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2008 Media releases

ECU goes pink in support of Breast Cancer Month

Wednesday, 24 September 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 09

Edith Cowan University's iconic Chancellery Building at the Joondalup Campus will be lit pink this week as part of the Global Illumination event marking the launch of Breast Cancer Month.


New facilities put ECU at the forefront of nanomechanical research in Australia

Monday, 22 September 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 09

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Engineering is gearing up for the first intake of Mechanical Engineering students next year with the installation of a high-tech new nanoindenter at the state-of-the-art Materials Research Laboratory.


Year 10’s get stuck into science at ECU

Friday, 29 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

On Monday, 25 August twenty Year 10 students from four local high schools visited Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Natural Sciences to extend their knowledge of chemistry.


ECU research highlights PDA information security breaches

Thursday, 28 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

ECU research has revealed that at least one in five second-hand mobile devices still contain sensitive information, leaving individuals and their organisations at risk of identity fraud, theft, blackmail and forgery.


ECU research team to investigate environmental pollution in the South West

Thursday, 28 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Environmental Management researcher, Dr Andrea Hinwood is looking for pregnant women in the south west to participate in a study investigating whether environmental pollutants in the South West region are significant enough to affect the health of unborn babies.


Federal Health Minister opens ECU’s Health and Wellness Building

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) new Health and Wellness Building has been officially opened by the Honourable Nicola Roxon MP, Federal Minister for Health and Ageing.


Community Partnerships Toolbox

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has developed a resource to help support community health nurses working in schools to promote healthy lifestyles to students.


ECU Professor named first Australian director on international board

Monday, 18 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Professor Cobie Rudd, Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, is the first Australian to be appointed to the International Board of Directors for the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).


ECU staff recognised for excellence

Tuesday, 05 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Seven high-achieving staff from Edith Cowan University have been recognised by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) with Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, the most for any university in the WA.


ECU Professor releases first comprehensive Brian Burke biography

Friday, 01 August 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 08

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Dr Quentin Beresford, an Associate Professor of Politics, has written the first comprehensive biography of disgraced former Labor leader Brian Burke.


ECU supports inaugural Global Geotourism Conference

Wednesday, 30 July 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 07

Convened by Professor Ross Dowling, Foundation Professor of Tourism at Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Chair of the Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco Tourism (FACET), the Global Geotourism Conference will take place from 17 - 20 August 2008 in Perth.


ECU researchers call for Kimberley cruise ship industry sustainability

Monday, 21 July 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 07

Researchers from Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Marketing, Tourism and Leisure have released a report calling for a number of environmental issues to be addressed by the tourism industry in the Kimberley.


ECU launches Perth Graduate School of Business

Monday, 21 July 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 07

The new Perth Graduate School of Business at Edith Cowan University (ECU) opened for students this week.


Come and speak to the uni that speaks for itself

Thursday, 17 July 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 07

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Mount Lawley campus, including its famous Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) will come alive on Sunday, 27 July for the annual Open Day.


ECU Professor uncovers 2007 election

Thursday, 17 July 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 07

Dr Peter van Onselen, Associate Professor of Politics and Government at Edith Cowan University (ECU), has co-written a controversial new book about the 2007 federal election.


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