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:
Monday, 30 October 2017
Improving how we teach very young children, the design of wheelchairs and ‘eccentric’ exercise were all topics covered in the Three Minute Thesis competition held as part of Research Week 2017.
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The ECU Nutrition Research Team lead by Professor Amanda Devine and Dr Claus Christophersen have recently translated their research showing benefits of eating resistant starch into a 14 day menu that was featured by Shalin on ABC TV Ask the Doctor, and have now created a cookbook.
Monday, 03 July 2017
A new maths game developed by ECU and St Stephen's School has improved primary school students’ knowledge of fractions by more than 10 per cent over their classmates according to new research.
“It (ORI) fosters confidence in research administration and provides excellent support for staff on research projects.”
“It has been wonderful working with people whom you know are on your side when it comes to solving problems around research initiatives.”
“ECU’s Research Commercialisation team played a significant role in negotiating the terms of a donation towards my research”
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:
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