Research Infrastructure Services & Contacts

The Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

Functions of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research Infrastructure (PVCRI)

As Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure), Professor Grainne Moran is responsible for strategy, policy, and advice relating to research infrastructure. Her Office is also responsible for provision of shared research facilities and equipment, funding schemes, and associated technology services. The major services and themes supported by her Office are:

The UNSW shared research infrastructure model promotes collaborative use of equipment, expertise, facilities and services as well as coordinated access to major national and international research facilities or consortia in order to enable researchers at UNSW to undertake excellent research and deliver innovative outcomes.

The PVCRI Team

Name Position Ext Email
Grainne Moran Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) 54642
Avril Clarkson Executive Assistant to PVCRI 53213
Luc Betbeder-Matibet Director, Research Technology Services 51216
Claudia Hillenbrand Director, Research Imaging NSW 51496
Malcolm France Director, Animal Services -
Peter Cumpson Executive Director, Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre 54850
Gabriel Caus Senior Infrastructure Manager 54129
Joachim Mai High Performance Computing (HPC) Data Manager -
Jacky Cho Project Officer 52820
Jake Surman Research Data Specialist 51752
Julia Muenchhoff Program Manager 52979
Alper Yasar Project Officer 57785
Yvette Stroud Project Officer -
Meg Jeffs Administrative Officer -


Contact Details

For general enquiries, please contact or call +61 2 9065 9905.

For enquiries regarding High Performance Computing (HPC) and other Research Computing, please contact

Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)
Level 4, South Wing, Rupert Myers Building (M15)
UNSW Kensington Campus NSW 2052