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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.

Jessica Knight

ECU Student Awarded New Colombo Plan Scholarship

Jessica Knight, a School of Nursing and Midwifery student was awarded the 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholarship, at Parliament House on Monday 25th November

Delirium Research and the Implementation of a Screening Tool at Joondalup Health Campus

Associate Dean, Dr Beverley Ewens provides insight into current research underway in conjunction with Joondalup Health Campus (JHC), on the impact of a screening tool and educational programme for delirium in older adults.

2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to nominees and winners of the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards! The school of Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to announce Tania Beament, Director Clinical, was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for the amazing work Tania has achieved with our international programs.

Parents lived experiences of stress and coping when caring for a child with a chronic condition

Congratulations to Professor of Nursing Evalotte Morelius and Dr Stephanie Smith (ECU), Mary Tallon (Perth Children’s Hospital), Garth Kendall (Curtin), Lauren Jones (Consumer Representative) and Carrie Clark (Kalparrin) were recently awarded a $19,800 seeding grant from Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation. The grant will further research into the needs and supports required of parents caring for children with chronic conditions.

Latest university news

Exhibition illustrates how we made COVID lockdown ‘bearable’

A new pop-up photographic street-facing art exhibition in Mount Lawley reflects the bear hunt trend that kept us connected during the COVID-19 lock down.

Drinking water under threat from bushfire

Rainfall after fire brings immediate relief but the environmental effects can sometimes be as significant as the fire itself.

Half a dollar a day for healthier kids

Fifty cents per child per day is all it would take to improve the nutritional value of food at long daycare centres, according to new research from ECU.

Here’s why we can’t stop getting lost in national parks

As national parks and trails across Australia spring back to life post-pandemic, new research from ECU has revealed the risky behaviour of visitors is placing their safety in danger.

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