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Latest news and events

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.

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Perth university lecturer to lead new attack on cyber attackers

ECU Senior Lecturer Dr Mohi Ahmed is leading a new charge to beat online hackers at their own game by developing RansomCoin dataset. The technology could allow tracing of ransomware-related bitcoin transactions.

Yoga and science helping sax players keep calm and carry on

A live performance at ECU is set to show how sports science and yoga can help prevent injury in saxophonists and keep them in peak mental and physical condition.

Sisters in study

Alongside more than 1,500 ECU students who crossed the graduation stage recently were Iluka sisters Hannah and Lucy Norris. They both graduated with a Bachelor of Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations. Incidentally, the sisters had no idea they’d applied for the same degree in 2019.

Discover your pathway to university

Chose life in high school? Didn’t study ATAR? Or worried you won’t get the ATAR score you hoped for? You’re not alone there. Thankfully, you don’t need an ATAR to gain entry to university. Just ask ECU Psychology & Addiction Studies Honours graduate Dana Pringle.

Study finds radiation risk at historic WA nuclear test site 70 years on

More than half a century since Britain conducted the first nuclear tests in Australia, at the Montebello Islands in WA’s north, marine scientists have discovered there remains a radiation risk to marine life and tourists.

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