Welcome to research at Edith Cowan University. We have a vibrant research community at ECU and actively support our student and staff researchers. We also enjoy collaboration with other universities and continually seek opportunities to work with organisations and businesses to commercialise research outcomes.
Research at ECU is growing strongly, led by successful strategies to develop a vibrant research culture.
At ECU we concentrate our research in areas of strength to deliver tangible outcomes.
Browse research output from ECU staff, postgraduates and affiliated authors.
The ECU-led Collaborative Research Network focuses on growing research excellence at the University through partnership and engagement.
The Search is ECU's biannual research publication, documenting highlights and insights across a diverse range of fields. From neuroscience to nanotechnology, and management to music, our talented researchers aim to deliver tangible outcomes to benefit communities, both locally and globally.
ECU has a lively research community that is committed to supporting research students.
There are several ways to get involved with research at ECU.
Discover how you can join ECU as a graduate researcher.
Collaborate with ECU on the commercialisation of our research outcomes.
Support our research initiatives through a donation to an ECU research project.
Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Using eye tracking technology, ECU researchers have demonstrated that people don’t need to mindfully look at the eyes of their audience to be perceived as making eye contact during face-to-face conversation. Simply gazing somewhere around the face or head will suffice.
Friday, 01 February 2019
Teachers should be asking five-year-olds how they want to be taught at school, according to new research from ECU.
Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Pale ale loving hipsters of the world rejoice, a new ECU research team is bringing cutting edge technology to the world of brewing to make your beer taste better.
Please leave a comment about your rating so we can better understand how we might improve the page.