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Students celebrate with Silver Scholarships

Friday, 29 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Free tuition for two ECU students are helping them to make their mark in the disciplines of sports science and speech pathology.

Science scholarship leads to sea change

Friday, 29 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Nicholas Mondello was preparing to join the Navy after uni but a series of ‘eureka moments’ and a once-in-a-lifetime trip has steered him towards a career in science and research.

From angry young man to respected academic

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

An inspirational new book by ECU researcher Dr Mick Adams is about courage and determination and how he turned his life around to become a respected Aboriginal leader in his own right.

Sleep problems linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

A bad night’s sleep could be doing more than putting you in a bad mood, with research showing a link between difficulty getting to sleep and Alzheimer’s disease.

Learning from Australia's first scientists

Thursday, 21 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Boomerang throwing, bush medicine and Nyoongar tool making are part of this year’s National Science Week program thanks to a new ECU initiative.

20,001 reasons to study engineering at ECU

Thursday, 21 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

New scholarships worth $20,000 each and an early offer scheme are now available to Year 12 students who begin their engineering studies with ECU in 2017.

Open for study

Monday, 18 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

ECU's Joondalup Campus was transformed into a festival for Open Day, attracting a record crowd. If you missed out, the Mount Lawley Campus Open Day is on 14 August 2016.

How we are helping make Bunbury more accessible for people with disabilities

Monday, 18 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

We’re working with people with disabilities to find solutions to their accessibility problems through a new research project.

Valium, the ‘safer choice’ that led to dependence and addiction

Thursday, 14 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Despite guidelines recommending that the use of benzodiazepines such as Valium be limited to two to four weeks, these drugs continue to be prescribed for longer.

Search for Alzheimer’s answers

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Alzheimer’s disease already affects almost 250,000 Australians. But with brain scans revealing that almost one third of older people are at high risk, researchers fear that the problem has the potential to get a lot worse.

ECU Motorsport Team to take on the world at Silverstone

Monday, 11 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

ECU’s Motorsport Team is revved up and ready to take on the world’s best student racing teams at Silverstone in the UK.

Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns

Monday, 11 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

Children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from an unlikely new source: their toys.

Enactus team to take on the world after first national championship win

Friday, 08 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

A group of ECU students dedicated to volunteering in their local community will represent Australia at an international competition in Canada after being named national champions.

Put yourself in the picture

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

ECU’s Open Day is offering a fresh angle on university study with the chance to try out the ‘Bullet Time’ 180 degree video booth for the first time in WA.

High temperatures may increase skin cancer threat

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 News > Latest news > 2016 > 07

We know that exposure to ultra-violet light can cause skin cancer, but new research has revealed that a temperature difference of just two degrees could also significantly increase your risk.

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