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Stay up-to-date with school research news and events and check out what's happening across the rest of the university.

Latest school news

Major coastal marine conference inspiring and encouraging

The Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (CMER) staff and postgraduate students recently attended the ECSA57 Conference 2018 and left overflowing with fresh ideas

Silent Night

Evocative and resonant, the call of the Southern Boobook is one of  the most distinctive sounds of the Australian bush at night. But as Mike Lohr has discovered, these delightful little owls are disappearing at an alarming rate—and the culprit? Rat poison.

Welcome to Visiting Academic

The Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research welcomes Professor Philippe Juneau to ECU

Seagrass potential 'sink' for heavy metal pollution

Results from study by PhD student Anna Lafratta published in peer-reviewed scientific journal.

Microscopic organisms, climate change and life under the sea

Significant research published by postgraduate students at the Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (CMER)

School’s Out for ECU LabRats!

More than 200 high school students gave up a day of their spring school holiday to take part in the ECU LabRats Schools Out science program.

Latest university news

ECU says farewell to Hendy Cowan

ECU's "big man", Dr Hendy Cowan, was farewelled at an event this week before he retires from his role as Chancellor.

Fresh purpose for agricultural waste

Canola stalks and lupin straw can be used to filter lead from wastewater, new research has found.

Mentoring as a tool against African youth crime

Peer mentoring programs may prevent crime and violence among African youth, according to the early findings of new ECU research.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Calling Perth Glory Fans aged 8-12: do YOU want be the kid who Tosses the Coin at the start of the Perth Glory vs Brisbane Roar match in November?…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Can't wait to see the redesigned $50 note with our namesake on it Australian Museum!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Why do we need food? Milo, aged 5, asks the hard question on The Conversation, and our Professor of Public Health Nutrition, Amanda Devine, answers.…

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