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WA Nursing and Midwifery Awards

It was a big night for Edith Cowan University at the recent WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards, with School of Nursing and Midwifery graduates winning four categories, including Nurse/Midwife of the Year.

Dr Mandie Jane Foster advances research on child and family-centred care in Australia

International Family Nursing Association: Her doctoral work developed the Needs of Children Questionnaire, that measures self-reported psychosocial, emotional, and physical needs of school-aged children in hospital.

School of Nursing and Midwifery student prize winners for 2017

Students recognised in School ceremony.

Shool of Nursing and Midwifery Career Fair

All undergraduate and final year nursing and midwifery students are encouraged to attend.

Rosemary Bryant AO (Doctor of Nursing) receives Honorary Degree

ECU is delighted to recognise her outstanding career achievements as well as her extraordinary contributions to patients, their families, nurses, midwives and Australia’s health care system.

If you thought being a midwife was just for women, ECU graduate Christian Wright is proof you're wrong

ABC News: Mr Wright is the first male midwife in the 25-year history of the Family Birth Centre at Perth's King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH).

Latest university news

Why your goals may be making you miserable

In an age where we are constantly juggling different goals across work, leisure and other commitments, researchers have found pursuing goals that are at odds with each other could be a recipe for unhappiness.

Client data potentially at risk due to lawyers’ lack of cybersecurity

Confidential and highly sensitive client data is at risk of exposure according to the authors of new research on the cyber security practices of lawyers.

What students (really) want

Structure, discipline and good relationships are what students want from their teachers according to new research.

Students embrace maths games, schools lag behind

The results are in: educational video games improve children’s mental maths skills. But WA schools have been slow to adopt new technology in the classroom.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Phone manufacturers may be favouring fingerprints over passcodes to allow access to smartphones, but ECU Security Research Institute (ECUSRI)…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Corporate and Professional Development: Design Thinking is a new approach to problem solving, providing you with the tools to enhance your…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Black-Cockatoo Workshop, 29 May at our Joondalup Campus: learn about Black-Cockatoo conservation and how to ID species, plus discover what YOU can do …

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