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Stunner doesn’t mind getting down and dirty

Thursday, 11 September 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

The Rainbow Bee-eater is a sight to behold, gracing the sky with its splendid plumage of dazzling golden, emerald, and sapphire plumage, and bright red eyes.

ECU offers Industry Engagement PhD Scholarship in Natural Sciences

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 09

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

Pint-sized marsupial punches above its weight

Friday, 05 September 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 09

The fat-tailed dunnart might look cute but the mouse-sized marsupial’s harmless exterior belies a ferocious spirit – they’ve been known to kill snakes and other predators when cornered.

Bound for Oxford

Friday, 29 August 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 05

Indigenous graduate Tamara Murdock, who completed a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management) with First Class Honours has been awarded a scholarship to the University of Oxford.

Environmental Study Program to the Gascoyne region of WA

Thursday, 10 July 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 07

ECU students examine environmental impacts and sustainability issues associated with strategic development in the Gascoyne region.

Uniting science and Indigenous knowledge

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 06

A new project developed by ECU aims to encourage Indigenous students in Western Australian high schools to study science at a tertiary level.

School of Natural Sciences Internship

Monday, 19 May 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 05

Gain valuable work experience while studying your Natural Science Degree.

Academy of Science presentation

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 05

Dr McMahon presented on the role of transdisiplinary synthesis at the ACEAS grand workshop.

Celebrating a century

Friday, 04 April 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 04

He may have officially retired more than 35 years ago, but this respected botanist and ecologist still turns up to work at ECU every day – including his 100th birthday.

New paper on seagrass response to and recovery from light reduction

Friday, 28 March 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 03

Journal published paper demonstrating effects of light exposure on seagrass Amphibolis griffithii.

Birds at risk from dieback

Thursday, 20 March 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2014 > 03

Native birds are a little known victim of dieback in the South West of Western Australia according to a new study by ECU researchers.

Study tour heads north

Friday, 07 March 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > School of Natural Sciences > 2014 > 03

How good does experiencing Western Australia’s beautiful Gascoyne region with a group of fellow ECU students sound?

The Evolving World of Scientific Publication

Thursday, 06 March 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 02

A public lecture by Professor Carlos Duarte on Tuesday 25 March at ECU’s Joondalup Campus.

A Guide to Southern Temperate Seagrasses

Monday, 10 February 2014 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research > 2014 > 02

New book describes the exceptionally diverse seagrasses in temperate parts of the southern hemisphere.

No parenting award for malleefowl

Friday, 27 December 2013 Schools > Natural Sciences > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2013 > 12

Despite the trouble to build nests 20 metres wide, adult malleefowl leave their young to fend for themselves.

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