Unit Contacts Directory

Who to Contact in the Division of Research

This page provides links to the staff directories for each of the key units within the Division of Research at UNSW.

Administrative and Support Units

                 UNIT                                                     KEY ROLES
Graduate Research School
  • provides full range of services to support postgraduate research students and supervisors
Grants Management Office
  • assists the University's researchers with:
          • applications for grants and fellowships
          • negotiation of research contracts
          • administration of externally funded funds
Research Ethics and Compliance Support (RECS)
  • provides full management services for ethics applications and monitoring
Research Strategy Office
  • identifies opportunities for research funding (including awards and fellowships) and advises or directly assists with development of high quality applications
UNSW Centres Secretariat
  • Secretariat for UNSW's Research, Teaching Program and Community Centres and Institutes
  • part of Research Strategy Office
Research Partnerships
  • provides strategic leadership in identification, establishment and management of research partnerships including industry, government and other external partners (inc. medical research and affiliated institutions)
  • responsible for UNSW’s participation in contract research, consulting, multi-venture initiatives and philanthropic research partnerships
Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre
  • houses major instrumentation used by Science, Medicine and Engineering researchers
  • provides specialist consulting work for external clients
  • provides technical/professional support (including training) for the instruments
Training & Development
  • training and development programs offered for research staff and students by Researcher Development and other units within the Research Division
NewSouth Innovations
  • works with University researchers and commercial partners to bring results of UNSW research, innovation and invention to market
Research Analysis, Performance and Profile Office
  • dedicated unit established to support the goal of continuously improving UNSW's position as a leading research intensive university in Australia.



Executive Units

                       UNIT                                             KEY ROLES
Office of the Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • responsible for strategic research direction and overall research performance of the University
Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
  • provides strategic leadership and support to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in:
          • generation of external research income and improving UNSW’s overall research performance
          • attracting and retaining outstanding academic staff, research only staff and Higher Degree Research (HDR) students to UNSW
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) & Dean of Graduate Research
  • executive responsibility for the Graduate Research School
  • provides leadership and support to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) in all strategy and policy matters relating HDR candidates