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Smart charging accelerating the future of electric trucks in Australia

New research shows electric power may be viable for industry in the very near future.

Real engineering experiences for high school students this October - book now

Students in Years 9, 10,11 & 12 (2022) are invited to come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in our one-day workshops this October.

ECU Researcher achieves national recognition for ‘clever pitch’

Researcher Kazi Yasin Islam has won the Vice Chancellors’ Award, in the Universities Australia pitch it clever competition for his idea to develop innovative wireless technology that can be used underwater.

Short Course in Structural Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Short course available in October 2022 - find out more or register now.

Short Course in Industrial Automation Software Programming Fundamentals

Short course available in September 2022 - find out more or register now.

ECU Newsroom

What’s behind the door? The best narrative twists in television and film and why we love them

Twists and surprises in stories are more than just gimmicks – they tell us important clues about the way that people think.

South West main-lining new scholarship opportunities

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has been awarded a $1.4million grant to deliver 25 scholarships at its South West campus, commencing in 2023.

Grit or quit? How to help your child develop resilience

When it comes to grit, resilience and kids sport, the question around their enrolment, ongoing participation and right to quit is often the topic of much conversation – and consternation. As parents, what should we do when kids announce they want to “take a break” or quit altogether?

I study how radiation interacts with the environment – and the capsule lost in WA is a whole new ballgame

By now, you’ve probably heard about a tiny radioactive capsule that went missing from the back of a truck somewhere in Western Australia. Should it not be found, a long-term system of sampling will be needed to monitor for radiation to protect humans and the environment.

What’s driving the potato chip shortage and when will it pass?

As with so many staples and fresh produce items in the past two years, the problem is a temporary imbalance between supply and demand

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