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How ECU will boost female representation in science

Thursday, 12 November 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 11

Do you know the difference between SAGE, SWAN and STEM? These acronyms are the start of ECU’s ambitious program to achieve gender equality in academia.

25th anniversary preparations begin

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 11

In an advertising campaign launched this week, we’re calling on alumni and former staff of ECU and our related colleges to reconnect with the University.

New end of trip facilities and cycling focus group

Tuesday, 03 November 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 11

The University has just opened a brand new drying room complete with new lockers and bench seats in Building 1 on the Joondalup Campus.

$5,000 Aspire Awards open

Thursday, 22 October 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 10

Applications for the Perth Convention Bureau’s (PCB) 2016 Aspire Awards are now open.

Snake Awareness Alert

Friday, 02 October 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 10

As we are coming into the warmer months it is important to be aware of the hazard snakes pose around campus and what to do if you see or are bitten by one.

StaffPLUS Wellness and Benefits Expo winners announced

Thursday, 24 September 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 09

Guest speakers Vanessa Bradshaw and Krishna Strickland shared their powerful story of overcoming major health issues to reach Mount Everest Base Camp in Nepal at the StaffPLUS Wellness and Benefits Expos.

Charity golf day

Thursday, 10 September 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 09

ECU will be participating in the City of Wanneroo's Charity Golf Day on Thursday, 15 October at Carramar Golf Course and is looking for a team of four golfers to take part.

Cyber Security PhD goes international

Thursday, 10 September 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 09

Congratulations to ECU Cyber Security PhD student Maxim Chernyshev, who recently presented his research into Wi-Fi surveillance and forensics at the 2015 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (14th Security and Management Conference SAM’15)  hosted in Las Vegas, in July of this year.

Award winning science

Wednesday, 09 September 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 09

An ECU program aimed at encouraging more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to study science has been nationally recognised.

Free copy of The West Australian

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 08

To celebrate the launch of ECU Research Week, a special wrap edition of The West Australian newspaper will be printed and delivered free to ECU campuses on Monday 7 September. The wrap features research stories and some of the ECU Research Week program highlights.

Markets back on Joondalup Campus

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 08

We’re about to welcome back boutique arts and crafts markets plus some additional food vendors to the Joondalup Campus for a month long trial starting next week.

Get your bike back on the road

Friday, 14 August 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 08

Do you ride your bicycle to uni? Perhaps you would if those tyres weren’t flat and that chain didn’t sound tortured?

Reconciling ECU’s Values

Friday, 31 July 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 07

The recent debate surrounding the booing of Adam Goodes at the Swans v West Coast Eagles AFL match has dominated the media and been a catalyst for discussions at many workplaces and institutions such as ECU.

Stepping up for the trek

Friday, 24 July 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 07

More than 700 ECU staff have walked around the world four times in just over four weeks as part of the Globetrekker Challenge.

The gamified wellness program, partly developed by ECU graduate Fleta Solomon, aims to get staff walking more than 10,000 steps each day.

It uses bluetooth activity trackers to record people’s movements to improve employees’ health and wellness.

At the halfway point of the program 64 per cent of staff are reaching the 10,000 step goal. As a whole, ECU staff are averaging more than 12,000 every day.

That works out to more than 220 million steps and a distance of more than 160,000km.

Ms  Solomon studied Exercise Physiology at ECU and worked in occupational health and safety in the resources industry before helping found Globetrekker Challenge in 2014.

For more information visit the Health and Wellness webpage.

National recognition for ECU researcher

Thursday, 02 July 2015 Staff > News > Overview > 2015 > 06

Congratulations to Dr Mick Adams, Senior Research Fellow at ECU’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, who was recently honoured with a national Elders award.

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