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Rovik Olsen

ECU Engineering students are taking on Australia, and winning

Rovik, a 4th year Mechatronics & Motorsports student at Edith Cowan University, headed to the Australian Finals of the competition after taking out the Regional PATW. He competed against the State and Territory winners from across Australia, who were all graduate engineers, but still emerged the winner.

Latest university news

'App gap' creates new digital divide among young children

Researchers are concerned about a growing app gap where digital-savvy toddlers with access to educational apps may be more school-ready than their counterparts.

Internet connected-toys and science teaching under spotlight with $700,000 in research funding

Projects examining the internet of toys and improving the way science teachers engage with their students will share in more the $700,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council.

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

There are thousands of health supplements on the market that claim to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance. Dr Kristina Kendall examines the scientific evidence behind these claims and outlines which supplements actually work and which to avoid.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Perth brewer John Stallwood started with a home brew kit and an ECU marketing degree. He turned an experiment into a career — but the path to success …

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🐟🌊 🌡️🗺️ As ocean temperatures increase due to climate change, fish species normally found in tropical areas are moving away from the equator to…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

At just 17, Calan Williams Racing is a force to be reckoned with on the Formula 3 circuit. But to achieve his goal of reaching Formula 1, he has to…

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