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ECU invites you to celebrate and be inspired during Research Week (14 - 18 September). Meet the people behind the research at a series of presentations, competitions and exhibitions. Discover new science and technology, learn how research is made visible in the creative arts and join the discussion on how university research can innovate industry. Explore our website for more information.


Coastal Connectivity – Implications for Marine Management
The mini-symposium will present some recent research in the area of material and genetic connectivity, with a focus on the implications for coastal management.

Women and Research in The Regions
This presentation will focus on the important role that women play in research, and particularly how they contribute to the success of regional development.

Research Supervision: the student perspective with ECU Vice Chancellor Professor Steve Chapman
All PhD and research masters candidates are invited to attend this special Friday Forum where Professor Chapman will share practical advice on the topic of Research Supervision.

Research competitions

Three Minute Thesis (3MT™)
The 3MT is a research communication competition where research candidates have three minutes to explain their research and its significance, providing a unique opportunity to profile and celebrate the innovative research conducted at ECU. 

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


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Three Minute Thesis 2015 ECU final winners

This year three master by research and four PhD candidates took part in ECU’s final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition which was run as part of the annual Research Week celebrations.

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Your Research In A Nutshell competition winners announced

ECU’s Graduate Research School and Office of Research and Innovation extend congratulations to the winners of the Your Research In A Nutshell competition.

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