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Latest news and events

Volunteers Needed for Frailty Project at Hollywood Hospital

Researchers from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Edith Cowan University are seeking volunteers to provide support to frail, hospitalised older adults as part of a study in collaboration with Hollywood Private Hospital.

Two women holding a baby

WAAPA short films explore nurse and midwife heros

A new film by a registered nurse turned filmmaker and a creative work that uses contemporary dance to convey emotion are celebrating the extraordinary dedication of our midwives and nurses.

PhD Candidate Spotlight: Yakubu Ismaila

PhD candidate, Yakubu Ismaila shares his research findings exploring barriers to Ghanaian midwives’ ability to provide quality maternal and newborn care, their consequences, and how midwives cope with both.

Dr Clare Davison

Appointment to Australian College of Midwives steering group

Dr Clare Davison has been appointed to lead one of four national groups set up to review the National Midwifery Guidelines for Consultation and Referral.

Latest university news

Pill testing won’t give people a ‘green light’ to use drugs - study

New research from Edith Cowan University has found pill-testing services at Western Australian music festivals would not change people’s intention to take ecstasy if they had not used the drug before, a common argument used by opponents of pill testing.

Children worldwide share COVID lockdown experiences in powerful book

ECU researchers are part of an international network of children’s nursing experts who have created a unique e-book featuring children’s self-penned experiences of COVID-19 restrictions.

ECU and Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea: the largest free to the public sculpture exhibition in the world featuring over 70 sculptures.

ECU graduates paving the way for diversity in the workplace

For Bachelor of Computer Science graduate Georgia Maher, university has provided not only a springboard for a successful career, but a platform to advocate for diversity and inclusion.

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