ECU's research policy carries two main themes: concentration and collaboration.
We have concentrated our expertise and effort on areas of research where we have experience and a well-documented track record. This focus has contributed to policy development, improving professional practice and delivering tangible outcomes.
Research areas include:
ECU's research in these fields complements and contributes to both Australian and State Government identified research priority areas.
Collaboration is a key theme at ECU with a dual focus. It involves collaboration in research:
Broadening an already extensive network of collaborations, major new research partnerships have been established with State and Federal Centres of Excellence, CSIRO Collaborative Research flagships and Australian Research Council networks.