Division of Research Contact List

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

Contents

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

Units

Graduate Research School

The Graduate Research School provides the full range of services required to support both postgraduate research students and supervisors.

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
Lucy Jones Director, Graduate Research
+61 2 9385 7669
lucy.jones@unsw.edu.au
Lena Caruso Deputy Director
+61 2 9385 4048
l.caruso@unsw.edu.au

Grants Management Office

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

Research Strategy and Partnerships Office

The Research Strategy and Partnerships Office (RSPO) 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/or directly assisting with the development of high quality applications. The RSPO is also responsible for UNSW Research Centres and Institutes.

The Research Strategy and Partnerships Office also provides strategic leadership in the identification, establishment and effective management of research partnerships including industry, government, other external partners including medical research institutes and affiliated institutions, and is responsible for UNSW’s participation in productive contract research, consulting, multi-venture initiatives and philanthropic research partnerships.

General Enquiries
T | +61 2 9385 5600
F | +61 2 9385 6545
E | research.partnerships@unsw.edu.au
W | /research-strategy-and-partnerships-office-rspo
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Warwick Dawson Director, RSPO
+61 2 9385 7929
w.dawson@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
Birgit Wackerle Executive Assistant
+61 2 9385 3277
b.wackerle@unsw.edu.au
Daniel Owens Executive Director (Research)
+61 2 9385 7254
d.owens@unsw.edu.au
w | https://research.unsw.edu.au/executive-director-research

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 Office Manager 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 5638
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
Claudia Abouarrage Executive Assistant
+61 2 9385 5638
c.abouarrage@unsw.edu.au

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) & Dean of Graduate Research

Professor Laura Poole-Warren, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) & Dean of Graduate Research provides strategic leadership and support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in all matters relating higher degree research, early career researchers and researcher development. The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) is also responsible for strategy and policy relating to early career and higher degree researchers, including strategic national and international partnerships on higher degree training.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) has executive responsibility for the Graduate Research School and the Researcher Development Unit, the central units responsible for administration of HDR candidatures and for researcher training and development.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) acts in the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) during absence.

General Enquiries

T | +61 2 9385 5500
F | +61 2 9385 6238
E | enquiries.grs@unsw.edu.au
Executive Staff Contacts
Name Position Phone / Email
Professor Laura Poole-Warren Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) & Dean of Graduate Research
Please contact Claudia Abouarrage:
+61 2 9385 5638
c.abouarrage@unsw.edu.au
Claudia Abouarrage Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) & Dean of Graduate Research
+61 2 9385 5638
c.abouarrage@unsw.edu.au
Professor Jonathan Morris Deputy Dean of Graduate Research
+61 9385 9199
deputydean.gradresearch@unsw.edu.au
For appointments, please contact Dominique Motteux:
+61 2 9385 1672
d.motteux@unsw.edu.au
Lucy Jones Director, Graduate Research
+61 2 9385 7669
lucy.jones@unsw.edu.au
Lena Caruso Deputy Director
+61 2 9385 4048
l.caruso@unsw.edu.au
Cecilia Stenstrom  Director, Researcher Development
+61 2 9385 4277
c.stenstrom@unsw.edu.au
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