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Our Graduate Research School offers services and support to Research Master and Doctoral candidates, their supervisors and their schools.

We aim to enhance the quality of the research experience and culture at ECU by providing face-to-face and online training, seminars, academic events and social activities. We also promote high quality in research training through clear policies, procedures, information and support processes.

Our services

We support higher degree researchers by providing training, resources, peer-to-peer support, networking opportunities and social events to honours, masters and doctoral candidates and their supervisors.

We promote high quality in research programs and outcomes through the development of sound policies and procedures and information. We also foster good practice in supervision through the provision of training and compliance procedures for supervisory staff.

Our key service areas include;

  • research student support
  • research training and resources
  • SOAR Centre

News & events

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ECU 2016 Three MinuteThesis (3MT®) Competition

Registrations are now open for the 3MT® Competition

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ECU supports international science communication competition ‘Famelab’

'Famelab' is a science communication competition which aims to find, develop and mentor young science and engineering communicators, and get everyone ‘talking science’ in the media-intensive environment in which we live.

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Industry collaboration gives research candidates valuable employment experience

Research candidates nearing the end of their research degree join industry teams to work on real-world projects and gain valuable employment experience prior to graduation.

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Student testimonials

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“Research was one of the things I heard about, but never seriously considered going into.”

Christina Ballico

PhD student

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“Experiencing this unique opportunity to study and at the same time helping cancer patients through exercise has been incredible and very fulfilling.”

Favil Singh

Doctor of Philosophy (Sports Science) student

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“I was very impressed with the quality and quantity of the research performed at ECU and the facilities and equipment are fantastic.”

Luis Penailillo

Sport and Exercise Science PhD student


Graduate Research School
Joondalup Campus

Building 34, Level 3
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027
Telephone: (08) 6304 2628

Graduate Research School
Mount Lawley Campus

Building 3, Room 3.117
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050
Telephone: (08) 9370 6515

International: (61 8) 6304 2628

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