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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.

Our research

Research at ECU is growing strongly, led by successful strategies to develop a vibrant research culture.

Research themes and priority areas

At ECU we concentrate our research in areas of strength to deliver tangible outcomes.

Research publications

Browse research output from ECU staff, postgraduates and affiliated authors.

The search for meaning

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.

Research news

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Graduate research

ECU has a lively research community that is committed to supporting research students.

Supporting researchers

Research Services provides comprehensive support services to researchers.

How to get involved

There are several ways to get involved with research at ECU.

Become a researcher at ECU

Discover how you can join ECU as a graduate researcher.

Explore commercialisation opportunities

Collaborate with ECU on the commercialisation of our research outcomes.

Donate to ECU research

Support our research initiatives through a donation to an ECU research project.


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.


Graduate Research School

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Research Services

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