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:
An ECU-designed app aims to support local learning in regional WA.
ECU’s GetLINKED! is a new and exciting series that aims to deliver a mix of presentations and practical workshops for industry, entrepreneurs and researchers alike.
'Famelab' is a science communication competition which aims to find, develop and mentor young science and engineering communicators, and get everyone ‘talking science’ in the media-intensive environment in which we live.
"ECU’s Office of Research and Innovation has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”
Professor of Planning
“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
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: