If you are unsure which section to contact or have general enquiries please call +61 7 336 53560.

 

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 59044
Professor Robyn Ward Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) +61 7 336 59044
Ms Janine Richards Director, Research Analysis and Operations +61 7 336 54445
Mr André Degreef Change Management Specialist +61 7 344 32013
Ms Wendy Whittington Executive Assistant to the DVC(R) +61 7 336 59044

 

Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 53609
Professor Alastair McEwan Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) (Acting) +61 7 336 53609
Ms Kate Murphy Executive Assistant to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor 
(Research)
+61 7 336 53609
Dr Susan O'Brien Research Integrity Manager +61 7 3346 6293
Dr Marc Kamke Research Integrity Officer +61 7 3346 9019

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

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Professor Stuart Crozier Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) +61 7 3365 3609
Dr Stephen Love Director, Research Infrastructure +61 7 344 31033
Ms Kate Murphy Executive Assistant to (PVC Research Infrastructure) +61 7 3365 3609

Office of Sponsored Research

Research Grants Unit Leadership Team Contact Telephone
Director, Office of Sponsored Research Nicole Thompson +61 7 334 67920
Manager, Sponsored Research (Prestige Initiatives) Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical) Lisa Bolton +61 7 336 54789
Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Linkages) Matthew Browne +61 7 334 69988
Manager, Sponsored Research 
(Research Fellowships and Internal Schemes)
Kate Hellings  +61 7 334 60676
Faculty Portfolios Contact Telephone
Business Economics & Law (BEL) Kirsten Lawrie +61 7 334 69966
Engineering Architecture & Information Technology
(EAIT)
Danielle Le Poidevin +61 7 336 53519
Health and Behavioural Sciences (HABS) Taina Lloyd +61 7 336 57493
Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Clinical Schools, CHSR, OME) Veronica Brancatini +61 7 336 54582
Medicine 2 (Biomedical Sciences) Taina Lloyd +61 7 336 57493
Medicine 2 (CIPDD, UQCCR) Nathan King +61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (CHRC, Public Health) Lilia Bernede +61 7 336 52007
Science 1 (SCMB, SMP and Biological Sciences) Kimberley Smith +61 7 334 57594
Science 2 (SAFS, SVS and SEES) Rylie Moran +61 7 334 67554
Institute Portfolios Contact Telephone
Australian Institute for Bioengineering & 
Nanotechnology (AIBN)
Sarah Forbes +61 7 336 58268
Global Change Institute (GCI) Danielle Le Poidevin +61 7 336 53519
Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) Marie-Louise Johnson +61 7 334 64560
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
MRI-UQ Nathan King +61 7 334 66217
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food 
Innovation (QAAFI)
Kirsten Lawrie +61 7 334 69966
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) Lilia Bernede +61 7 336 52007
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) Kathleen Cato +61 7 334 60672
UQ Diamantina Institute (DI) Marie-Louise Johnson +61 7 334 64560
Other Specialist Portfolios Contact Telephone
ARC Linkage Projects

Sarah Forbes

Kirsten Lawrie

+61 7 336 58268

+61 7 334 69966

Industry Grants

Sarah Forbes

Kirsten Lawrie

+61 7 334 58268

+61 7 334 69966

CRC Project Funding Kirsten Lawrie +61 7 336 69966 
Queensland Government Project Funding Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
Research Fellowships (ARC) John Gunders +61 7 336 54009
Research Fellowships (NHMRC) Kate Hellings +61 7 334 60676

Research Fellowships - (Health/Biomedical)

    - (Non-Health/Biomedical)

    - (Qld Government)

Kate Hellings

John Gunders

John Gunders

+61 7 334 60676

+61 7 336 54009

+61 7 336 54009

Prestige Fellowships Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
Research Awards and Prizes Richard Kim +61 7 334 60737
ARC Centres of Excellence - Post-award variations Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and 
Training Centres - Post-award variations
Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763
ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities 
(LIEF)
Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
Major Infrastructure (ACRF, NCRIS) Meaghan Douglas +61 7 334 60671
NHMRC Enabling Grants and Program Grants Lisa Bolton +61 7 336 54789    
Research Donations Deb Brian +61 7 334 60763
UniQuest Subcontracts Linda Maher +61 7 334 69028
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) Danielle Le Poidevin +61 7 334 53519
UQ Internal Schemes Contact Telephone
UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards (UQFREA) Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Academic Title Holders Research Fund Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ-Ochsner Seed Fund for Collaborative Research Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Collaboration and Industry Engagement Fund (CIEF) Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ Fellowships Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477

