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Research week promotes and celebrates research at ECU through a week of interactive sessions, seminars, exhibitions and competitions. Explore our website for more information.


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Nutshell Cracked

Congratulations to our very own Dr Amanda Gardiner who achieve second place in the Arts, Humanites and Social Sciences section of the National Research in a Nutshell Competition hosted by ACU in Sydney recently.

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Three Minute Thesis 2015 ECU final winners

This year three master by research and four PhD candidates took part in ECU’s final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition which was run as part of the annual Research Week celebrations.

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Research competitions

Three Minute Thesis (3MT™)
The 3MT is a research communication competition where research candidates have three minutes to explain their research and its significance, providing a unique opportunity to profile and celebrate the innovative research conducted at ECU. 

Your Research in a Nutshell
This competition is for early-career researchers at ECU who will battle it out to communicate their contemporary research or creative outputs ‘in a nutshell’. Be part of the audience and hear about ECU’s cutting-edge research.

Research Photography Competition
Open to staff and students at ECU this competition encourages the use of photography to explore and communicate aspects of research.

2015 Highlights

For more 3MT videos go to our 3MT YouTube playlist.


Project Officer

Graduate Research School
Sharon Smart
Telephone: (61 8) 6304 2802

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