Division of Research Contact List

Key Executive, Administrative & Support Units within the Division of Research

Contents

Graduate Research School
Research Grants and Contracts
Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
Researcher Development Unit
Research Ethics Compliance and Support
Research Strategy Office
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

Units

Graduate Research School

The Graduate Research School (GRS) provides leadership, support and central administration for UNSW HDR Candidates and their Supervisors. GRS works closely with Student Administrative Services at the UNSW Canberra campus, the UNSW Art & Design Student Centre, and all Schools and Faculties to coordinate and manage higher degree research admissions, scholarships, candidatures and thesis examinations.
 
The Dean of Graduate Research, Professor Jonathan Morris, provides leadership and support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in the development and improvement of high quality HDR programs.
 
The Dean has oversight of all UNSW HDR candidatures, and is responsible for the development and implementation of HDR policy. Professor Morris works collaboratively with Faculties to ensure the delivery of high quality HDR programs.
 
The Dean provides the UNSW Graduate Research School with academic leadership and strategic direction to ensure seamless support for HDR Candidates and their Supervisors, and to enhance the HDR Candidate experience.
 
General Enquiries
T | +61 2 9385 5500
F | +61 2 9385 6238
E | enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au
W | /graduate-research
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Professor Jonathan Morris Dean of Graduate Research
Please contact Kylie Madden
+61 2 9385 1903
k.madden@unsw.edu.au
Kylie Madden Executive Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Research
+61 2 9385 1903
k.madden@unsw.edu.au
Lucy Jones Director, Graduate Research School +61 2 9385 7669
lucy.jones@unsw.edu.au
Lena Caruso

Deputy Director, Graduate Research School

+ 61 414 232 800
l.caruso@unsw.edu.au

Research Grants and Contracts

The UNSW Grants Management Office provides the University's researchers with support in pursuing and administering research funding. The Office facilitates the research efforts of UNSW staff by assisting with applications for grants and fellowships, the negotiation of research contracts and the administration of externally funded funds.

General Enquiries
 
T | +61 9385 7230
E | mygrants.gmo@unsw.edu.au
W | /research-grants-and-contracts-rgc
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Debbie Docherty Director, Research Grants and Contracts
+61 2 9385 5249
d.docherty@unsw.edu.au

Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre

The Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre houses major instrumentation used by researchers in the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Engineering for the study of the structure and composition of biological, chemical and physical materials. The Centre also does specialist consulting work for external clients. In addition, it provides the technical/professional support for the instruments.

General Enquiries
T | +61 2 9385 4646
F | +61 2 9385 4663
E | analytical@unsw.edu.au
W | http://www.analytical.unsw.edu.au/
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Associate Professor Grainne Moran Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
+61 2 9385 4642
g.moran@unsw.edu.au

Researcher Development Unit

The Researcher Development Unit (RDU) has the main responsibility for researcher training and development at UNSW. 

General Enquiries
E | researcherdevelopment@unsw.edu.au
W | /researcher-development-unit-rdu
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Cecilia Stenstrom Director, RDU
+61 2 9385 4277
c.stenstrom@unsw.edu.au
+61 2 9385 6545

Research Ethics Compliance and Support

The Research Ethics Compliance and Support (RECS) team coordinates committees and processes for research involving humans, animals, gene technology and radiation safety and provides advice on legislative and other requirements in these areas.

General Enquiries

W | /research-ethics-compliance-support | contact RECS

E | Please direct your query to the relevant area: humanethics@unsw.edu.au | animalethics@unsw.edu.au | animalcare@unsw.edu.au | genetechnology@unsw.edu.au | 

radiationsafety@unsw.edu.au | drones@unsw.edu.au | exportcontrols@unsw.edu.au

Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Dr Ted Rohr Director, RECS
+61 2 9385 4235
ted.rohr@unsw.edu.au

Research Strategy Office

The Research Strategy Office (RSO) aims to enhance UNSW’s research performance and profile by identifying opportunities for research funding (including awards and fellowships) and maximising the opportunity for success by advising and directly assisting researchers with the development of high quality applications. The RSO also provides strategic leadership in the identification, establishment and effective management of local and international research partnerships.

General Enquiries
T | +61 2 9385 5600
F | +61 2 9385 6545
E | Please direct your query to the relevant area: Grants.RSO@unsw.edu.au, MedicalGrants.RSO@unsw.edu.au, Linkage.RSO@unsw.edu.au, InternationalResearch@unsw.edu.au
W | /research-strategy-office
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Dr Alison Butt Director, Research Strategy Office
T: +61 2 9385 1450 
alison.butt@unsw.edu.au

 


Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Professor Nicholas Fisk, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is responsible for the strategic research direction and overall research performance of the University, and in particular, maintaining and advancing the University's profile in research and research training, as well as technology transfer.
General Enquiries
T | +61 2 9385 7995
F | +61 2 9385 8008
E | DVCResearch@unsw.edu.au
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Professor Nicholas Fisk

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

+61 2 9385 7995
DVCResearch@unsw.edu.au
Suzanne Simpson Executive Assistant
+61 2 9385 3277
dvcrea@unsw.edu.au
Daniel Owens Executive Director (Research)
+61 2 9385 7230
research.services@unsw.edu.au
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Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) provides strategic leadership and support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in the generation of external research income and improving UNSW’s overall research performance, and in attracting and retaining outstanding academic staff, research only staff and higher degree research students to UNSW.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) is also responsible for UNSW’s international research strategy, research partnerships including affiliated research institutes, eResearch strategy, research ethics and safety and effective promotion of the University’s research capability and research profile.
The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) acts in the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in their absence.

General Enquiries

T | +61 2 9385 5638
F | +61 2 9385 6545
E | c.abouarrage@unsw.edu.au
Name Position Phone / Email
Claudia Abouarrage Project Officer and Executive Assistant
+61 2 9385 5638
c.abouarrage@unsw.edu.au

Office of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

Associate Professor Grainne Moran, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) provides strategic leadership and support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in overseeing the centrally managed shared research facilities at UNSW. The PVC (Research Infrastructure) is also responsible for strategy and policy relating to research infrastructure in general, including internal and external infrastructure funding schemes and effective operation, development and financial sustainability of infrastructure.

The PVC (Research Infrastructure) portfolio includes the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre, the central unit managing major shared experimental research facilities across UNSW, for Research Technology Services (including HPC) and for research infrastructure projects and services more broadly across the University.

General Enquiries

T | +61 2 9385 3213
F | +61 2 9385 6545
E | pvcresin@unsw.edu.au
W | /pro-vice-chancellor-research-infrastructure
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Associate Professor Grainne Moran Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
+61 2 9385 4642
g.moran@unsw.edu.au
Julia Muenchhoff Project Officer
j.muenchhoff@unsw.edu.au
Avril Clarkson Executive Assistant
+61 2 9385 3213
a.clarkson@unsw.edu.au
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