About RGC & School Contacts

About Us

RGC supports UNSW researchers in the development, preparation and submission of research grant applications and oversees negotiation and administration of research awards, contracts and consulting research. The RGC is the key link between UNSW’s researchers, executive and funding agencies such as the NHMRC, ARC, philanthropic grant funders and industry partners.

There are three distinct groups who work collaboratively within the overarching RGC office.

Pre Award - Facilitates the research efforts of UNSW staff through pre-award grant services. The Pre Award team engages directly with UNSW researchers across all Faculties and oversee all elements of grant applications from preparation to submission, including leading the ARC and NHMRC major rounds.The Pre Award team provide budgeting advice and pricing tool support and assist in the development of tenders.

If you intend to apply for research funding, please complete the 'Notification of Intent to Apply for Research Funding' form here 

**Please direct any Pre Award queries to preaward.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Post Award - Management of all post-award activities for external research funds (both grant and contract research) and provide services and resources to assist with scoping, pricing, review and execution of contracts and consulting research agreements.

**Please direct queries to the Post Award Grants or Contracts email listed below allocated to your school.

Operations Team - Supports the RGC to deliver efficient whole of lifecycle research management services.


Contacts

Directorate

View Staff Profiles within the Directorate  

Name Position   Email
Debbie Docherty Director 0413314841 d.docherty@unsw.edu.au
Courtney Gunn Project Officer 9065 8491 c.gunn@unsw.edu.au

 

Team Leaders

Post-award

  • Engineering 

  • UNSW Canberra

  • Law & Justice 

Post-award

  • Medicine & Health

  • Business 

 

Post-award

  • Science

  • Arts, Design & Architecture

  • Divisions

Pre-award

  • All faculties 

 

 

Operations 

 

 

 

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Jane Su

Deputy Director 

 

jane.su@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8531

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Carlie Scully 

Team Leader 

 

c.scully@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 8374 9465

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Monique Nordstrom  

Team Leader 

 

m.nordstrom@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8499

Nikki McAusland

Nikki McAusland  

Team Leader 

 

n.mcausland@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9385 5208

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Kay Rook 

Team Leader 

 

k.rook@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8533

 

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Pre Award

The Pre Award Team facilitates the research efforts of UNSW staff through pre-award grant services. The Pre Award team engages directly with UNSW researchers across all Faculties and oversee all elements of grant applications from preparation to submission, including leading the ARC and NHMRC major rounds. The Pre Award team provide budgeting advice and pricing tool support and assist in the development of tenders.

If you intend to apply for research funding, please complete the 'Notification of Intent to Apply for Research Funding' form here 

**Please direct any Pre Award queries to preaward.rgc@unsw.edu.au 

Pre Award Team

Barbora Pinosova 

Compliance Officer

 

+61 (02) 9065 8209

 

Zoe Armstrong 

Compliance Officer

 

+61 (02) 9065 7997

 

 

Catriona Fisk 

Compliance Officer 

 

+61 (2) 9065 0255

 

 

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Contracts Officers
  • Engineering

  • UNSW Canberra

  • Law & Justice

  • Medicine & Health

  • Business  

  • Science

  • Arts, Design & Architecture

  • Divisions

Email: Agreements1E.rgc@unsw.edu.au        

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Andrijana Padovan

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 7892

 

 

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Thomas Thong

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 8493

 

Email: Agreements3M.rgc@unsw.edu.au         

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Asatina Viviani-Tukutama  

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 7891

 

 

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Nancy Su

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 8521

 

Email: Agreements2S.rgc@unsw.edu.au         

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Jerome Germain 

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 8325

 

 

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Karen Guyon

Contracts Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8289

 

 

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Faculty of Arts, Design & Architecture - Post Award
School Email Grants Officer 
  • School of Built Environment 
  • School of Art and Design 
  • School of the Arts & Media
  • School of Education
  • School of Humanities & Languages
  • School of Social Sciences 

ada.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

 

  • Social Policy Research Centre
  • Centre for Social Research in Health
  • Gonski Institutes for Education
  • City Futures Research Centre
  • National Institute of Experimental Arts 
  • iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research

 

