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The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science is ECU’s largest and most diverse faculty, offering a wide range of degree programs that are informed by its extensive research portfolio. Our faculty maintains strong links with industry and engages with communities in the local, national and international arenas. Our state-of-the-art facilities ensure students and researchers have access to the latest equipment used in their field.

Study areas 

The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science offers a wide range of popular degree programs across the following study areas:

News & events

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Seagrasses reveal the history of human contamination in estuaries

Within the latest publication by CMER researchers they reconstruct the contamination history of Oyster Harbour using the sediments of a Posidonia australis meadow as an archive.

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Special Interest Group Seminars - Semester 2, 2015

Details of the Security Research Institute's Special Interest Group Seminars for Semester 2, 2015.

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CCTV Security Cameras: Monitoring and Surveillance

Dr Jinsong Leng will present a SIG Seminar on 22 October discussing research on CCTV currently underway at the ECU Security Research Institute.

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Student testimonials

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"My course gave me lots of hands-on experience."

Zigourney Nielsen

Biological Sciences student

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“The ECU course is flexible and I can study it online.”

Belinda Owen

Master of Occupational Health and Safety student

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"I’ve always wanted to pursue a career in medical research."

Callum Robinson

Biomedical Science student

Research activity

Our faculty is committed to high quality research that contributes positively to our society. We aim to develop practical solutions to current problems. Housing two of the University’s research institutes and eight research centres, our research is centred around five areas of research strength: Health and Wellness, Environment and Sustainability, Engineering and ICT Photonics, Security, and Society.

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