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Mr Ruben Phillips

Lecturer Human Biology

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5691
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO21.508  

Ruben is a teaching focused lecturer in Human Biology and the International Mobility Coordinator in the School of Medical & Health Sciences.

Current Teaching

  • SCH1134 Human Structure & Function, online studies
  • SCH1143 Systems Physiology, online studies
  • SCH2111 Applied Physiology
  • SCH1104 Introduction to Pathophysiology
  • SCH3227 Biology of Human Disease
  • LAW3600 Coronial Law and Mortuary Practice


  • 2006 – 2007 Sessional tutor ECU
  • 2007 – 2008 TESOL lecturer, Institute of Physical Education, Hebei, China.
  • 2009 – present Lecturer, ECU

Professional Associations

  • Life member ASHB, Australasian Society for Human Biology.
  • Full Member HAPS, Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.
  • Full Member STAWA, Science Teachers' Association of Western Australia

Awards and Recognition


  • 2014 Executive Dean’s Award.

Research Areas and Interests

  • Study tours to China
  • Follow Your Curiosity Project - Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program
  • ASELL – Advancing Science by Enhancing Learning in the Laboratory
  • ACSME – Australian Conference in Science and Mathematics Education


  • Master of Science Human Biology, Edith Cowan University, 2019.
  • Professional Equivalence, Edith Cowan University, 2018.
  • Bachelor of Arts Education, Edith Cowan University, 2006.
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Studies, Edith Cowan University, 2006.
  • Cert III in Childrens Services (Teacher Assistant), TAFE WA, 2003.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

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