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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.

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.

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 Ecosystems 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 Ecosystems Research > 2014 > 03

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

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