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Overview

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.

Our services

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.

News & events

Food delivery workers underpaid, undervalued, but grudgingly content

Friday, 15 March 2019

What are the costs of Australians' new-found love of convenient food delivery services?

The key to your heart could be the key to your home

Friday, 15 March 2019

Car keys and house keys could be made redundant by our own heartbeats, according to a cyber-security expert from Edith Cowan University.

How pursuing goals can help people living with chronic pain

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Positive goal engagement can play an important role in helping people to maintain a sense of well-being when living with chronic pain, according to new ECU research.

Researcher testimonials

Professor Paul Lavery

“It has been wonderful working with people whom you know are on your side when it comes to solving problems around research initiatives.”

Paul Lavery

Professor Ross Dowling

“It (ORI) fosters confidence in research administration and provides excellent support for staff on research projects.”

Ross Dowling

Professor Geoff Syme

"ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”

Geoff Syme

Collaborative Research Network

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:

  • quality and excellence;
  • collaboration;
  • sustainability; and
  • end-user engagement.
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