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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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Stretch the muscle, weaken the nerves?

Muscle stretching can make us briefly weaker, but don’t blame the muscle.

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Oceans’ nutrient levels topped up by groundwater

Groundwater entering the Mediterranean Sea could be 15 times greater than water entering the sea from rivers according to new research.

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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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