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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

Cancer treatment plans should include tailored exercise prescriptions

Friday, 18 October 2019

New guidelines for the prescription of exercise medicine for people with cancer, co-authored by Professor Professor Daniel Galvão, have released by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Gaps need closing for young children with allergies

Friday, 11 October 2019

A survey of Australian early childhood education centres has found worrying gaps in allergy management practices for children.

What happens to our digital possessions after we die?

Monday, 07 October 2019

Priceless family photos and other memories are being lost forever because older Australians don’t know how to preserve their ‘digital legacies’ after death, new research from Edith Cowan University has revealed.

Researcher testimonials

Professor Geoff Syme

"ECU’s Research Services has actively helped me in regard to improving specific research proposals.”

Geoff Syme

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

Professor Craig Speelman

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

Craig Speelman

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