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Overview

ECU’s Research Services plays a key role in building the university’s research profile.

Research Services provides services to support and encourage our research community, including administration of external and internal research funding schemes, data collection, management and reporting, exploring commercialisation opportunities, industry liaison and promotion of research achievements.

Research journey

The research journey web pages will guide you through the six stages of a typical research project – from looking for funding opportunities, to publishing your work.

The stages are:

  • Getting started;
  • Sourcing funding;
  • Completing pre-research award tasks;
  • Managing your research award;
  • Completing your project; and
  • Knowledge transfer.

News and events

Pick of the crop: the best veggies for heart health

Friday, 06 September 2019

Researchers will examine which vegetables can best protect against heart disease thanks to a major grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Scientists narrow in on blue carbon’s role in climate change

Friday, 06 September 2019

New research outlines the most important challenges facing coastal ecosystems playing a huge role in offsetting climate change.

Research funding

There are many sources of research funding available both in Australia and overseas. Discover where to look for funding, the various types available and detailed information on how to apply and the resources available.

Our services

Research Services provides support for researchers in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Research development advice;
  • Research ethics;
  • Professional development; and
  • Contract management.

Research performance

ECU is committed to undertaking high-quality research which has strong social, economic, environmental and cultural impact.

To monitor achievement of these goals, research performance data are collected and collated for internal and external reporting purposes, for example HERDC and ERA.

Commercialisation

Research Services' assists researchers to assess their inventions for commercial potential, providing guidance on intellectual property protection and the process of translating a research outcome into a marketable product or service.

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