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News

Here’s how we can better measure the success of our uni graduates

Friday, 24 May 2019

University graduates should be able to choose their own measures of success in job outcome surveys, rather than the current measure of full-time employment, new ECU research has found by Associate Professor Denise Jackson.

Are Screens Killing Kids' Imaginations?

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Physical, free-form play is being sidelined for screen time. But research suggests we could be permanently damaging children’s ability to imagine. So what happens when we leave kids to their own devices? Dr Sean Goltz writes for Matters Journal.

5 tips on how to be a good mentor to someone twice your age

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Changes in the modern workplace suggest we will increasingly see more circumstances in which mentors may be younger – sometimes much younger – than their mentees. Dr Julie Nyanjom explores this in The Conversation.

School sponsorship goes beyond the football field

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

The School of Business and Law is committed to engaging with the local and wider community through meaningful and sustainable partnerships, including a recent sponsorship of the ECU Joondalup Soccer Club.

Work placement students benefit from West Coast Eagles partnership

Friday, 03 May 2019

ECU’s sponsorship-based partnerships with industry leaders, such as the West Coast Eagles, offer our students unique experiences to go behind the scenes and see what career opportunities may be available to them upon graduation.

BBC News: Sri Lanka Attacks

Monday, 29 April 2019

Dr Mostafa Naser spoke to BBC TV News about the recent recent gun battle in Sri Lanka and the aftermath of the suicide attacks.

Australian Institute of Project Management Panel

Monday, 29 April 2019

Students recently had the opportunity to gain an understanding of the challenges faced in the corporate landscape in the area of project management with a range of experts from the Australian Institute of Project Management.

Dr Mostafa Naser talks to BBC radio5 about bombings in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Dr Mostafa Naser talks to BBC radio5 journalist Dotun Adebayo about the recent bombings in Sri Lanka.

Edmund Goh appointed as TEQSA external expert

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Dr Edmund Goh has been appointed by the Australian Government  to the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as an external expert in the area of hospitality and tourism education.

A celebration of success at the School of Business and Law Prize Night

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The School of Business and Law’s 2018 Prize Ceremony held at Frasers in Kings Park, recently celebrated the School’s top achieving students. There were 62 incredible award winners including Joanne May who was the recipient of the School of Business and Law Medal.

Events

Short Courses: Supply Chain Management – Monday 29 April, FREE

If you want business success (and who doesn’t?), you have to make your supply chain successful too. Join Associate Professor Ferry Jie at this one day workshop that is generously subsidised by the Small Business Development Corporation.

Networks in changing business ecosystems - 3rd International Symposium

15 & 16 July 2019, Room 546, Building 34, ECU Joondalup Campus, Perth, Western Australia

Latest university news

Aboriginal Australians want care after brain injury – but it must consider their cultural needs

It’s not commonly known that Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to suffer a stroke or brain injury than non-Indigenous Australians – and they’re far less likely to receive vital rehabilitation. This ECU research is a game-changer.

How animal activist organisations respond to vegan stereotyping

New research demonstrates how a stereotyped framing of veganism is being used to challenge animal activists' work, but also how activists have employed the tactic of not directly contesting the stereotype.

Here’s how we can better measure the success of our uni graduates

University graduates should be able to choose their own measures of success in job outcome surveys, rather than the current measure of full-time employment, new ECU research has found.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Go behind the scenes: the making of our brand new TV commercial 🎥 Very cool!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🍌🥦🥕🍇🍅 We all know eating fruit and vegetables is good for us, but why? Each month our new podcast 'Body of Knowledge' will examine an…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

An ECU research centre has been selected by the International Olympic Committee to study the prevention and treatment of sports injuries and illness.

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