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.

**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 and submission of research proposals and tenders.

**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 Ext Email
Debbie Docherty Director 55249 d.docherty@unsw.edu.au
Courtney Gunn Project Officer 59807 c.gunn@unsw.edu.au

 

Team Leaders

Team Medicine

Post Award

Team Engineering, Law, UNSW Business & UNSW Canberra 

Post Award

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

Post Award 

Pre Award 

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Jane Su

Deputy Director 

 

jane.su@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9161 9894

 

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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) 9161 9817

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.

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

Pre Award Team

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Andrew Burton-Bradley  

A/Senior Grants Officer 

+61 (02) 9385 4465

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Elisabeth Jaegar 

Grants Officer 

+61 (02) 9385 5542

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Sophie Pageon  

Grants Officer 

9161 9824

 

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Contracts Officers

Team Medicine

Team Engineering, Law, UNSW Business & UNSW Canberra 

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

Email: AgreementsMED.rgc@unsw.edu.au         

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Asatina Viviani-Tukutama  

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 8374 927

 

 

 

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Thomas Thong

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9161 9794

 

 

Email: Agreements1E.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Andrijana Padovan

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9161 9852

 

 

 

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Nancy Su

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9161 9852

 

Email: Agreements2S.rgc@unsw.edu.au         

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Jerome Germain 

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9054 0055

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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) 9385 7255

 

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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) 9385 7255

 

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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

 

 

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Bron Joscelyne

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9161 9827

 

 

 

 

 

  • 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

cven.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Minerals & Energy Resources & Engineering 
  • School of Mining Engineering 
  • School of Petroleum 
mere.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Water Research Laboratory
wrl.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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Marie Ngiam

Grants Officer

+61 (02) 9054 0064

  • School of Computer Science & Engineering  

compsc.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Louise Salmon

Grants Officer

+ 61 (02) 9385 7277

 

 

 

  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering 
gbiom.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 

mech.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE)
  • Australian Institute for Advanced Photovoltaics
spree.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

Louise Salmon

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9385 7277

 

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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

 

Barbora Pinosova

Grants Officer

 

  • Climate Change Research Centre 
climate.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • Centre for Quantum Computing 
cqc.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • School of Psychology 
psychology.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology 
smart.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • Centre for Ecosystems
  • School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences

bees.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

 

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Christine Zhu 

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9385 7239

  • School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Science

babs.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • School of Material 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
  • School of Chemical Science

 

chemsci.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9161 9628

 

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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) 9161 9889 

  • The Kirby Institute
kirby.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Public Health and Community Medicine
publichealth.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

 

 

Ana Monserrat-Martinez 

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (2) 8374 9480 

 

 

 

 

  • Prince of Wales Clinical School
  • Surgical and Orthopaedic Research

pow.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • 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

 

  • Centre for Primary Health
cphce.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Ashley Wong 

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9054 0003

 

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

 

 

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

psychiatry.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

 

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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

 

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Christine Zhu 

Acting Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9385 7239

 

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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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Marie Ngiam 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9054 0064

 

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

canberra.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Marie Ngiam 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9054 0064

 

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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

 

Barbora Pinosova

Grants Officer

 

 

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General Enquiries

Email: rgc@unsw.edu.au 


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