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First Fleet piano's new home in WA

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > May

Australia's first piano, which arrived on board the Sirius, as part of the First Fleet in 1788, has found a new home at WAAPA.

Threatened possums have just two choices for survival

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > May

The double whammy of climate change and habitat loss is threatening the survival of possums in Western Australia’s South West.

ECU media newsletter - 19 May 2016

Thursday, 19 May 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > May


This edition contains subject experts on transgender bathrooms, rocket science, journalism education and end-of-life care.

ECU media newsletter - Budget edition

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > May

This edition of ECU's fortnightly media newlsetter for journalists includes subject experts available to comment on the 2016 Federal Budget.

ECU media newsletter - Slow internet, journalists abroad & eccentric exercise

Thursday, 21 April 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > April

This edition of ECU's newsletter to journalists includes subject experts on slow internet, journalists abroad & eccentric exercise.

Distinguished fortepianist joins WAAPA

Thursday, 14 April 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > April

WAAPA students are set to learn from a piano master with the appointment of Professor Geoffrey Lancaster AM as the third ECU Professorial Research Fellow.

ECU media newsletter - Smartphone security, kids and online porn & Game of Thrones

Thursday, 07 April 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > April


This week's media newsletter contains ECU subject experts on smartphone security, mine rehabilitation techniques, how kids access online pornography and the enduring popularity of the Game of Thrones TV series.

ECU media newsletter - 24 March 2016

Thursday, 24 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > March

The ECU media newsletter is distributed fortnightly to journalists. This edition includes experts on counter terrorism, new Apple products and how amateur athletes can prepare and recover from fun runs and long distance bike rides.

Nobel Laureate to shed light on crystal revolution

Friday, 18 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > February

Professor Dan Shechtman will deliver a free public lecture on his 1982 discovery of a new type of crystal changed that field of chemistry.

Boat mooring chains scour Rottnest seagrass releasing CO2

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > March

 Seagrass at Perth’s Rottnest Island has paid a terrible price for the island’s popularity among tourists and day-trippers.

Criminals blame booze for incarceration

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > February

The results of interviews with detainees in police lockups in WA paints a worrying picture of alcohol-related crime in the Pilbara and Perth metropolitan area.

ECU again rated among world’s best

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > January

We've been named on a prestigious list of the world’s most international universities, acknowledging our appeal to overseas students, academics and research collaborators.

Seagrass libraries reveal devastation of coastal ecosystems

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > January

Researchers have used seagrass to look more than 600 years into the past and find out why these important marine ecosystems are dying out all around the world and hopefully, what we can do to stop it.

ECU media newsletter - 10 March 2016

Thursday, 10 March 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > March

This edition of ECU's fortnightly newsletter contains news on positive drug tests, a China photo exhibition and Nobel Prize winner lecture.

Is hi-lo milk really better for you?

Thursday, 18 February 2016 News > Media releases > 2016 > February

The health benefits of low-fat dairy products compared to regular fat dairy have been called into question by a new ECU study.

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