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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“It (ORI) fosters confidence in research administration and provides excellent support for staff on research projects.”
Foundation Professor of Tourism, Faculty of Business & 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 Natural Sciences
The program aims to lead to a more productive and effective university system by focussing research on: