Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) and Dean of Graduate Research

Graduate Research School

Laura Poole Warren

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) and Dean of Graduate Research provides strategic leadership and support to the Vice-President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in the direction, development and improvement of UNSW’s overall research performance through the administration of higher degree research and research training and in attracting and retaining outstanding higher degree research candidates and early career researchers to UNSW. The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) is also responsible for UNSW’s international research strategy.  

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) and Dean of Graduate Research has executive responsibility for the UNSW Graduate Research School, the central unit responsible for higher degree research students and supervisors and for the Researcher Development Unit, the central unit responsible for coordination of researcher development at UNSW.  

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) will deputise for the Vice-President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in all aspects of the UNSW research portfolio.

Biography

Professor Poole-Warren was awarded a PhD degree from the University of New South Wales in 1990 and held various appointments at UNSW after joining the academic staff in 1995. These include Associate Dean Research Training and Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Engineering (2005 - 2009) and Professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering (2009). She was appointed Dean of Graduate Research in 2010 and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) in 2012.

Professor Poole-Warren continues to lead a research group in biomedical engineering focussing on design and understanding of biosynthetic polymers for medical applications.

 

Research Interests

 

Location and Contact Information

General Enquiries
 
Phone
+61 2 9385 5500
Fax
+61 2 9385 6238
Email
enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au
Location
Address
Graduate Research School
Level 2, South Wing
Rupert Myers Building
Map Ref M15
Dean of Graduate Research
The Graduate Research School
The University of New South Wales
UNSW SYDNEY 2052
Staff Contacts 
 
 
Name
Position
Phone / Email
Professor Laura Poole-Warren
Dean of Graduate Research
To arrange a meeting with Professor Poole-Warren contact Megan Biok
Megan Biok
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Research
T: +61 2 9385 7661
E: m.biok@unsw.edu.au
F: +61 2 9385 6238