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Faculty of Engineering - Post Award
School Email Grants Officer 
  • School of Chemical Engineering
  • UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science & Technology
  • Centre for Advance Macromolecular Design
  • Australian Centre for NanoMedicine

chemeng.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Ashley Wong

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7328

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering 
gbiom.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Computer Science & Engineering  
compsc.rgc@unsw.edu.a

Michael Prince

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 5244

  • School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 
mech.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research
  • Australian National Fabrication Facility 
  • School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications
elec.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Centre for Infrastructure Engineering & Safety
  • Connected Waters Initiative Research Centre
  • Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation
  • UNSW Water Research Centre
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Bron Joscelyne

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9161 9827

 

  • School of Minerals & Energy Resources & Engineering 
  • School of Mining Engineering 
  • School of Petroleum 
mere.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE)
  • Australian Institute for Advanced Photovoltaics
spree.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Water Research Laboratory
wrl.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Faculty of Law & Justice - Post Award
School Email  Grants Officer 
  • Faculty of Law 
  • Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre
  • Australian Human Rights Centre
  • Indigenous Law Centre

law.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

 

Ashley Wong

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7328

 

 

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Faculty of Science - Post Award

School

Email

Grants Officer 

  • School of Aviation
  • Transport and Road Safety Research

avia&tars.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Mike Tran 

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8494

  • Centre for Quantum Computing 
cqc.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology 
smart.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  •  School of Chemical Science
chemsci.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Ecosystems Science
  • School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

bees.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Mathematics & Statistics
maths.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • Climate Change Research Centre 

 

 

climate.rgc@unsw.edu.au 

 

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

  • School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences
babs.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Lynn-Jee Kim

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 0249

 

  • School of Psychology
psychology.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Materials Science & Engineering
matsc&en.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Physics 
physics.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Faculty of Medicine & Health - Post Award

School

Email

Grants Officer 

  • The Kirby Institute
kirby.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Sue Kwong

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8530

  • School of Psychiatry
  • School of Psychiatry St Vincents
  • Department of Development, Disability & Neuropsychiatry
  • Centre for Health Brain Aging

 

psychiatry.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

  • School of Optometry & Vision Science
optom.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre
ndarc.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Sam Todd

Grants Officer

+61 (02) 9065 7674

 

  • Prince of Wales Clinical School
  • Surgical and Orthopaedic Research
  • Rural Clinical School
  • St George and Sutherland Clinical School
  • St Vincent's Clinical School
  • South Western Sydney Clinical School
clinical.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Medical Sciences
soms.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Department of Paediatrics 
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • School of Women's and Children's Health
wch.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Big Data Research in Health
  • Centre for Primary Health
  • School of Public Health and Community Medicine
medhealth.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Carmen Huehn

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7293

 

UNSW Medical Research Institutes

  • Neuroscience Research Australia 
  • The Black Dog Institute 
  • The George Institute for Global Health
  • Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
  • The Garvan Institute 
  • Childhood Cancer Research 

 

mris.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

 

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UNSW Business - Post Award
School Email Grants Officer 
  • School of Banking & Finance
  • School of Business Law & Taxation
  • School of Management
  • School of Information Systems
  • School of Marketing
  • School of Risk & Actuarial Studies
  • Centre for Social Impact
  • Centre of Excellence for Population Health & Ageing
  • School of Accounting
  • School of Economics

business.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Sue Kwong

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8530

 

 

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UNSW Canberra - Post Award
School Email Grants Officer 
  • UNSW Canberra

canberra.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Ashley Wong

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7328

 

 

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Divisions
School Email Grants Officer 
  • Academic Services 
  • Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
  • Biomedical Imaging Facility
  • Bioanalytical Mass Spectrometry Facility
  • Biological Resources Imaging Facility
  • Electron Microscope Unit
  • Nuclear Resources Facility

divisions.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Mike Tran

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8494

 

 

 

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Our Address
Fax Number +61 2 9385 7238

Street Address:
Level 3 Rupert Myers Building South Wing
Gate 14 Barker Street Entrance
UNSW Sydney

Mailing Address:
Research Grants and Contracts
Level 3, Rupert Myers Building South Wing (M15)
UNSW Kensington Campus
NSW 2052