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2011 Media releases

ECU launches exciting new partnership with Surfing Australia

Friday, 08 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Surfing Australia officially launched a groundbreaking new partnership this week, which will see leading lecturer from the School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Dr Jeremy Sheppard become the first ever sports scientist to be a part of the Surfing Australia team.


Collaborative degree sees ECU partner with the Australian Maritime College

Friday, 08 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is pleased to announce a collaborative agreement with Australia’s national centre for maritime training, education and research, the Australian Maritime College (AMC) aimed at meeting the specialist skills demands of the maritime engineering industry.


ECU launches new collaboration with Rio Tinto Dampier Salt

Monday, 04 April 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 04

Edith Cowan University (ECU) today launched a new research collaboration agreement with Dampier Salt Ltd (DSL), part of the Rio Tinto group,  which will pave the way for a unique series of research opportunities in Australia’s north west.


ECU joining forces to teach police leadership

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 03

WA Police are boosting their leadership skills in a new course co-delivered by Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the WA Police Academy.


ECU first Australian University to receive Gillard Government Structural Adjustment Funding

Friday, 11 March 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 03

Federal Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Jobs and Workplace Relations, Senator Chris Evans, announced yesterday that Edith Cowan University will be the first Australian university to receive funding under the Gillard Government’s $400 million Structural Adjustment Fund (SAF).


ECU launches exchange program with Shaanxi Normal University

Friday, 25 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is pleased to announce that the first group of Exercise Science students from the Faculty of Computing, Health and Sciences are heading to China on Thursday, 3 March as part of an international partnership between ECU and the Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU).


Participants needed for research into children’s exposure to metal particles

Friday, 11 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

There are many particles found in the air around us, some can be seen and some are invisible to the naked eye, but all can have a potential impact on our health.


Local student receives prestigious ECU Scholarship

Friday, 11 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Wanneroo Senior High School graduate, Ms Stefany Renshaw is looking forward to embarking on a degree in Counter Terrorism, Security and Intelligence thanks to an Excellence Scholarship received from Edith Cowan University (ECU).


Red carpet bonanza for ECU filmmakers

Thursday, 10 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Film and Video, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and WA Screen Academy students and graduates, are celebrating after receiving a whopping 20 nominations in the WA Screen Awards, the State’s version of the Oscars.


ECU initiates International Social Work Day Poster campaign

Thursday, 10 February 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 02

Edith Cowan University’s (ECU) Social Work program, based at ECU South West in Bunbury, is celebrating International Social Work Day in a unique way, collaborating with social workers across the state to initiate a nationwide poster campaign.


ECU-led research project provides new insight into sexual assault victims

Monday, 24 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Researchers from the Policing Just Outcomes (PJO) project,an initiative of Edith Cowan University and the Victoria Police, have released their latest report based on what is the first ever state-wide online survey of rape and sexual assault victims in an Australian jurisdiction.


ECU alumni cycling to save lives

Monday, 17 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world, with an estimated 12.7 million people diagnosed with cancer each year. 


Participants needed for research into metal exposure in children

Monday, 17 January 2011 News > Media releases > 2011 > 01

Society is constantly exposed to low levels of different metals in our daily diets, however there is limited research regarding the impact this may have on our health, and the health of our children.


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