Unit Contacts Directory

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



Grants Management Office

Responsible for the management of grant applications and post-award funding, including grants, contracts, consulting research and internal funding
Research Ethics and Compliance Support Supporting clear processes for research involving humans, animals, gene technology and radiation safety, all of which are linked to research integrity and its underpinning principles
Research Analysis, Performance and Profile Office Providing strategic advice and data on the University’s research performance and its position in various world university rankings systems

Research Strategy and Partnerships Office

Provides high level support to UNSW researchers and external partners to enhance the University’s research performance and profile. 

Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre

Houses major instrumentation used by Science, Medicine and Engineering researchers, provides specialist consulting work for external clients and 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.

Graduate Research School

Provides full range of services to support postgraduate research students and supervisors

Executive Units


Office of the 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                                                    
Executive Director (Research)
  • responsibility for the effective strategic and operational management of the Division of Research’s support functions including finance, IT, health & safety, risk management, human resources, communications, and plays a key role in ensuring the implementation and advancement of the UNSW research strategy

  • responsibility for overseeing the Research Analysis, Performance and Profile Office, the Researcher Recognition Office, the Research Systems & Solutions Office and the Divisional Support Office.