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Our Graduate Research School offers services and support to Research Master and Doctoral candidates, their supervisors and their faculties.

We aim to enhance the quality of the research experience and culture at ECU by providing face-to-face and online training, seminars, academic events and social activities. We also promote high quality in research training through clear policies, procedures, information and support processes.

Our services

We support higher degree researchers by providing training, resources, peer-to-peer support, networking opportunities and social events to honours, masters and doctoral candidates and their supervisors.

We promote high quality in research programs and outcomes through the development of sound policies and procedures and information. We also foster good practice in supervision through the provision of training and compliance procedures for supervisory staff.

Our key service areas include;

  • research student support
  • research training and resources
  • SOAR Centre

News & events

InSPiRE Research Image Competition winner Dr Stephanie Hing

Universities collaborating not competing? An InSPiRE-ing concept from the West

ECU hosted the opening day of InSPiRE 2014. This event sees WA’s five universities combining their collective expertise to run a unique and invaluable postgraduate research training conference.

PhD candidate Rashida Murphy will further her research at Mumbai University thanks to ECU's AsiaBound Research Student Travel Grant.

PhD India-bound thanks to travel grant

PhD candidate Rashida Murphy will travel to India later this year thanks to a new ECU AsiaBound Research Student Travel Grant.

Dr Sophia Nimphius

Your Research in a Nutshell videos now available

 Video from the 2013 Your Research in a Nutshell competition are now available on our YouTube channel.

Student testimonials

  • Vinh Dang

    "I enrolled in my course because the University offered ever-evolving campus infrastructure, technological advancements and accessible engineering facilities."

    Vinh Dang

    Security Science & Computing PhD candidate

  • Christina Ballico

    “Research was one of the things I heard about, but never seriously considered going into.”

    Christina Ballico

    PhD student

  • Stephan Bolaji

    "As a student from Nigeria, my decision to study Education at ECU was strongly influenced by its international reputation and the recognition graduating from the University brings."

    Stephan Bolaji

    Education PhD candidate


Graduate Research School
Joondalup Campus

Building 10, Room 10.102
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027
Telephone: (08) 6304 2628

Graduate Research School
Mount Lawley Campus

Building 3, Room 3.143
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050
Telephone: (08) 9370 6515

International: (61 8) 6304 2628

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