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Overview

Research Services 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

Research Services 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; and
  • facilitating internal ECU funding schemes.

News & events

What do sick kids really need in hospital?

Friday, 28 June 2019

Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing have developed the first diagnostic tool to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards.

Much like kids, ghost crabs will always pick fish fingers over vegetables

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

One of our most common beach crabs eats just like a picky two-year-old, according to new research from ECU.

It’s All Grey not All Black – What Australia can learn from NZ’s older workforce

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

ECU research has found New Zealand is way ahead of Australia in terms of supporting older workers.

Researcher testimonials

Professor Craig Speelman

“ECU’s Research Commercialisation team played a significant role in negotiating the terms of a donation towards my research”

Craig Speelman

Professor Ross Dowling

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

Ross Dowling

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

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