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ECU houses eight schools, ranging in diversity, each driving research excellence and striving for world-class status.

See what each school has to offer.

School of Arts and Humanities


Home to a diverse range of research groups showcasing a wide variety of disciplines in the school, reflecting their broad focus on human interaction in its many forms.

School of Business and Law


Researchers are driven by the desire to produce high-quality research contributions in their relevant disciplinary fields, and for their research to be impactful, innovative and of high practical value in the real world.

School of Education


Leads, initiates and sustains high quality research that effectively addresses pertinent issues faced by learners and educators both within and beyond educational settings, and across the lifespan.

School of Engineering


Research encompasses a broad range of engineering disciplines and allied sciences. This breadth positions them well to undertake research in sustainability engineering, which is multidisciplinary in nature.

School of Medical and Health Sciences


Home to research in exercise, nutrition and lifestyle interventions, biological approaches to personalised medicine, neuroscience and neurorehabilitation, cancer and other chronic diseases, safety and quality in health care, human movement and performance, human-environment interaction, and digital citizenship and human behaviour across the lifespan.

School of Nursing and Midwifery


Undertakes innovative research to develop knowledge, evaluate effectiveness and implement change in healthcare with a focus on children and young people, chronic condition management, the health of older adults including end of life care and quality and safety in health care.

School of Science


Cutting edge with areas of strength covering omics, marine ecosystems research, environmental management, cyber security and artificial intelligence. Their research is led by highly qualified, dedicated and internationally-recognised researchers, supported by state-of-the-art technology and strong links with industry and government to create research that makes a difference.

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts


Staff and postgraduate students are currently involved in a multitude of projects across the disciplinary range of the Academy, to find out the why, what, how, who, when, or where of artistic practices, past and present, future, and contemporary.

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