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Student doco ‘strives’ and… scores BAFTA nomination

An inspirational short film about a young athlete with cerebral palsy has earned a group of Edith Cowan University (ECU) students a prestigious BAFTA nomination.

State chooses ECU South West for new innovation hub

The WA Creative Tech Innovation Hub (WACTIH) will be the recipient of $1.2 million in funding from the McGowan Government over the next 4 years.

Now showing at ECU Spectrum Project Space gallery: #FEAS Unfinished Business

#FEAS: UNFINISHED BUSINESS features the archive of #FEAS Feminist Educators Against Sexism alongside work by Australian feminist artists. Showing 29 June - 28 July 2022.

Resistance! Paintings as Provisional Realities

Dr Paul Uhlmann has curated an exhibition at M-16 Artspace in Canberra.

Documentary shortlisted for BAFTA

In a first for the WA Screen Academy, the 2021 short documentary 'Walk Run Strive' has been selected for the prestigious BAFTA Student Awards shortlist. Read more

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Recognising Indigenous knowledges is not just culturally sound, it’s good science

For tens of thousands of years, First Nations people have successfully addressed changing weather in Australia - it’s time to listen to their extensive knowledge of Country.

Asthmatics may soon breathe easier thanks to new breakthrough

An important research discovery could lead to more effective treatments for the world’s 262 million asthma sufferers.

State chooses ECU South West for new innovation hub

The WA Creative Tech Innovation Hub (WACTIH) will be the recipient of $1.2 million in funding from the McGowan Government over the next 4 years.

Multi-million-dollar grant set to change the future of WA’s Aboriginal children

ECU has identified opportunities for improvements in the way research is conducted with Noongar people and Aboriginal people on Noongar country. It comes as ECU's Kurongkurl Katitjin was recently awarded a $3 million National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC) Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies 2021 grant, which aims to give Aboriginal children the best possible start to life.

The iPhone turns 15: a look at the past (and future) of one of the 21st century’s most influential devices

It's been 15 years since Apple released what’s arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and a half later, there are few products that have managed to reach a similar level of brand recognition. Announced to an eager audience in 2007, the iPhone has revolutionised how we communicate and even how we live day to day.

What’s driving Uber’s historic agreement with the TWU on gig work

The transport giant has largely treated its workforce as independent contractors rather than employees with rights to benefits, but it has now agreed to a statement of principles that re-regulate work in the Australian rideshare and food delivery industry.

Student doco ‘strives’ and… scores BAFTA nomination

An inspirational short film about a young athlete with cerebral palsy has earned a group of Edith Cowan University (ECU) students a prestigious BAFTA nomination.

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