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2008 Media releases

Chief Scientist of WA welcomes aspiring Year 10's to ECU

Monday, 12 May 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 05

WA's Chief Scientist, Professor Lyn Beazley is visiting Edith Cowan University (ECU) Joondalup on Monday, 12 May to launch a new academic extension program for gifted Year 10 students.


ECU and Nortel Networks give IT students a head start

Wednesday, 07 May 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 05

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has recognised the contributions of Nortel Networks in setting up the new Unified Communications Laboratory at the School of Computer and Information Science.


ECU wins Innovation in Nursing Award

Monday, 05 May 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 05

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine is the State winner for the Innovation in Nursing category of the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards.


The Honourable Fran Logan visits ECU

Monday, 05 May 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 05

State Minister for Energy, Resources, Industry and Enterprise, the Honourable Fran Logan MLA, visited Edith Cowan University (ECU) to discuss the future of micro and nanophotonic research on Tuesday, 29 April.


One third of employees report being bullied in the workplace

Wednesday, 23 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Workplace bullying is having an increasingly negative effect on the personal and work lives of Australians, according to new research by Edith Cowan University's Dr Maryam Omari.


ECU and Mission Australia improving access to higher education

Wednesday, 23 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is helping to make career dreams a reality for people experiencing significant life challenges through a new partnership with Mission Australia.


ECU working to alleviate teacher shortages in regional schools

Thursday, 10 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Staffing rural, remote and regional schools is an increasing concern for education departments around Australia and researchers from Edith Cowan University (ECU) are working to alleviate the problem.


ECU team awarded Alzheimer's research funding

Tuesday, 08 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Professor Ralph Martins and Dr Matthew Sharman have been awarded $484, 000 from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to investigate the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine therapies in combating Alzheimer's disease.


ECU Vice-Chancellor advocates a focus on sustainability

Wednesday, 02 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Sustainability and environmentally friendly practices should be at the forefront of consideration for universities, according to Edith Cowan University (ECU) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kerry Cox.


ECU and local schools celebrate Earth Day

Tuesday, 01 April 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 04

Over 500 primary school students will celebrate Earth Day with an exciting program of activities being held at Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Mount Lawley Campus.


ECU graduate publishes tales of life in the desert

Thursday, 27 March 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 03

When Scarborough resident Dr Maureen Helen gave up a comfortable suburban lifestyle to work as a community nurse in the Pilbara, publishing a book was the last thing on her mind.


ECU Pro-Vice-Chancellor receives prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Thursday, 20 March 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 03

Edith Cowan University's (ECU) Professor Brenda Cherednichenko is one of only four Australians, and the only West Australian, to be awarded a 2008 Fulbright Senior Scholarship.


ECU offers small business the Green Advantage

Tuesday, 18 March 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 03

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is helping small businesses to reduce their environmental impact with the Green Advantage for Small Business Expo.


ECU Professor helps bring science to Parliament

Tuesday, 18 March 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 03

Professor Ralph Martins from Edith Cowan University (ECU) is one of 30 scientists invited to speak to WA Members of Parliament about his groundbreaking research into Alzheimer's disease as part of Science@Parliament.


ECU nursing graduates help fill the gap

Monday, 17 March 2008 News > Media releases > 2008 > 03

Last night over 210 Edith Cowan University (ECU) students from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine celebrated their graduation at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre.


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