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West Australian Screen Academy welcomes new Director

Monday, 14 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

The School of Communications and Arts proudly welcomes Dr Cathy Henkel as the new Director of the WA Screen Academy.

Stronger ties with Japan

Thursday, 10 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Vice-Chancellor Professor Kerry Cox met the Japanese Prime Minister Mr Shinzo Abe during his recent visit to Perth.

Happiness on show

Monday, 07 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Solutions for enhancing happiness in the City of Fremantle have inspired an innovative collection of works from ECU’s School of Communications and Arts’ design students.

Survey sheds light on WA drug and alcohol habits

Monday, 07 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

A survey by Edith Cowan University has provided a valuable new insight on the use of alcohol and other drugs by young Western Australians.

Scholarship to support future nurses

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

Thanks to the generosity of the Swift family, two regional students have been awarded $24,000 each to support their nursing studies.

ECU Health Centre on track

Friday, 04 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

The ECU Health Centre, incorporating the Wanneroo GP Super Clinic, will open for business on-schedule and on-budget in late September 2014.

How to succeed in business

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

An ECU researcher has three lessons for fellow Aboriginals hoping to make it in business.

Health simulation rises to the challenge

Monday, 30 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 07

An inflatable simulation tent that erects in just two minutes will be used by Edith Cowan University (ECU) to train health students and professionals for scenarios such as oil rig explosions, train derailments and toxic chemical fires.

$420,000 to support ECU research links with industry, community

Friday, 27 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

Projects to develop weed-zapping lasers and investigating how to break the cycle of welfare dependency have secured prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Scheme grants worth almost half a million dollars over the next four years.

New scholarship a plan for success

Thursday, 26 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

Brienna Forster is counting down the days until she flies to Bali, but her six-month stay will be no holiday.

Program gives high schoolers a choice

Thursday, 26 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

A program aimed at giving high school students aspirations of studying at university is paying dividends for a group of students in the South West.

Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Oration 2014

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

US education expert Dr Ira Harkavy will highlight the role of universities in solving society’s most pressing problems at this free public event on Tuesday, 22 July 2014.

ECU continues winning ways

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

A website for monitoring bushfire activity and an app to measure children’s’ hearing loss have continued ECU’s success at the prestigious WAiTTA Incite awards.

NAIDOC Week celebrations at ECU

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

A new art exhibition and cultural performance, daily film screenings and flag-raising ceremonies at ECU during 2014 NAIDOC Week will celebrate the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

ECU app a safety net for vulnerable people

Friday, 20 June 2014 News > Latest news > 2014 > 06

A new app developed by ECU students aims to help people with disabilities contact their families or carers when they find themselves in distressing situations.

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