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.

To find out how RGC works and how we help UNSW researchers please click here

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

9385 5249

d.docherty@unsw.edu.au

Jane Su Deputy Director 9065 8531

jane.su@unsw.edu.au

Monique Nordstrom A/Deputy Director 9065 8499 m.nordstrom@unsw.edu.au
Kathleen Franklin Project Officer 9065 8491

k.franklin@unsw.edu.au

 

Senior Managers

Post-award

  • Major Initiatives

Post-award

  • Medicine & Health

  • Divisions

Post-award

  • Engineering 

  • UNSW Canberra

  • Business

  • Law & Justice

Post-award

  • Science

  • Arts, Design & Architecture

 

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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Monique Nordstrom 

A/ Deputy Director

 

m.nordstrom@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8499

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Emma Collyer 

Senior Manager

 

e.collyer@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 8532

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Carlie Scully 

Senior Manager

 

c.scully@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9065 7974

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Hoggan  

Senior Manager

 

s.hoggan@unsw.edu.au

+ 61 (02) 9385 3116

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Kay Rook 

Senior Manager

 

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

Juliana Bertosa 

Compliance Officer

 

+61 (02) 9348 0047

Sophie Pageon-Tamburic

Senior Compliance Officer 

+61 (02) 9065 8503

Azrah Samsudeen

Compliance Officer 

+61 (02) 9065 8530

 

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Contracts Officers
  • Engineering

  • UNSW Canberra

  • Business

  • Science

  • Arts, Design & Architecture  

  • Medicine & Health

  • Divisions 

Email: Agreements1E.rgc@unsw.edu.au        

   

Melissa Hilton

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9348 0916

 

 

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Zhengnan Shan

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9348 0730

   

 

Email: Agreements2S.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: Agreements3M.rgc@unsw.edu.au        

 

   

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Thomas Thong

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9065 8493

 

 

 

 

Eve-Marie Cranmer

Senior Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9348 1023

 

 

 

Gabby Knight

Contracts Officer 

+61 (2) 9348 0356

 

 

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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

 

Melissa Chang

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 1369

 

  • 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 Photovoltaic & Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE)
  • Australian Institute for Advanced Photovoltaics

spree.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Ashley Wong

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7328

 

  • School of Minerals & Energy Resources & Engineering 
  • School of Mining Engineering 
  • School of Petroleum
mere.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering 

mech.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Rini Mohammed Ramli

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 0880

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

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Sam Todd

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7674

  • Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research
  • Australian National Fabrication Facility 
  • School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications
elec.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Chemical Engineering
  • UNESCO Centre for Membrane Science & Technology
  • Centre for Advance Macromolecular Design
  • Australian Centre for NanoMedicine
chemeng.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering 
gbiom.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Angela Wu

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 0791

  • School of Computer Science & Engineering
compsc.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

Senior 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.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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Sue Kwong

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8530

 

 

  • Centre for Quantum Computing 
cqc.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology 
smart.rgc@unsw.edu.au 
  • School of Materials Science & Engineering
matsc.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • School of Chemical Science
chemsci.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Nejra Salimbegovic

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 1179

  • Centre for Ecosystems Science
  • School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
bees.rgc@unsw.edu.au

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Carmen Huehn

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 7293

  • School of Physics 

 

 

physics.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

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

Michael Prince

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 5244

 

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

 

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Faculty of Medicine & Health - Post Award

School

Email

Grants Officer 

  • The Kirby Institute
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Mike Tran 

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8494

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

 

 

Peg Redding 

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 8429

  • School of Medical Sciences
soms.rgc@unsw.edu.au
  • Centre for Big Data Research in Health
  • Centre for Primary Health
  • School of Population Health

 

medhealth.rgc@unsw.edu.au

  • Department of Paediatrics 
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • School of Women's and Children's Health
wch.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

 

 

Lynn-Jee Kim

Senior Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9065 0249

 

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 Management and Governance
  • School of Information Systems and Technology Management
  • School of Marketing
  • School of Risk & Actuarial Studies
  • Centre for Social Impact
  • ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research
  • School of Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
  • School of Economics

business.rgc@unsw.edu.au

 

Rini Mohammed Ramli

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 0880

 

 

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

canberra.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Angela Wu

Grants Officer

+61 (2) 9348 0791

 

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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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Major Initiatives

**Please direct any queries to majorinitiatives.rgc@unsw.edu.au

Major Initiatives Team

 

Catriona Fisk

Research Support Manager

+61 (02) 9348 0071

Iris Lam

Research Support Officer

+61 (02) 9348 1368

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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