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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

Been hacked? We'd like to hear from you

Almost a third of Australians were impacted by cybercrime in recent years, the personal and emotional cost of which is largely unknown … but one Edith Cowan University Honours student is aiming to find out.

Mother, education officer, documentary star and now scholarship winner

Midland mother of nine Daniella Borg works full time as an Aboriginal Education Officer, stars in SBS docu-series Family Rules, is nearing the end of her degree and can now add scholarship winner to her list of achievements.

What do sick kids really need in hospital?

Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing have developed the first diagnostic tool to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🗺️ WIN A Trip for 2 to London OR New York OR San Francisco at our #ECUOpenDays!! Enter at one of the competition checkpoints on the day!!! More…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

We are proud to be celebrating #NAIDOC week, which runs from the 7th - 14th of July. This year's theme is 'VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. Lets work together…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Ambiguous health complaints, general weakness and periods of low energy: all symptoms of suboptimal health. ECU Professor Wei Wang has developed a…

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