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Free younger onset dementia toolkit to benefit carers and families

Edith Cowan University (ECU)  has teamed up with the Lovell Foundation and not-for-profit aged care and retirement living providers, Bethanie and Mercy Health, to develop an exciting and innovative educational toolkit to help carers of people living with Younger Onset Dementia (YOD).

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Pre-diabetes study wins “Excellence in Innovation Award” at the Hawkes Bay Health Awards

The project will target people diagnosed with prediabetes, a condition highly likely to progress to a diagnosis of diabetes if left untreated.

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Local MP congratulates ECU and 2016 WA Telstra Business Woman of the Year

For the ground breaking research partnership they have recently commenced.

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Nursing and Midwifery student awarded a scholarship

Second year student, Teagan Bewick, was recently awarded Zonta's Lucy Bohan Nursing Scholarship for 2017.

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ECU and 2016 Telstra Business Woman of the Year creating world first research

ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has commenced ground breaking research in partnership with an innovative private company who administer chemotherapy in the home setting.

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Do you need funding to help with your studies?

The Department of Health's Nursing and Midwifery Office has opened applications for Fellowship, Academic Research and Support Grants.

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PhD student receives New Investigator Award from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Fiona Foxall's research explores the factors that affect decision-making and the process of withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from ICU patients in a tertiary hospital in Western Australia.

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ECU journalism student Vanessa Vlajkovic is blazing a trail towards a career in media. Thumbnail

Blazing a trail towards a career in media

A curiosity about the world and a desire to inform society is behind deafblind student Vanessa Vlajkovic’s decision to study journalism at ECU.

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Could more effective goals be the key to treating depression?

Helping people with depression set achievable, positive goals could help improve treatment options according to research from ECU.

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Students celebrate Silver Scholarships

Free tuition will help two high achieving ECU students get ready for careers in education and psychology.

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Being a scholarship winner also gives you more motivation to work harder if you fail a unit the scholarship goes. Its made me work a lot harder and…

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Take a 360 degree tour of our Joondalup campus with your compatible VR headset! You can also view on your tablet mobile or desktop computer :)

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Photos from the #ecu25DanceAThon are live!

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