Friday, 23 July 2010
ECU is hosting an exciting program of events as part of the second annual Research Week, held from 16 – 20 August at both the Joondalup and Mount Lawley campuses.
Research Week brings together staff, students and current and future researchers to share their research, knowledge and ideas, in a week-long series of research-based events and activities.
For those interested in postgraduate research, there are number of free information sessions, presented by knowledgeable lecturers and staff from a range of disciplines.
Higher degree by research candidates can attend a range of informative presentations on topics such as measuring research impact, writing for journals and what examiners look for in a thesis.
ECU’s latest research will be showcased at free public lectures about cancer management, music research and risk modelling in finance.
A special photographic exhibition entitled Body Bags: I am a trash bag by photographer Catherine Gommersall, which highlights her research into metaphors for consumption will be open to the public, as well as free exhibitions highlighting staff and student artworks.
The WAAPA Music Research Group is opening its doors, allowing interested and current researchers to attend a LINK dance academy Open Rehearsal to see first-hand how dance is created and the physical research behind it.
For PhD, Professional Doctorate of Master by Research students, there is also the opportunity to enter the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition and go in the running to win some fantastic prizes.
Graduate Research School Project Officer, Kolyne Tan says this year’s Research Week calendar has fantastic learning opportunities for the community, staff and prospective students.
“This year’s calendar of events has something for everyone, and is not only a great learning opportunity for both students and the community, but is a fantastic showcase of ECU’s current and ongoing groundbreaking research programs,” she said.
For more information and to register your interest, visit the Research Week webpage.