The Office of Research and Innovation provides strategic and operational support to the University’s research program and plays a crucial role in facilitating research outcomes.
We help to build ECU’s research profile by providing support to researchers and developing and implementing research policies. We also provide links to a range of agencies, particularly research funding bodies.
The Office of Research and Innovation provides a range of services to support and inspire ECU’s research community, including:
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Researchers have examined whether ethical supervisors could have a positive influence on the behaviour of their students.
Wednesday, 05 October 2016
A researcher who has found that a change in diet can drastically reduce build-up of dangerous fat on people’s livers has won ECU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
Samantha Ridgway is a rocket scientist. Literally. The ECU School of Science PhD candidate is the first Australian woman to be certified as a Level 3 Rocketeer and now she’s hoping to launch a five metre tall home-made rocket.
"ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”
Professor of Planning
“ECU’s Research Commercialisation team played a significant role in negotiating the terms of a donation towards my research”
Professor of Psychology, Director of the Cognition Research Group
The Collaborative Research Network program is part of a suite of initiatives established by the Australian Government to reform higher education teaching, learning, research and research training.
The program aims to lead to a more productive and effective university system by focussing research on:
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