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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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"The emphasis on practical learning at ECU helped me transition smoothly into the workplace."

David Weir

Environmental Science graduate

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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Bound for Oxford

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.

Students gained invaluable experience as a part of their tour, also enjoying the sights along the way too. Thumbnail

Environmental Study Program to the Gascoyne region of WA

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

Science demonstrations at an Old Ways New Ways workshop in Karratha. Thumbnail

Uniting science and Indigenous knowledge

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

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