ECU Research Week
Research Week is a great way to learn more about postgraduate courses, admission pathways and connect with other like-minded researchers. The week's events comprise of a series of showcases, presentations, colloquia, exhibitions and performances from across ECU's faculties and research centres.
The launch of the Centre for Innovative Practice
Monday 17 September, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Join us for a cocktail function to celebrate the opening of the Centre for Innovative Practice and the launch of Research Week. Find out more about our new research centre and chat to the centre members over drinks and canapés. All attendees will go in the running to win a mystery prize, drawn at the end of the evening. Register your attendance here.
The Faculty of Business and Law Research Colloquium
Wednesday, 19 September, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
The Faculty of Business and Law will present an overview of research being undertaken by academic staff and postgraduate research students in the Schools of Management; Law & Justice; and Marketing, Tourism & Leisure. More information.
Research training and skills development workshops
The Faculty of Business and Law will host the following workshops, designed specifically for Higher Degree by Research students to support their research journey and ongoing research career.
The 'R' Statistics library: research applications
Monday, 17 September, 12:30 - 1:15pm
This demonstration will provide a brief introduction to “R”. R is an open source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians for developing statistical software and data analysis. More information.
How to complete a PhD
Wednesday, 19 September, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In this talk Professor Standing will provide a summary of his book “How to Complete a PhD”. He will identify some of the major issues students are faced with when undertaking a doctorate, and how they can be overcome. More information.
The use of structural equation modelling in business research
Friday, 21 September 10:00am - 11:00am
Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) has become one of the techniques of choice for researchers across disciplines, increasingly so in social sciences including business research. Through this presentation Dr. Dilhani Kapu intends to get students thinking about the possibility of using SEM in their research. In particular, the benefits of using SEM will be highlighted, as it is a family of analytic tools rather than a single statistical technique. More information.
Panel data anaylysis using STATA and EVIEWS software
Friday, 21 September 11:15am - 12:15pm
This workshop aims to use STATA and EVIEWS statistical software to conduct panel data analysis and will comprise an introduction to applied panel data econometrics. It is targeted at postgraduate students and staff who plan to use panel data in their future research. More information.
Your Research in a Nutshell competition
Friday, 21 September 1:00 - 3:00pm
The Office of Research and Innovation are running a competition for early-career researchers. Researchers will communicate their research 'in a nutshell', similar to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. Each presentation is limited to five minutes with the use of three PowerPoint slides. More information.