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Lessons in leadership

Friday, 06 March 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

Western Australia’s first female Governor shared valuable lessons from her trailblazing career at a speech at ECU to mark International Women’s Day.

Murder grips Fremantle in new book

Thursday, 05 March 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

Fremantle’s historic West End is the setting for a new fiction novel about a modern day killer by author Dr Leigh Straw.

Refugees: Social justice through art

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 03

An artist-in-residency project is calling for members of the public to contribute their own ideas about asylum seeker detention.

App data to assist bike infrastructure

Thursday, 26 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

Cyclists' own mobile fitness data could be used to improve bike infrastructure thanks to a new research project from ECU.

All eyes on classroom camera

Friday, 20 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

When you were in school, did you think your teachers had eyes in the backs of their heads? Now using the latest video technology the next generation of teachers are being trained to see to see the whole classroom.

Aboriginal art comes together

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

A new art exhibition at Parliament House will showcase the work of leading Western Australian Aboriginal artists.

ECU writers create interactive kids book

Thursday, 12 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

A new innovative children’s storybook which uses the touchscreen functions of the iPad to create an interactive story experience has been released.

The cigarette pack that talks back

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

A cigarette pack that “talks” to smokers is the latest weapon in the fight against tobacco-related harm.

Feral feast

Friday, 06 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

New research from ECU has found Australian feral cats consume more than 400 species of wildlife, including 16 endangered species, Tim Doherty explains.

Halting Huntington's disease

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

Huntington's disease is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure, but researchers have found a way to regenerate the parts of the brain that the disease attacks.

Books as art

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

The works of nine talented Visual Arts students will stand side-by-side with highly regarded international artists at an exhibition of artists’ books in Perth.

Graduates help Paper Planes take flight

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

Some of Australia’s biggest films are being made with the help of graduates from ECU.

Hard act to follow

Monday, 02 February 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 02

Dr Jack Thompson AM, one of Australia’s most recognisable actors, and Dr David Irvine AO, the former head of the Australian Security Intelligence Service (ASIO), joined more than 1900 graduates in receiving their ECU degrees on the weekend.

Peel, Fondle, Ogle exhibition

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

A new exhibition of works at Edith Cowan University’s (ECU’s) Spectrum Project Space is investigating the transformative nature of the physical body.

New book explores the rise and fall of Gunns

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 News > Latest news > 2015 > 01

Professor Quentin Beresford is the author of a new book which examines the rapid rise and unexpected collapse of Australia’s largest timber company and one of the nation’s most controversial corporations.

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