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Research Week is the annual showcase of ECU’s research excellence and achievements. This year’s program will focus on connection - between students, staff, researchers, disciplines, alumni, community, and industry.

Join us from 18 – 23 September 2017 for an exciting program that showcases ECU’s high impact and engaged research to our local and global community. .


Professor Mel Ziman

Reach for the stars: Supporting women in research

Friday, 23 September 2016

Professor Mel Ziman shared a very personal story at the launch of this year's Research Week which focused on the barriers that women face when they focus on a career in the sciences.

Exhibitions and competitions

Journey Out Into the Universe
An exhibition of images of stars and galaxies taken by high school students as part of an innovative astronomy education program and research project.

Research in a Nutshell
Bringing together three popular communication competitions: Three Minute Thesis (3MT), Five Minute Research Pitch and One Minute to Pitch It.

Research Photography Competition
Participants let people know what they were interested in by sharing a photo of their Research Week experience on Instagram #ECUResearchWeek

ECU Research Week 2017

Research Week will run from 18-23 September 2017. ECU staff, students or community partners with event ideas should contact the Graduate Research School.


Project Officer

Graduate Research School
Sharon Smart
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2802

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