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Scientists, Technologists & Science Educators

The South West Science Council is a not-for-profit regional community organization. Those with a special interest in some aspect of science or the application of scientific knowledge in addressing economic, environmental and/or social challenges.

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What Do We Do?

The South West Science Council highlights the value of science and innovation and their application for regional benefit. This is done through partnerships with industry, schools, universities, technical institutions, government departments and adult education.

News

Local Voices
Local Voices

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) has partnered with the  nation’s science agency, CSIRO, to conduct an analysis of community attitudes towards  mining in the South West region of Western Australia. This gives communities an  opportunity to express their views and experiences about mining activity that occurs  alongside them, helping to inform industry and how they…

Indigenous STEM Awards
Indigenous STEM Awards

The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and scientists who are studying and working in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, as well as the integral role schools, teachers and mentors have in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in pursuing STEM education and careers. The awards…

Science Degree Delivered at ECU Bunbury
Science Degree Delivered at ECU Bunbury

In 2019 ECU will begin the delivery of a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management and Conservation Biology) from the Bunbury campus. This degree is going to be delivered flexibly using a combination of online delivery with student support, tutorials and research activities provided face to face from local scientists working from the Bunbury campus. Download more information below.

Our Events

Meet The Scientist – 30th May
Meet The Scientist – 30th May

Free event  –  Dr Sora Marin Estrella Are you passionate about science and the environment? Did you know that there is significant research happening here on our doorstep in the South West region? Dr Sora Marin Estrella is a Scientist and Researcher at ECU’s South West Campus. She has a long enduring passion for nature and science and works for…

Benefits of Rhizobia & N Fixation of Organic Nitrogen
Benefits of Rhizobia & N Fixation of Organic Nitrogen

‘Talkin After Hours’ – a free workshop & networking BBQ Presented by Floyd Sullivan from ALOSCA Technologies, this workshop will give you an insight and understanding of: The mechanics of legume root nodule bacteria symbiosis Function & inherent problems of Root Nodule Bacteria (RNB) in today’s system Limitations of inoculant delivery systems in modern Mediterranean/temperate farming systems Pasture establishment technologies inclusive…

Health Science and Exercise Science Sundowner
Health Science and Exercise Science Sundowner

Ms Lyn Farrell, Dean of the Edith Cowan University South West Campus, invites you to an on-campus sundowner on Thursday 7th February. The sundowner will showcase the achievements of the Bachelor of Health Science’s first year of implementation on South West campus in 2018. It will also launch the latest offering on the campus, the Bachelor of Exercise and Sports…

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