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News

‘Massive win’: Posties strike ‘11th hour’ deal on pay and jobs ahead of Senate inquiry

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Australia Post workers have struck a deal to protect pay and jobs following claims one in four posties’ jobs were under threat from coronavirus-related letters service cuts. Dr Flavio Macau featured in The New Daily.

Here’s why we can’t stop getting lost in national parks

Wednesday, 08 July 2020

As national parks and trails across Australia spring back to life post-pandemic, new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has revealed the risky behaviour of visitors is placing their safety in danger. Article by Dr Edmund Goh.

In praise of the office: let’s learn from COVID-19 and make the traditional workplace better

Wednesday, 01 July 2020

In praise of the office: let’s learn from COVID-19 and make the traditional workplace better. Dr Diep Nguyen, Dr Esme Franken and Professor Stephen Teo writes for The Conversation.

ECU moves into top 51-75 in the ShanghaiRanking for Hospitality and Tourism Management

Wednesday, 01 July 2020

ECU has moved up to the 51-75 category in the ShanghaiRanking for Hospitality and Tourism Management!

Off the ‘designated’ tracks – how not to get lost in our national parks

Monday, 29 June 2020

Off the ‘designated’ tracks – how not to get lost in our national parks. Article by Edmund Goh in Travel Monitor.

Here’s Why We Can’t Stop Getting Lost in National Parks

Monday, 29 June 2020

Dr Edmund Goh writes for Experience Sydney Australia about "Why We Can’t Stop Getting Lost in National Parks".

Dr Flavio Romero Macau awarded for global conversation on toilet paper panic buying

Friday, 26 June 2020

On the earlier part of 2020, you might remember one of the more bizarre events during COVID-19 regarding toilet paper panic buying.

WA tourism industry faces voyage into the unknown to rebuild after coronavirus scare.

Friday, 26 June 2020

WA tourism industry faces voyage into the unknown to rebuild after coronavirus scare. Professor Ross Dowling featured in Kalgoorlie Miner.

Kurongkurl Katitjin Manager leads by example

Friday, 26 June 2020

Kurongkurl Katitjin Manager, Tracey Lee Taraia, graduated earlier this year with a Graduate Certificate of Business, with her excellent results earning her a spot on the 2019 School of Business and Law’s Dean’s List at Edith Cowan University

Dr Greg Willson and his marketing students innovate a better tomorrow for children

Thursday, 25 June 2020

In his New Product Development unit (MKT3600), Course Coordinator Dr Gregory Willson partnered with The Daniel Morcombe Foundation and The Smith Family – two Not for Profit organisations committed to improving positive outcomes for children in Australia.

Events

Uniting around COVID-19: A starting point for emerging interdisciplinary tourism research

This international webinar brings experts in diverse disciplines together to share their experiences collaborating with tourism scholars around COVID-19. Date and time: Thursday, 11 June 2020, at 3:00 pm (Beijing, Hong Kong and Perth Time); (10:00 am Turkey Time).

All In: Business after COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed our community in ways we didn't imagine, and now it's time to think big and find ways to rebuild!

You Unlimited 2020. The Future of Accounting.

You Unlimited 2020- The Future of Accounting? The Countdown Begins!| Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre| Wednesday 11 March 2020, | 5.00pm-7.30pm

Latest university news

$4.5 million for ECU’s Indigenous health resource

ECU’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has been awarded almost $4.5m by the Australian government, allowing it to continue to provide a vital service to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector workforce.

Parents' smartphone use does not harm relationships with children

Contrary to popular views, parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting, and often, tends to be associated with warm and attached parenting.

Destination Australia Scholarships for new students at ECU South West

ECU South West is looking forward to welcoming students back to campus in semester two and new students can look forward to applying for one of 10 new scholarships worth $45,000 each as part of the Federal Government’s Destination Australia program.

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