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

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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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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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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Student testimonials

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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

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

Christina Ballico

PhD student


Graduate Research School
Joondalup Campus

Building 10, Room 10.102
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027
Telephone: (08) 6304 2628

Graduate Research School
Mount Lawley Campus

Building 3, Room 3.143
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050
Telephone: (08) 9370 6515

International: (61 8) 6304 2628

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