• Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), incorporating UQ Research & Innovation Operations and Research Data Analysis
  • Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & International), incorporating Research Ethics and Integrity, and International Foundations and Development
  • Research Management Office, incorporating Research Grants, Human Ethics, Animal Ethics, and Export Controls 
  • Research Partnerships Office, incorporating Research Legal
  • Graduate School, incorporating Admissions and Scholarships, Candidature, Thesis Examinations, and UQ Advantage

If you are unsure which section to contact or have general enquiries please call +61 7 336 53560

The DVC-R has oversight for all aspects of the Research Portfolio.  Staff in the ODVC(R) have responsibility for:

  • research strategy and priorities;
  • research policy;
  • research data reporting and analysis;
  • administrative support for the DVC(R);
  • facilitating effective lines of communication for all units that report to DVC(R);
  • oversight of the budgets and financial outlooks for all units that report to the DVC(R);
  • operational support for Research Portfolio, including most finance, HR, information systems, and e-filing support;
  • oversight of communication strategies of the Research Portfolio and major research events in consultation with other units;
  • oversight of research data analysis and reporting, working closely with the OPVC(R&I);
  • other strategic initiatives as required by the University;
  • management of the strategic research funds.
     
Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 59044  
Professor Robyn Ward Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) +61 7 336 59044 61A-360
Ms Janine Richards Director, Research Analysis and Operations +61 7 336 54445 61A-375
Dr Stephen Love Director, Research Infrastructure +61 7 344 31033 72-102
Ms Wendy Whittington Executive Assistant to the DVC(R) +61 7 336 59044 61A-360

 

Postal Address                                        
Street Address [see interactive map]
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Level 3
Brian Wilson Chancellery
The University of Queensland
Brisbane  Qld  4072
AUSTRALIA
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Level 3
Brian Wilson Chancellery (Building 61a)
The University of Queensland
Brisbane  Qld  4072
AUSTRALIA


Research Analysis and Operations

Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
Ms Janine Richards Director, Research Analysis and Operations +61 7 336 54445 61A-375
Change Management Specialist +61 7 344 32013 72-220
Ms Melissa Brown Operations Manager +61 7 334 60570 72-233
Ms Thuy Trinh Finance and Admin Officer (Mon to Wed) +61 7 334 69220 72-234
Ms Siona Saplos Finance Officer +61 7 334 69017 72-234
Ms Melanie Coleborn HR and Admin Officer +61 7 336 54583 72-234
Ms Ali Nugent Project Officer +61 7 336 51135 61A-376
Mr Stephen Colhoun Manager, Research Data Analysis +61 7 336 53786 02-Level 3
Ms Sue Manion Statistics Support Officer +61 7 336 54581 02-Level 3
Mr Adam Nielsen Manager, Information Systems +61 7 334 66289 72-234

Staff in the OPVC(R&I) have responsibility for:

  • Policy, funding and professional development programs for early-career researchers;
  • Oversight of researcher development;
  • Research ethics and integrity;
  • Research quality assessment and reporting;
  • Facilitation of links with overseas agencies and universities, especially in relation to research and high-profile research leaders in university, industry, government, and not-for-profit sectors;
  • Identification of engagement strategies with “non-traditional” international sources of research support, including international foundations, strategic research partners and major international research funding agencies with a focus on the three pillars of Discovery, Learning and Engagement.
     
Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 53609  
Professor Anton Middelberg Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research & International) +61 7 336 53609  
Mrs Sharon Vennell
Executive Assistant to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor
(Research & International)
+61 7 336 53609 61A-376
Dr Susan O'Brien Research Integrity Manager +61 7 3346 6293 72-220
Dr Marc Kamke Research Integrity Officer +61 7 3346 9019 72-220
Professor Peter Koopman Executive Director, Research Integrity
+61 7 334 62059  
Professor Craig Franklin Executive Director, Research Ethics
+61 7 336 52355  
Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
Dr Susan O'Brien Research Integrity Manager +61 7 334 66293 72-220
Dr Marc Kamke Research Integrity Officer +61 7 334 69109 72-220

The Research Management Office has responsibility for:

  • Research funding administration/management/strategy, including both internal and external funding rounds;
  • Support for research prizes and awards;
  • Compliance, incorporating animal welfare and human ethics.
     
Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
Ms Nicole Thompson Director, Research Strategy and Management 
Director, Research Management Office
+61 7 334 67920 72-104
Ms Nicole Shively Deputy Director, Research Management Office +61 7 336 53571 72-127

 

Postal Address                                        
Street Address [see interactive map]
Research Management Office
Cumbrae-Stewart (Building 72)
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, 4072
AUSTRALIA
Ground Floor, Cumbrae-Stewart Building (72)
Research Road
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia, Brisbane, 4072
AUSTRALIA

The Research Grants Unit (RGU) of The University of Queensland consists of a team of Research Administration Officers (RAOs) who are each responsible for a discrete area of the University's research activities.  RAOs generally handle the administration of funding for one or more Faculties and/or Institutes.  In addition RGU has a number of specialist RAOs responsible for discrete areas. 

The Research Grants Unit is also responsible for the administration of a number of The University of Queensland's internally funded research grant schemes.
 

Research Grants Unit Leadership Team
Contact Telephone
Manager, Sponsored Research (Prestige Initiatives) Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical) Lisa Bolton +61 7 336 54789
Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Linkages) Matthew Browne +61 7 334 69988
Manager, Sponsored Research
(Research Fellowships and Internal Schemes)
Kate Hellings  +61 7 334 60676

 

Faculty Portfolios Contact Telephone
Business Economics & Law (BEL) Kirsten Lawrie
+61 7 334 69966
Engineering Architecture & Information Technology
(EAIT)
Sarah Forbes +61 7 336 58268
Health and Behavioural Sciences (HABS) Taina Lloyd +61 7 336 57493
Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Medicine) Veronica Brancatini +61 7 336 54582
Medicine 2 (CIPDD, UQCCR,
Public Health)
Nathan King +61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (CHRC, Biomedical
Sciences)
Lilia Bernede +61 7 336 52007
Science 1 (SCMB and SMP) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
Science 2 (SAFS, SVS, SEES, and Biological Sciences) Amber Cripps +61 7 334 67554

 

Institute Portfolios Contact Telephone
Australian Institute for Bioengineering &
Nanotechnology (AIBN)
Sarah Forbes +61 7 336 58268
Global Change Institute (GCI) Kirsten Lawrie +61 7 334 69966
Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) Marie-Louise Johnson +61 7 334 64560
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
MRI-UQ Veronica Brancatini +61 7 336 54582
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food
Innovation (QAAFI)
Kirsten Lawrie +61 7 334 69966
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) Taina Lloyd +61 7 336 57493
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) Antonia Medhurst +61 7 334 64557
UQ Diamantina Institute (DI) Marie-Louise Johnson +61 7 334 64560

 

Other Specialist Portfolios Contact Telephone
CRC Project Funding Sarah Forbes +61 7 336 58268  
Prestige Fellowships Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
Research Fellowships (ARC) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
Research Fellowships (NHMRC) Alice Greenwood   +61 7 334 60675

Research Fellowships - (Health/Biomedical)

    - (Non-Health/Biomedical)

    - (Qld Government)

Alice Greenwood

Kathleen Cato

John Gunders

+61 7 334 60675

+61 7 334 60672

+61 7 336 54009

Research Awards and Prizes Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
ARC Centres of Excellence - Post-award variations Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and
Training Centres - Post-award variations
Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763
UniQuest Subcontracts Linda Maher +61 7 334 69028
ARC Linkage Projects - Pre-Award coordination
& post-award contractual issues
Matt Browne
Shoshannah Beck
+61 7 334 69988
+61 7 334 69040
ARC Linkage Projects - Post-Award variations Shoshannah Beck +61 7 334 69040
ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities
(LIEF)
Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
NHMRC Enabling Grants and Program Grants Lisa Bolton +61 7 336 54789    
Queensland Government Project Funding  Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) Sarah Forbes +61 7 336 58268
Major Infrastructure (ACRF, NCRIS) Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
Research Donations Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763

 

