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Research activity

The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science is committed to high quality research that contributes positively to our society. We aim to develop practical solutions to current problems. Housing two of the University’s research institutes and eight research centres, our research is centred around five areas of research strength: Health and Wellness, Environment and Sustainability, Engineering and ICT Photonics, Security, and Society. Within these areas, the research centres provide the focus for research activity and a wide range of collaborations with other Australian and international research providers and research users.

Research centres

The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science is home to some of ECU’s most productive research centres and groups. Find out what centres are in your area of interest.

News & events

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Cognition research featured

PhD student James Brooks discusses the effects of computer games on cognitive abilities.

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Control Systems: Cyber Security Training Course

A 5-day training course designed to meet the needs of security professionals.

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New paper on seagrass response to and recovery from light reduction

Journal published paper demonstrating effects of light exposure on seagrass Amphibolis griffithii.

Links & partnerships

The Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science has extensive links with industry, government, businesses and other universities locally, nationally and internationally and is always seeking to foster new partnerships.

Projects

Researchers within the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science conduct research across a wide range of fields and disciplines, and are encouraged to explore the benefits of cross-disciplinary research.

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