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Perth arsonists put lizards at risk

Thursday, 21 May 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2015 > 05

More species of reptile call Perth home than any city in the world but arsonists are putting our scaly citizens at risk according to new ECU research.

Postgraduate Student Inaugural Symposium

Thursday, 07 May 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 05

Postgraduate students from the School of Natural Sciences will showcase their projects and data at this inaugural symposium at ECU's Joondalup Campus on Friday, 19 June 2015.

Seminar: Research Data Management – Opportunities and Benefits

Thursday, 30 April 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 04

Luke Edwards will present a seminar on Friday, 29 May 2015 from 3.30pm at the Joondalup Campus in which he will provide an overview of research data management and the resources and opportunities that are available.

Seminar: The Kwinana Children’s Respiratory Health Study

Thursday, 30 April 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 04

Dr Anna Callan and Mr Jonathon Boeyen will present results from their study at a seminar on Friday, 22 May 2015 from 3.30pm on the Joondalup Campus.

Oceans’ nutrient levels topped up by groundwater

Monday, 23 March 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 03

Groundwater entering the Mediterranean Sea could be 15 times greater than water entering the sea from rivers according to new research.

Short course: Techniques in Wildlife Conservation

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2015 > 02

This course is for those who wish to gain practical skills in faun survey techniques and handling native animals. 30-31 March and 7-11 April 2015.

CMER researchers coring the South Australian Gulfs

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2015 > 01

A major field trip by CMER researchers to South Australian Gulfs to core seagrass meadows will be used to reveal recent pollution history.

Tropicalisation of Seagrass Ecosystems examined

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 12

Seagrass experts come together for a 2 day workshop, December 2014.

ECU and CMER members in the Northwest Kimberley

Friday, 28 November 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 11

In the last month, Dr Kathryn McMahon and Dr Christin Säwström from CMER conducted research in the Kimberley, based at the Kimberley Marine Research Station at Cygnet Bay.

Visitors to CMER

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 11

Centre delighted to host three visiting researchers in the next few months.

ECU offers Industry Engagement PhD Scholarship in Natural Sciences

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 09

Are you thinking of furthering your career with a research degree and solving real world problems?

Valuable grant for ghost crab research

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 09

School of Natural Sciences Masters by Research Student Caitlin Rae has just received $5,500 from Landskills WA to investigate the abundance of ghost crabs on beaches in WA’s Mid-West.

Mine sites a lifeline for threatened birds

Thursday, 09 October 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 10

Shorebird habitats are being destroyed around the world but ECU research is showing that mine sites in WA’s Pilbara are inadvertently creating sanctuaries for the migratory birds.

Secrets of seagrass movement unlocked in new study

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 10

New research led by Edith Cowan University has found seagrasses are like the ocean’s hitchhikers travelling for hundreds or even thousands of kilometres across the sea.

Ferals, strays, pets: how to control the cats that are eating our wildlife

Thursday, 18 September 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

Feral domestic cats are a global threat to biodiversity and were recently named as the biggest threat to endangered Australian mammals.

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