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ECU hosts Fire Tech Camp Australia

Monday, 26 June 2017 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2017 > 06

Collaboration between the School of Science and Fire Tech Camp now opens opportunities for primary and secondary students to learn to code, make and fly drones, develop apps, websites and games.

ECU’s Digital Learning Technologies Graduate Certificate

Monday, 19 June 2017 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2017 > 06

The Digital Technologies Curriculum is more than just robotics and coding icons to move. Schools and education centres are now coming to terms with Computer Science as they progress their programming languages.

Saving Busselton's Beaches

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Mountains of rotting seaweed caused an almighty stink for residents of Busselton in WA's South West - but ECU researchers were a big part of the solution.

Cyber security program is top of the class

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Edith Cowan University will lead Australia’s efforts to train the thousands of cyber security professionals required to fill a global skills shortage in the industry.

Southern Boobook - cutest owl in the world?

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

A Southern Boobook owl filmed at Hunters Hill, Sydney, Australia during April.

Study examines declining numbers of boobook owls in Perth, Wheatbelt

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Australia's smallest and most common species of owl is in decline, and a Perth researcher is determined to find out why.

Soil linked to antibiotic resistant bacteria

Monday, 12 June 2017

Soils containing even small amounts of metals are more likely to contain strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to new research from Edith Cowan University.

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen

Monday, 12 June 2017

How urban bushland improves our health and why planners need to listen.

Turning Hazelwood's empty coal mine into a lake could help heal mining towns

Monday, 12 June 2017

Turning the old Hazelwood coal mine into a recreational lake will be a challenge, but it could provide an economic boost for the area.

Still here: Night Parrot rediscovery in WA raises questions for mining

Monday, 12 June 2017

The first ever photograph taken of a Night Parrot in WA will hopefully lead to an increased interest in protecting the enigmatic species writes Dr Robert Davis.

ATSE Seminar Series 2017

Monday, 22 May 2017 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2017 > 05

Edith Cowan University (ECU) and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) invites your school to participate in an inspiring science, engineering and technology experience on Thursday, 29 June 2017.

Girls Programming Network (GPN) event

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2017 > 05

The School of Science hosted another successful GPN. Over 30 high schools students learnt about digital forensics and cyber safety, as well as coding their own password game.

Science Industry Forum Session

Friday, 05 May 2017 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2017 > 05

Students attend an industry forum session to learn more about career pathways, experiences and how to get their foot in the door.

Australia’s seagrasses and how they are helping us to fight global climate change

Thursday, 04 May 2017

Professor Paul Lavery, Director of ECU’s Centre for Marine Ecosystem Research and Professor of Marine Ecology in the School of Science, will introduce the audience to Australia’s rich seagrass heritage and explore its important role in capturing atmospheric carbon.

Healthy seagrass good news for Geographe Bay

Monday, 01 May 2017 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2017 > 04

Dr Kathryn McMahon reports promising results for the ‘Keep Watch’ seagrass program

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