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WA's South Coast a killer whale feeding hotspot

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Researchers have developed the first snapshot of killer whale numbers and behaviour off the south coast of Western Australia.

Learning Chemistry without experiments is like learning how to swim without water!

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 06

Dr Magdalena Wajrak, Senior Chemistry Lecturer, at ECU was recently invited to discuss her approach to creating an engaged online learning community in the current COVID-19 climate, as part of the Microsoft Higher Education Remote Learning Series.

ECU Masters student encouraging high school students to Take2STEM

Thursday, 11 June 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 06

Sonam Wangchuk,  ECU Master of Environmental Science student, chosen as STEM Ambassador for recently McGowan Government STEM Campaign – Take2STEM

Field and lab work with turtles and ghost crabs in WA

Monday, 08 June 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 06

ECU PhD student, Casper Avenant invites local high school student and current ECU science students, to share in the exciting field and lab work being undertaken with Turtles and Ghost crabs along the stunning WA coastline.

Leading ECU marine scientist zooms into assist Year 12 Students with final year exam prep!

Monday, 08 June 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 06

Professor Glenn Hyndes, from the ECU School of Science, gave an inspiring and insightful presentation to Year 12 students entitled: The impact of enhanced greenhouse effect: Marine habitats and coastal communities.

ECU supported research site delivering data for decision-making on climate change and Perth’s water resources

Friday, 05 June 2020

Join us on a journey to Gingin on the Swan Coastal Plain, on land traditionally owned by the Yued group of the Noongar people, to learn about one of the state’s most important environmental research sites.  The NCRIS-enabled national research infrastructure at Gingin, including the 15m tall monitoring tower, collects data on changes to the Gnangara groundwater mound—a crucial water resource for Perth—and sheds light on how banksia woodlands are responding to environmental change.

Public Attitudes towards Privacy and Surveillance in Australia

Thursday, 04 June 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 06

Australian’s attitudes towards surveillance and privacy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Australia key to marine mammal conservation

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Australian waters have been recognised as key habitats for the future survival of marine mammals.

Postgraduate Students Interrupted - Research on Lockdown

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > News and events > Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research > 2020 > 05

The Centre for Marine Ecosystems Research (CMER) PhD candidate, Maddy Hoffman, speaks of the trials of undertaking a PhD during a global pandemic

ECU launches video game to help adolescents understand bare supermarket shelves

Friday, 22 May 2020

ECU Launches Video Game to Help Adolescents Understand Bare Supermarket Shelves.

Getting the gluten out of beer, whilst leaving the taste behind

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Michelle Colgrave describes the role of gluten and proteins in beer, and how food chemists are producing beer minus the gluten found in normal barley-based beers, but which retains flavour and other desirable characteristics.

Deep diving into the science of beer

Thursday, 21 May 2020

How high-tech equipment usually reserved for medical research could help brew the perfect pint.

Protein technology detects hidden gluten

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Professor Michelle Colgrave, a researcher based at Edith Cowan University and CSIRO, is using revolutionary protein technology to detect “hidden” gluten and other proteins causing food allergies.

Researchers develop tools to detect proteins responsible for wheat allergy

Thursday, 21 May 2020

A joint research project conducted by ECU and CSIRO is on track to help develop strains of wheat with reduced allergen potential, following key findings about the proteins responsible for causing non-coeliac wheat sensitivity and bakers asthma.

Wheat allergy, intolerance breakthrough could see harmful proteins bred out of varieties

Thursday, 21 May 2020

A new study could offer relief for those who suffer from a wheat allergy or intolerance.

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