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In partnership with ECU’s School of Engineering, Fire Tech offers innovative and interactive workshops during the school holidays for curious young kids through to savvy teens.

A/Prof. Sanjay Kumar Shukla

Geosynthetics expert honoured

Associate Professor Sanjay Kumar Shukla’s contribution to the field of geosynthetics was recognised with a major international award recently

Young engineer of the year

School of Engineering graduate Jordan Butler was named the WA Young Professional Engineer of the Year 2018 recently. Jordan, who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 2017, picked up the accolade at the Engineers Australia WA Engineering Excellence Awards.

The crystalline alloy can clean huge amounts of wastewater

Metal invention strips impurities from wastewater

Researchers have developed a crystalline alloy that can strip impurities from wastewater in just minutes.


Black swan made out of food cans takes shape

An ECU team won the CANstruction competition with their one tonne black swan made out of food cans.

Latest university news

Student films cross borders at Gala premiere

Edith Cowan University’s emerging filmmakers are exploring the world of stand-up comedy, dealing with dementia, and the consequences for naughty children when Santa becomes unhinged.

Graduating trio keep it in the family

Graduation was a family affair for a Perth mother and her two daughters who joined more than 1300 graduates at Edith Cowan University (ECU) graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

New institute takes lead in Australia’s online security

Edith Cowan University will further its formidable expertise in cyber security, computer science and digital citizenship with the launch of a new research institute.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Spring evening feels: love this photo of Building One on our Joondalup Campus at night 😍 📸 | photo taken by Gaurav Tripathi

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

How can we approach early childhood education methods differently, to help solve issues around environmental degradation and climate change? ECU…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🎓🎓🎓 One family, three graduations in ONE weekend! A great story from our graduations on the weekend: mum Gaydre Scholtz received a Bachelor of…

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