19 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

ECU's "big man", Dr Hendy Cowan, was farewelled at an event this week before he retires from his role as Chancellor.

Fresh purpose for agricultural waste

Tuesday, 16 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Canola stalks and lupin straw can be used to filter lead from wastewater, new research has found.

Mentoring as a tool against African youth crime

Monday, 08 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

Peer mentoring programs may prevent crime and violence among African youth, according to the early findings of new ECU research.

Lawyers have unhealthy concerns about weight

Wednesday, 03 October 2018 News > News > 2018 > 10

An obsession with their body weight and shape could be contributing to the elevated stress levels of lawyers and law students, according to new research.

ECU at forefront of study into frontline mental health

Friday, 21 September 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

ECU is playing a lead role in the first ever international study of anxiety, mental health and wellbeing for paramedics.

Metal invention strips impurities from wastewater

Friday, 14 September 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

Researchers have developed a crystalline alloy that can strip impurities from wastewater in just minutes.

It’s an honour for three West Australians

Thursday, 13 September 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

Three distinguished leaders in education, health care and business were formally honoured by ECU as they joined more than 1,200 students at graduation ceremonies held over the weekend.

Brussels sprouts and broccoli linked with lower fall risk in elderly

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

Eating Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage or broccoli can help older people avoid falls, new research has found.

Labours of love find their way home

Monday, 10 September 2018 News > News > 2018 > 09

Edith Cowan University is attempting to reunite almost 2700 hard-copy research theses – almost three decades’ and three tonnes’ worth -- with their authors, wherever they now live around the world.

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