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:
Registrations are now open for the 3MT® Competition
Samantha Ridgway is a rocket scientist. Literally. The ECU School of Science PhD candidate is the first Australian woman to be certified as a Level 3 Rocketeer and now she’s hoping to launch a five metre tall home-made rocket.
PhD Candidate Michael Lohr wants to know why Australian boobook owls are disappearing. Watch the video to find out how he’s trying to stop their decline.
“It (ORI) fosters confidence in research administration and provides excellent support for staff on research projects.”
Foundation Professor of Tourism, School of Business and Law
“It has been wonderful working with people whom you know are on your side when it comes to solving problems around research initiatives.”
Professor of Marine Ecology, School of Science
The 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: