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ECU Children’s Physical Activity Hub - Move-Kids Program

Move-Kids Program is a fun, movement based program that aims to improve children’s movement skills and self-confidence to ensure every child has the opportunity to enjoy and participate in physical activity, exercise and sport.

ECU at forefront of study into frontline mental health

Paramedical Science students and researchers at Edith Cowan University are playing a lead role in the first ever international study of anxiety, mental health and wellbeing within the profession.

Connecting with others may improve postgraduate student mental wellbeing

There is a growing body of evidence that postgraduate students experience higher rates of depression and anxiety than the general population. Edith Cowan University is trialling an innovative solution, connecting postgraduate students through combined peer mentoring and writing program called Write Smarter: Feel Better.

New OSH legislation in Western Australia: outcome of Ministerial Advisory Panel

Ms Stephanie Mayman will present outcomes of the Ministerial Advisory Panel tasked with recommending changes to OSH legislation in WA at ECU's Mount Lawley Campus on Thursday, 5 July 2018.

ECU research highlights child fractures

An ECU audit of WA children reveals a rise in the incidence fractures.

Latest university news

ECU says farewell to Hendy Cowan

ECU's "big man", Dr Hendy Cowan, was farewelled at an event this week before he retires from his role as Chancellor.

Fresh purpose for agricultural waste

Canola stalks and lupin straw can be used to filter lead from wastewater, new research has found.

Mentoring as a tool against African youth crime

Peer mentoring programs may prevent crime and violence among African youth, according to the early findings of new ECU research.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Calling Perth Glory Fans aged 8-12: do YOU want be the kid who Tosses the Coin at the start of the Perth Glory vs Brisbane Roar match in November?…

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Can't wait to see the redesigned $50 note with our namesake on it Australian Museum!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Why do we need food? Milo, aged 5, asks the hard question on The Conversation, and our Professor of Public Health Nutrition, Amanda Devine, answers.…

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