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The School of Natural Sciences prides itself on being a leader in research and teaching excellence in the areas of Biology, Environment and Chemistry. It is our commitment to this excellence that has resulted in biological and environmental courses receiving a five-star ranking from graduates Course Experience Questionnaires.

Student testimonials

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

Zigourney Nielsen

Biological Sciences student

Research activity

The School of Natural Sciences is home to the University Centre for Ecosystem Management and the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research, two of the University's most productive research centres with a focus on application of high quality science to better manage natural systems.

News & events

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Oceans’ tiniest inhabitants make a big difference

They produce half the world’s oxygen and help offset climate change but there’s a huge amount we don’t know about these tiny, mysterious creatures. But a new ECU project hopes to change that.

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Professional Development opportunities in Natural Sciences

Professional development activities to enhance your knowledge, skills and expertise in environmental management between September and November 2015.

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Dr Megan Huggett selected as 2015 Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences

Dr Huggett joined a delegation of 10 Australians at the 5th American-Indonesian Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, held in Makassar Indonesia.

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