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Latest school news

PeCan Capture the Flag Event for High School Students

Perth Versus Canberra versus Victoria – ECU Cyber Security students developed and hosted a cybersecurity capture the flag event for high school students.

Children’s University Holiday Program

60 students and their family members experienced the wonders of Science at ECU through an innovate and engaging Children’s University Holiday Program.

ATAR Revision Session - Online for 2020

ECU Free ATAR Revision Sessions moved on-line for 2020 to ensure the continued support to 900 Year 12 students.

LabRats for Schools 2020

COVID-19 did not keep enthused high school science students and teachers from experiencing the ECU LabRats program.

Young Scientists across WA wowed by Dr Magda’s and Nerdy Nard’s Chemistry Zoom Party

ECU Scientists did not let a global pandemic stop them from reaching out to over 100 households, across WA, as part of National Science Week, dazzling the next generation of scientist with an interactive Zoom Party, live for the ECU SuperLabs.

Seagrass and Thor a winning combo for Three Minute Thesis

Comparing the Avengers to Western Australian seagrass meadows was a winning strategy in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final held at ECU last week. PhD student Ankje Frouws from the School of Science was crowned ECU’s 3MT winner for her engaging presentation “Who is defending our coastlines?”.

Latest university news

Reducing risk in mega wildfires

Fighting wildfires is one of the most dangerous professions in the world but new ECU research may reduce firefighter injuries and fatalities whilst responding to large wildfires.

Recognising the right stuff

ECU researchers from across the University have been recognised for their outstanding public engagement through The Conversation and other high-level media.

Gender inequities and food security research funding success for ECU

Wheat quality and everyday sexisms are two important issues being addressed through Edith Cowan University's latest success in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. Researchers at the University have secured more than 637,000 dollars over the next three years from the ARC Discovery Project round.

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