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 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.
Friday, 06 December 2019
Edith Cowan University has secured more than $1.2 million for two very different research projects in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.
Projects examining ways to preserve Aboriginal language and song and the future development of autonomous vehicles were both successful in gaining three years of funding support.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019
We are inviting scientists, mathematicians and engineers to take part in the world’s longest running science competition. Since 2007, FameLab has seen more than 10,000 early career scientists and engineers from across the globe participate.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
A new study has suggested a possible reason why people are increasingly turning to smartphones rather than engaging with life around them. ECU technology expert Associate Professor Nicola Johnson from the School of Education believes smartphones offer users a way to disengage from unpleasant or awkward situations and wrestle back control in their dull lives.
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