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.
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.
ECU Health and Wellness Institute’s Dr Carolyn McIntyre will lead a three-year study in effectiveness of exercise improving the lives of people living with the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma.
More species of reptile call Perth home than any city in the world but arsonists are putting our scaly citizens at risk according to new ECU research.
Dr Zubair Baig will present a SIG Seminar on 16 June that explores Intrusion Detection Systems and the role of Artificial Intelligence in protecting corporate networks and resources.
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.
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.