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Our annual Research Week celebrates the work of ECU’s research staff and students and aims to foster creativity and collaboration. Students, staff, graduates, industry partners and the community are invited to discover ECU's cutting-edge research at competitions, exhibitions, interactive sessions, performances and panel discussions.


Aerial photo of Roebuck Bay Marine Park in Broome by L-A Shibish Thumbnail

Research Photography Competition 2014 winners announced

The inaugural Research Photography Competition, which aims to showcase some of the exciting research happening at ECU, was held in the lead up to Research Week 2014.

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'Your Research in a Nutshell' and 'One Minute to Pitch It' 2014 competition winners

At the 2014 ‘Your Research in a Nutshell’ and ‘One Minute to Pitch It’ competitions audience members and judges heard about a wide range of cutting edge research being undertaken at ECU.

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Research training workshop: Journal Article Writing
Joondalup Campus
ECU staff and research students are invited to learn a new way of thinking about the research you are doing to ensure that it is focused logically and that you communicate that focus to the reader.

Research Showcases: Fostering healthy individuals and communities | Studies in human society
Joondalup Campus
Join researchers from the School of Psychology and Social Science and researchers in human society for presentations on the diverse range of topics currently being researched. Topics range from resilience, emotions and rehabilitation to intergroup relations and women’s empowerment.

Performance: LINK Dance Company open rehearsal
Mount Lawley Campus
Join 4th year dancers, LINK Dance Company and Artistic Director Michael Whaites as they compose a new work for the company's season SURGE.

Research competitions

Three Minute Thesis (3MT™)
The 3MT is a research communication competition where Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Candidates have three minutes to explain their research and its significance. 3MT provides a unique opportunity to profile and celebrate the innovative research conducted by research candidates at ECU and from around the world.

Your Research in a Nutshell
This competition is for ‘early-career’ researchers at ECU who will battle it out to communicate their contemporary research/creative outputs ‘in a nutshell’. Be part of the audience and hear about ECU’s cutting-edge research.


During Research Week, look out for Art Auctions, Research Poster Displays and Visual Research and Photography exhibitions on Joondalup, Mount Lawley and Bunbury campuses.

Research Photography Competition 2014
Are you good at taking photos and have an interesting research project? Why not enter the Research Week photography competition and your image could be exhibited during Research Week. The categories are: Digital photography (images captured with a DSLR, point and shoot, microscope photography etc) and Mobile photography.



For further information, please contact:
Sharon Smart

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