Managing Your Contract/Consultancy

Contract Research, Consultancies and Other Agreements

UNSW provides comprehensive support with contract research, consultancies and other agreements from pre to post award. 

The Research Contracts Office in Research Grants and Contracts assists UNSW researchers with preparation, review, negotiation and sign-off on agreements relating to contract research and consultancy, provides technical and research services to industry, government and multilateral agencies both in Australia and internationally. Our experience extends across Asia, the Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Services range from short-term, one-person assignments through to multidisciplinary, long-term projects with large teams and multi-million dollar budgets. We follow projects from inception, including preparation of proposals and tender submissions, through to completion. You can search for a suitable expert by name or keyword, or contact the Research Contracts Office for assistance.

This includes advice in relation to building successful client relationships and establishing pathways that increase collaborative opportunities with external organisations.

The team also provides advice and support with:

  • preparation of proposals and tender submissions

  • Templates for research agreements with external organisations

Contacts and Further Information

  • For assistance with these processes, including having a research agreement reviewed or drafted, please forward a request to with as much relevant background information as possible.

  • All researchers and research administrators at UNSW can access the InfoEd grants management system to assist them in managing their funded contract research/consultancy. Follow the link for assistance with InfoEd.