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ECU arts show exhibits emerging creative talent

ECU Mount Lawley’s annual graduate exhibition, ArtsHum 2022, opened Thursday 24 November, showcasing the finest of graduating student work from the School of Arts and Humanities. The exhibition will run until Thursday 1 December on  weekdays.

Being flexible the key to success

Don’t think of it as a wasted year if your ATAR results aren't what you expected. Or maybe it’s been years since you studied and you’re ready to switch careers. Either way, it's more than okay to change your mind.

Can you keep a secret? 81 WA writers tackle fiction’s most challenging writing style

A selection of students, staff and alumni from ECU School of Arts and Humanities were involved in a book launch on Saturday 29 October at the Australian Short Story Festival in Fremantle.

"I had nothing to eat": new study provides insights into why young people burgle

A new Edith Cowan University (ECU) study investigating why young people commit burglary has found most stole from need rather than greed and they often learned the tricks of the trade from peers or family members.

'The Gift of Truth' book launch

The School of Arts and Humanities are honoured to host Prof. Maurizio Andolfi’s book launch – The Gift of Truth - on Saturday 10 December from 10.00am - 12.00pm.

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ECU researcher wins prestigious grant by applying Artificial Intelligence to the medical world

Dr Zulqarnain Gilani is one of a select group of academics to receive a Raine Priming Grant - but has also been singled out among the cohort for a prestigious individual acknowledgement.

Hundreds of WA primary students celebrate their university graduation

Hundreds of WA students aged between seven and 14 have farewelled the final semester of university, graduating from The Children’s University of WA at special ceremonies held across Perth and Albany.

Curious Kids: What would happen if all animals on Earth were herbivores?

It’s natural to wonder if all animals, including humans, should be herbivores – in other words, only eat plants.
To answer this question, we first need to understand a little about animals, and herbivores.

ECU training Government to improve ‘Carbon Literacy’

Carbon reduction has a key role to play in moving towards a more sustainable future — so the School of Business and Law is ensuring workplaces are prepared for the shift and have the knowledge to contribute.

FIFA should have foreseen Qatar World Cup shemozzle

The largest international sporting event ever held in a Muslim country has shone a spotlight it seems both the host nation and the organising body are finding far too bright. But what did they expect?

Catch a break: higher vitamin K intake linked to lower bone fracture risk late in life

Breaking bones can be life changing events, especially as we age — but research from ECU's Nutrition and Health Innovation Research Institute has revealed there may be something you can do to help reduce your risk of fractures later in life.

How a Canadian program that helps educators ‘thrive’ not just ‘survive’ could help address Australia’s childcare staff shortage

A 2021 study revealed 74 per cent of early childhood workers want to leave the sector in the next three years, but a program piloted in British Columbia may provide a solution.

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