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During Research Week, students, staff, industry partners and members of the community are invited to discover ECU’s cutting-edge research and learn about our research degrees, admission pathways and scholarships.


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Research Week to launch with the opening of Espresso Self 2014

Join guest speakers David Carson (Visual Artist) and Paul Houghton (Digital Strategist) at the opening of the Espresso Self 2014 exhibition to launch Research Week. Share their insight into effective collaboration and digital storytelling.

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Research Photography Competition

The Research Photography Competition will showcase research taking place at ECU through the medium of photography, with images being exhibited during Research Week from 15-19 September, 2014.

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Research Week launch and Espresso Self 2014 Exhibition Opening
Mount Lawley Campus
Join us at the opening of the exhibition to launch Research Week with guest speakers Visual Artist, David Carson, and Digital Strategist, Paul Houghton who will share their insight into effective collaboration and digital storytelling.

Medical Science Research Public Lectures
Joondalup Campus
Join leading researchers and postgraduate research students from the School of Medical Sciences as they present on topics ranging from the latest technology used in IVF research at the beginning of life to the diseases prevalent in old age.

The role and importance of science: What the research tells us
South West Campus
Join us at ECU South West to find out what the science has been telling the researchers about Alzheimer’s Disease and hear from the new WA Chief Scientist on the importance of science education to rural and regional Australia.

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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