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

Team Medicine 

Post Award

Team Engineering & UNSW Canberra 

Post Award

Team Science, FBE, FASS, Art & Design, Law & UNSW Business, DVC Research & Academic Services 

Post Award 

Pre Award 

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Jane Su

Deputy Director 

 

jane.su@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8531

 

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Catherine Hector 

Team Leader 

 

catherine.hector@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9385 6214

 

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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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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

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Sophie Pageon

A/Senior Grants Officer 

+61 (02) 9065 8503

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Rachel Jose

Grants Officer 

+61 (02) 9161 9868

 

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Contracts Officers

Team Medicine, Law & UNSW Business 

Team Engineering & UNSW Canberra 

Team Science, FBE, FASS, Art & Design, DVC Research & Academic Services  

Email: Agreements3M.rgc@unsw.edu.au         

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Asatina Viviani-Tukutama  

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 7891

 

 

 

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Thomas Thong

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 8493

Email: Agreements1E.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Andrijana Padovan

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 7892

 

 

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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 and Social Sciences - Post Award
School Grants Email Grants Officer 
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences  
  • School of Education
  • School of Arts & Media
  • National Centre for HIV Social Research
  • School of Humanities and Languages
  • School of International Studies
  • Social Policy Research Centre
  • School of Social Sciences

fass.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

 

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Faculty of Built Environment - Post Award
School Grants Email Grants Officer 
  • Faculty of Built Environment  
  • The Australian Graduate School of Urbanism
  • School of Architecture and Design
  • School of Built Environment
  • City Futures Research Centre
  • Centre for Sustainable Built Environment

fbe.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

 

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Faculty of Engineering - Post Award
School Grants 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

Carlie Scully 

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 8374 9465

  • School of Computer Science & Engineering  
compsc.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 
mech.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
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering 
gbiom.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research
  • Australian National Fabrication Facility 
  • School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications
elec.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Nancy Su 

+61 (2) 9065 8521

  • Water Research Laboratory
wrl.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Faculty of Law - 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

 

 

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

 

 

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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

  • Climate Change Research Centre 
climate.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • 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
  • School of Psychology
psychology.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Ecosystems Science
  • School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

bees.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

 

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Christine Zhu 

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8492

  • School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular ScienceS

babs.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Materials Science & Engineering

matsc&en.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Mathematics & Statistics

maths.rgc@unsw.edu.au 

  • School of Optometry & Vision Science

optom.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Physics
physics.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Faculty of Medicine - Post Award

School

Grants Officer Email

Grants Officer 

  • Centre for Big Data Research in HealthC

cbdrh.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Sue Kwong

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8530

 

  • The Kirby Institute
kirby.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Public Health and Community Medicine
publichealth.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Psychiatry
  • School of Psychiatry St Vincents
  • Department of Development, Disability & Neuropsychiatry
  • Centre for Health Brain Aging
psychiatry.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Rural Clinical School
gmc.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • St George and Sutherland Clinical School
stg.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • St Vincent's Clinical School
stv.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • South Western Sydney Clinical School
sws.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Medical Sciences
soms.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Sam Todd

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (02) 9065 7674

 

  • National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre
ndarc.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Department of Paediatrics 
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • School of Women's and Children's Health
wch.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Prince of Wales Clinical School
  • Surgical and Orthopaedic Research
pow.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Primary Health
cphce.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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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Thomas Thong

+61 (02) 9065 8493

 

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UNSW Art & Design - Post Award
School Email Grants Officer 
  • Art & Design 
  • Centre for Interactive Cinema
  • School of Fine Arts
  • National Institute for Experimental Arts

art&design.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

 

 

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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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Mike Tran

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8494

 

 

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

canberra.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Carlie Scully 

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 8374 9465

 

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Division of Research Facilities and Academic Services - Post Award
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