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Overview

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 profile & areas of focus

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.

Collaborative Research Network

The ECU-led Collaborative Research Network focuses on growing research excellence at the University through partnership and engagement.

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

For all the latest research news and quotable experts delivered to your inbox, sign up to our fortnightly newsletter.

Graduate research

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

Supporting researchers

Our Office of Research and Innovation 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.
 

News

New research debunks importance of eye contact

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.

Ask kids how they want to learn: study

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.

Bringing science to the pub and the plate

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.

Contact

Graduate Research School

Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2628
Email: grs@ecu.edu.au

Office of Research and Innovation

Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2721
Email: research@ecu.edu.au

Research Scholarships

Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3636
Email: scholarships@ecu.edu.au

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