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Latest news and events

Professor Joanne Spetz Presentation to MyVista

Visiting Professor Joanne Spetz Presents to MyVista on Home Care Aides in US

Professor Spetz highlighted the role of home care aides in the US, the current challenges, and opportunities for change in this space.

Better together: Supporting perinatal and infant mental health services

ECU works in collaboration with researchers, service providers, consumers, policy makers and health economists to improve system responsiveness to the social wellbeing and mental health needs of families with infants and young children, from both prevention and intervention perspectives

Historic achievement for ECU midwifery lecturer: School of Nursing and Midwifery's Clare Davison is the first midwife in WA to have hospital admitting rights

In August 2019, ECU SNM Midwifery Lecturer Clare Davison became the first ever midwife to gain admitting rights to a maternity service in WA.

Smart Home Technology Study

What is your opinion on smart home technology to assist with ageing at home?

You are invited to take part in a research study exploring older adults (65 years or older) and family members/carer’s perceptions of smart home technology, to assist ageing within one’s own home.

 Lisa Whitehead with Henrietta Trip

Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities endorsed by the International Diabetes Federation

Professor Lisa Whitehead formed part of an international team that developed consensus guidelines for service providers. These were showcased at the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities in Glasgow. The guidelines were further endorsed by the International Diabetes Federation.

Presentation by Professor Joanne Spetz "Emerging Technologies in Health Care and their Potential Effect on the Workforce"

Professor Joanne Spetz from the University of California, San Francisco will be presenting on Emerging technologies in health care and their potential effect o the workforce

Latest university news

ECU grows two Tall Poppies

A pair of outstanding ECU researchers have been recognised for their work to reduce the burden of chronic disease.

Student films cross borders at Gala premiere

Edith Cowan University’s emerging filmmakers are exploring the world of stand-up comedy, dealing with dementia, and the consequences for naughty children when Santa becomes unhinged.

Graduating trio keep it in the family

Graduation was a family affair for a Perth mother and her two daughters who joined more than 1300 graduates at Edith Cowan University (ECU) graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

New institute takes lead in Australia’s online security

Edith Cowan University will further its formidable expertise in cyber security, computer science and digital citizenship with the launch of a new research institute.

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Spring is definitely springing 🌱 check out the Geraldton Wax blooming on our Joondalup Campus! 📸 | photo taken by Glerisse Escrimadora Natividad

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See a selection of artworks from ECU's Permanent Collection, showing at Gallery 25 on our Mount Lawley Campus until 21 October.

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Can we harness genetic testing in sport for good and not compromise on fairness in sport? Professor Greg Haff, Exercise Science researcher and…

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