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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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Visitors to CMER

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

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ECU offers Industry Engagement PhD Scholarship in Natural Sciences

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

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Valuable grant for ghost crab research

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.

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