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FIRE TECH SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

FIRE TECH SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

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.

CANstruction

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

Aboriginal Australians want care after brain injury – but it must consider their cultural needs

It’s not commonly known that Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to suffer a stroke or brain injury than non-Indigenous Australians – and they’re far less likely to receive vital rehabilitation. This ECU research is a game-changer.

How animal activist organisations respond to vegan stereotyping

New research demonstrates how a stereotyped framing of veganism is being used to challenge animal activists' work, but also how activists have employed the tactic of not directly contesting the stereotype.

Here’s how we can better measure the success of our uni graduates

University graduates should be able to choose their own measures of success in job outcome surveys, rather than the current measure of full-time employment, new ECU research has found.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Go behind the scenes: the making of our brand new TV commercial 🎥 Very cool!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🍌🥦🥕🍇🍅 We all know eating fruit and vegetables is good for us, but why? Each month our new podcast 'Body of Knowledge' will examine an…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

An ECU research centre has been selected by the International Olympic Committee to study the prevention and treatment of sports injuries and illness.

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