The Office of Research and Innovation provides strategic and operational support to the University’s research program and plays a crucial role in facilitating research outcomes.
We help to build ECU’s research profile by providing support to researchers and developing and implementing research policies. We also provide links to a range of agencies, particularly research funding bodies.
The Office of Research and Innovation provides a range of services to support and inspire ECU’s research community, including:
- development and submission of applications for external research funding;
- commercialisation and intellectual property;
- research community communications;
- professional skills training;
- building a track record;
- facilitating collaborations;
- providing research ethics advice ;
- industry liaison and promotion; and
- facilitating internal ECU funding schemes.
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“ECU’s Research Development Advisors have been particularly helpful."
"ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”
“It (ORI) fosters confidence in research administration and provides excellent support for staff on research projects.”
Collaborative Research NetworkThe Collaborative Research Network program is part of a suite of initiatives established by the Australian Government to reform higher education teaching, learning, research and research training.
The program aims to lead to a more productive and effective university system by focussing research on:
- quality and excellence;
- sustainability; and
- end-user engagement.