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:
- 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.
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ECU PhD candidate Mr Tuguy Esgin believes using exercise as a form of medicine could help Indigenous Australians avoid a range of chronic diseases.
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Collaborative Research NetworkThe 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;
- sustainability; and
- end-user engagement.