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Professor Lelia Green - TikTok graphic videos can spread like wildfire in a matter of hours. This is how to talk to your kids about it

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Parents, carers and teachers have been warned to be wary of their kids' social media use after a horrific video recently went viral. The video was originally livestreamed on Facebook but was also shared on Twitter and Instagram before it was reported and removed. Read more (ABC).

Dr Laura Glitsos – The Conversation

Friday, 18 September 2020

Instagram is the home of pretty pictures. Why are people flocking to it for news? Read more

Dr Shane Rogers – British Psychological Society PsychCrunch podcast

Friday, 18 September 2020

What can we do to stay connected in the middle of a pandemic? Read more

Dr Lydia Edwards - Vizards, face gloves and window hoods – a history of masks in western fashion

Tuesday, 08 September 2020

Masks have emerged as unlikely fashion heroes as the COVID-19 pandemic has developed. Every conceivable colour and pattern seems to have become available, from facehuggers to Darth Vader to bejewelled bridal numbers (The Conversation).

Better support needed for homeless youth

Thursday, 20 August 2020

New ECU research has found homeless youth aged 12 – 15 have fewer options and live in riskier circumstances than homeless 16 and 17-year-olds.

Public Arts - Installation on new bridge

Monday, 17 August 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Research news > School based > 2020 > 08

Installation begins on the large-scale public artwork created by School of Arts and Humanities’ Senior Research Fellow and Artist, Dr Lyndall Adams, and assisted by PhD Candidate and Assistant Artist Harrison See.

Technology that could virtually transform our lives

Thursday, 18 June 2020

School of Arts and Humanities researchers are exploring how real-time virtual reality (VR) chat could transform interview-based communication in a post-COVID world.

Interlace: Inter–Institutional Engagement

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > Events > Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications > 2020 > 06

This paper discusses the processes in setting up an artist in residence between the State Parliament of WA and the School of Arts and Humanities at ECU, providing the artist access to all areas of Parliament. 17 June 2020.

10 ways to process grief during a global pandemic

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

ECU Lecturer and Psychotherapist Karen Anderson: restrictions on the number of mourners able to attend funerals has left some of us unable to say goodbye and unable to offer comfort to those who have lost a close loved one; and social and physical distancing has made it difficult or even impossible to say goodbye to someone in their last hours of life. Read more (The Senior website).

'Optimism bias' could help us get on with life despite pandemic: research

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

ECU Researchers Dr Shane Rogers and Dr Travis Cruickshank are conducting a major ongoing survey evaluating the impact of the pandemic situation on the Australian public. Read more (Sydney Morning Herald).

Call for Papers – CREAtec

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Research news > School based > 2020 > 02

CREAtec is calling for EOI's to present at the weekly seminar series.

Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues Research Report 2017-2018

Thursday, 06 June 2019 Schools > Arts and Humanities > Research and creative activity > Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues > News and events > Centre for Global Issues > 2019 > 06

The Edith Cowan Centre for Global Issues (C-Global) is pleased to present its Research Report 2017-2018, highlighting the Centre’s wide range of activities and achievements over its establishment phase.

The site of the Bali bombings has been a vacant lot for 16 years. It’s time to build a proper memorial

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

PhD candidate Carmen Jacques explains the background to the Bali Peace Park and why the way we memorialise terror events is so important.

The inside story on crime within prison

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Read the article from The Conversation by Arts and Humanities PhD student Dr Catharine Phillips regarding crime within Western Australian prisons.

New approaches to unlocking intergenerational poverty

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Adequate funding for poverty-impacted children to participate in sports and the arts may be a powerful way to help them break free from the welfare dependency cycle, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research.

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