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Latest news and events

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.

Mental Health Research

Comment on the latest youth mental health report survey data.

Nurse researchers collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children

School of Nursing and Midwifery researchers Professors Lisa Whitehead, Evalotte Morelius and Associate Professor Diana Arabiat will collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children.

Moving Midwifery Forward Conference

Moving Midwifery Forward: Celebrating Midwifery's Future

Saturday 9th November 2019. Register online today.

Latest university news

Future heart and stroke risk predicted by the touch of a button

The National Health and Medical Research Council will provide$467,980 to fund a three-year collaborative project led by a team of Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers. The team will investigate how machine learning can automate the task of identifying and quantifying an individual’s blood vessel disease from a routine scan, years before symptoms arise.

ECU awarded $1.2M for Aboriginal culture and driverless vehicle projects

Edith Cowan University has secured more than $1.2 million for two very different research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.Projects examining ways to preserve Aboriginal language and song and the future development of autonomous vehicles were both successful in gaining three years of funding support.

Young mum to take Australian cyber expertise to the world

Leaving behind a husband and two-year-old son in Bhutan was a small price to pay for Pratima Pradhan to help secure her country’s cyber security future.

Perth regional status - get world ready in a world class location

The Australian Federal Government has recently awarded ‘regional city status’ to Perth in Western Australia.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🤔 How did we decorate our new science building? With a ginormous periodic table of course!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

The locals on our Bunbury campus are into the swing of holidays, hbu? 📸 | photo taken by Instagram account @shylittlepixie

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🍿 This week's schedule for the Telethon Community Cinemas at our ECU Joondalup Pines outdoor cinema is looking like a lot of FUN 🍿🍿

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