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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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"After completing postgraduate studies at ECU, I now work for the Wilderness Society helping to protect, promote and restore Australia's Wild Country."

Dr Alexander Watson

Environmental Management 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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School of Natural Sciences, Postgraduate Student Inaugural Symposium

Discover the important research currently being undertaken by postgraduate students at the School of Natural Sciences, Postgraduate Student Inaugural Symposium. Register to attend on Friday, 19 June 2015 from 8.30am at ECU's Joondalup Campus.

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Perth arsonists put lizards at risk

More species of reptile call Perth home than any city in the world but arsonists are putting our scaly citizens at risk according to new ECU research.

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Seminar: Research Data Management – Opportunities and Benefits

Luke Edwards will present a seminar on Friday, 29 May 2015 from 3.30pm at the Joondalup Campus in which he will provide an overview of research data management and the resources and opportunities that are available.

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