UQ Internal Schemes Contact Telephone
UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants Vicki Sheehy
+61 7 334 64477
UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards (UQFREA) Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Academic Title Holders Research Fund Vicki Sheehy
+61 7 334 64477
UQ-Ochsner Seed Fund for Collaborative Research Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Collaboration and Industry Engagement Fund (CIEF) Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Fellowships Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
Universities Australia: Australia-Germany Joint Research
Cooperation Scheme
Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ VCRTF and VCRFF John Gunders +61 7 336 54009
QED Kate Hellings +61 7 334 60676

 

Administrative Support Research Grants Unit Contact  Telephone
Administration Assistant and Reception Cristina Risco +61 7 336 53560
Administration Assistant and Reception Karen Lucas +61 7 336 53784
E-filing Assistant (Research Grants and Ethics) Sue Miller +61 7 334 60674
Name / email
Position Title Telephone
Nicole Shively Deputy Director, Research Management Office
Head, Research Ethics Operations
+61 7 336 53571
Name / email
Position Title Telephone
Nicole Shively Deputy Director, Research Management Office
Head, Research Ethics Operations
+61 7 336 53571


Human Ethics Unit

Name / email
Position Title Telephone
Dr Tamara Periera Human Ethics Coordinator +61 7 344 31656
Sendi Wings Administrative Assistant +61 7 344 31657
Anna Donaldson Human Ethics Coordinator +61 7 336 53924
Susannah Whiteside Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 54584
Michael Tse LNR Human Ethics Coordinator  +61 7 344 32102


Animal Ethics Unit

Name / email
Position Title Telephone
Ms Jennie Levitt Animal Ethics Unit Coordinator +61 7 336 52713
Dr Michael Uren Consultant Veterinarian
Contact for Veterinary and monitoring matters.
+61 7 336 53617

The Research Partnerships Office has responsibility for:

  • Development of strategic research partnerships, particularly with industry and government;
  • Corporate management of major research collaborations (e.g. CRCs);
  • Oversight of the relationships with the University’s commercialisation companies;
  • Research legal services.
     
Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 53559
Mr Ian Harris Director, Research Partnerships +61 7 336 53559
Mrs Paulette Schmidt Executive Assistant to Director, Research Partnerships +61 7 336 53559
Ms Sally Beard Senior Administration Officer (Research Partnerships) +61 7 334 60739
Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 58587 or +61 7336 54585
Ms Jane Malloch Head, Research Legal +61 7 334 69020
Ms Gail Roudenko Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 58587
Ms Madelyn Gilligan Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 54585

 

Research Legal can be contacted by:
New instructions for a matter involving the disclosure or receipt of confidential information: cda@research.uq.edu.au
New instructions for a matter involving the provision or receipt of physical material: mta@research.uq.edu.au
New instructions for any other matter involving research: newmatter@research.uq.edu.au
Email for general queries: legal.admin@research.uq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 336 58587
Fax: + 61 7 336 54455
Web address:  www.uq.edu.au/research/research-management/about-research-legal
Twitter: @UQ_RLS

 

Postal Address                                        
Street Address [see interactive map]
Research Legal Services
Cumbrae-Stewart (Building 72)
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, 4072
AUSTRALIA
Ground Floor, Cumbrae-Stewart Building (72)
Research Road
The University of Queensland
St. Lucia, Brisbane, 4072
AUSTRALIA

 

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Ms Jane Malloch Head, Research Legal +61 7 334 69020
Ms Jocelyn Aboud (Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal

+61 7 334 60673
+61 7 334 64073

Ms Erica Davis (Mon - Wed) Legal Counsel, Research Legal &
Legal Counsel, ISSR
+61 7 334 68846
Mrs Danielle (Dani) Milani (Wed - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 336 53969
Ms Catherine O'Donovan (Mon,Tues, Wed) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 336 53969
Ms Jill Penridge (Mon - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal  +61 7 334 64073
Ms Sabine Sand (Mon, Wed, Thurs) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60749
Ms Cristy Sun (Mon - Thurs) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60567
Ms Stephanie Surm (Mon - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60641

The Graduate School has responsibility for:

  • managing RHD admissions;
  • providing research scholarships;
  • supporting students during their candidature, including year-round skills training;
  • facilitating examination of theses.

See the Graduate School Contact Us page.

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