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:
The ECU Enterprise Tuesday Watermark Competition aimed to encourage the development of ideas, business ventures and research that make a difference.
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"ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”
Professor of Planning
“I find the team personable, knowledgeable and eager to assist with all research-related queries.”
Director, Centre for Sustainable Regional Futures
The program aims to lead to a more productive and effective university system by focussing research on: