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Computer Science Foundations in Schools

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 08

School of Science meets local and regional teachers on Digital Technologies curriculum

Teachers and Careers Advisors come to ECU to hear about Future Careers

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 08

Dr Michelle Ellis hosted local and regional teachers to share information about our Bachelor degrees experiencing what skills, aptitudes and knowledge is needed for these courses.

Dr. Blanchette accepted into WA government’s College of Experts

Thursday, 06 August 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 08

Dr Melanie Blanchette new subject expert at the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA).

New study sparks fresh call for seagrass preservation

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

An increase in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 5 million cars a year has been caused by the loss of seagrass meadows around the Australian coastline since the 1950s.

Cyber Check.Me – Smart Communities

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 07

WA AustCyber Innovation Hub recently held COVID -19 Recovery Update event in Perth’s CBD. An evening where supporters and partners of WA’s Cyber Industry got together (with some distancing) to share current initiatives and events.  
Included in the evening was a small presentation by the Cyber Check.Me team and Hon. Dave Kelly (Minister for Water; Forestry; Innovation & ICT; Science; Youth).

Ms Meidi van der Lee and Dr Michelle Ellis are finalists in the 2020 AWSN Women in Security Awards

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 Schools > Science > News and events > School of Science > 2020 > 07

Ms Meidi van der Lee 2020 AWSN Women in Security awards – Best Volunteer category. Meidi is a final year Master of Cyber Security student who has made a significant impact here at the University. In a short period of time, Meidi has been a mentor, role model, agitator, change maker and a leader amongst her community, our international student group, the ECU Ambassador program and the wider security industry.

Congratulations also goes to Dr Michelle Ellis and her Outreach and Engagement team for being a finalist for 2020 AWSN Women in Security Awards - Best Higher Education Program for Young Ladies in Security.

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

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.

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.

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

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