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CW+W launches with an inaugural industry and research event

Thursday, 01 April 2021

ECU’s Centre for Work + Wellbeing’s (CW+W) inaugural event was held on 24th March at Fraser Suites Perth.

A new deal for Uber drivers in UK, but Australia’s ‘gig workers’ must wait

Thursday, 01 April 2021

Uber’s announcement earlier this month it will now treat its drivers in the United Kingdom as “workers” rather than “independent contractors” is a significant development for the so-called gig economy. Dr Tom Barratt writes for The Conversation.

A taste for travel

Thursday, 01 April 2021

A food museum could put Australia firmly on the global food tourist map but defining our food culture will be a challenge. Dr Eerang Park writes in the open

Professor Peter Galvin places 8th in Rottnest Channel Swim 30 years after winning the inaugural event

Thursday, 01 April 2021

To many, Rottnest Island is famous for its beautiful crystal clear water, white sandy beaches, and cute permanent residents – the quokkas.

Networking and fun activities at the School of Business and Law Careers Fair 2021

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

The Careers Fair returned in 2021, with over 250 students walking through the doors to speak to employers! There were over 12 industry exhibitors offering a valuable insight into how to progress their careers beyond university.

Postgraduate Sundowner at Scarborough

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Tickets sold out first for our first postgraduate sundowner for 2021! The event was full of postgraduate students, higher degree research students, lecturers and staff who enjoyed the ocean view with a drink in hand.

New ships and reimagined voyages to put on your radar

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

“Food travel could be a golden opportunity for Australia when international travel resumes post-pandemic, However, the first step will be understanding what makes Australia’s cuisine unique.” Says Dr Eerang Park in an article in the Financial Review.

Suez Canal blockage

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Flavio featured in the following articles about the Suez Canal blockage.

  • Could the Suez Canal blockage affect Australian coffee supply? - BeanScene Magazine
  • Suez canal: Japanese owner of stricken shop talks of plan to refloat it - The Guaradian.
  • Australian supply chains to remain unscathed in Suez Canal blockage - MHD Supply Chain News.
  • Suez canal container ship partially refloated after blocking trade artery - The Guardian
  • MV ever given freed: emerging impact on global supply chain -  MHD Supply Chain News

Creating a safety climate in the workplace

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Dr Andrei Lux, was recently interviewed by ECU Radio, on the topic of creating a ‘safety climate’ in workplaces, specifically in relation to Australian Parliament. Listen to the full interview here, and read more below, written by Dr Andrei Lux.

One of the world’s biggest ships got stuck sideways in the Suez Canal, blocking traffic

Friday, 26 March 2021

Dr Flavio Macau says, "The Egyptian government certainly did not expect the route to be blocked both ways by a single ship", in an interview with The Washington Post. Click here to watch Flavio's video interview with The Washington Post.


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Latest university news

ECU to take the pressure off with Early Offer Program

ECU has announced it will open applications early to current Year 12 students for study in 2022.

Find your future at ECU’s Open Day

ECU has shifted its popular Open Day event to earlier in the year to give prospective students even more time to explore their options.

Green leafy vegetables essential for muscle strength

Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research.

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