Universities Australia: Australia-Germany Joint Research

Cooperation Scheme

Vicki Sheehy +61 7 334 64477
UQ VCRTF and VCRFF John Gunders +61 7 336 54009
QED Kate Hellings +61 7 334 60676
Administrative Support Research Grants Unit Contact  Telephone
Administration Assistant and Reception Cristina Risco +61 7 336 53560
Administration Assistant and Reception Karen Lucas +61 7 336 53784
E-filing Assistant (Research Grants and Ethics) Sue Miller +61 7 334 60674

 

Research Partnerships Office

Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 53559
Mr Ian Harris Director, Research Partnerships +61 7 336 53559
Mrs Paulette Schmidt Executive Assistant to Director, Research Partnerships +61 7 336 53559
Ms Sally Beard Senior Administration Officer (Research Partnerships) +61 7 334 60739

Research Ethics

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Nicole Shively Director,
Research Ethics
+61 7 336 53571


Human Ethics Unit

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Dr Tamara Periera Human Ethics Coordinator +61 7 344 31656
Sendi Wings Administrative Assistant +61 7 344 31657
Anna Donaldson Human Ethics Coordinator +61 7 336 53924
Susannah Whiteside Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 54584
Michael Tse LNR Human Ethics Coordinator  +61 7 344 32102


Animal Ethics Unit

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Ms Jennie Levitt Animal Ethics Unit Coordinator +61 7 336 52713
Dr Michael Uren Consultant Veterinarian
Contact for Veterinary and monitoring matters.
+61 7 336 53617

Export Control and Autonomous Sanctions

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Nicole Shively Director,
Research Ethics
+61 7 336 53571

 

Graduate School

The Graduate School has responsibility for:

  • managing RHD admissions;
  • providing research scholarships;
  • supporting students during their candidature, including year-round skills training;
  • facilitating examination of theses.

See the Graduate School Contact Us page.

Research Legal

Name / email Position Title Telephone
  General Enquiries +61 7 336 58587 or +61 7336 54585
Ms Jane Malloch Head, Research Legal +61 7 334 69020
Ms Gail Roudenko Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 58587
Ms Madelyn Gilligan Administrative Assistant +61 7 336 54585
Research Legal can be contacted by:
New instructions for a matter involving the disclosure or receipt of confidential information: cda@research.uq.edu.au
New instructions for a matter involving the provision or receipt of physical material: mta@research.uq.edu.au
New instructions for any other matter involving research: newmatter@research.uq.edu.au
Email for general queries: legal.admin@research.uq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 336 58587
Fax: + 61 7 336 54455
Web address:  www.uq.edu.au/research/research-management/about-research-legal
Twitter: @UQ_RLS
Name / email Position Title Telephone
Ms Jane Malloch Head, Research Legal +61 7 334 69020
Ms Jocelyn Aboud (Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal

+61 7 334 60673
+61 7 334 64073

Ms Erica Davis (Mon - Wed) Legal Counsel, Research Legal & 
Legal Counsel, ISSR
+61 7 334 68846
Mrs Danielle (Dani) Milani (Wed - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 336 53969
Ms Catherine O'Donovan (Mon,Tues, Wed) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 336 53969
Ms Jill Penridge (Mon - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal  +61 7 334 64073
Ms Sabine Sand (Mon, Wed, Thurs) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60749
Ms Cristy Sun (Mon - Thurs) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60567
Ms Stephanie Surm (Mon - Fri) Legal Counsel, Research Legal +61 7 334 60641

Office of Research Integrity - PVC (Research)

Name / email Position Title Telephone Location
Dr Susan O'Brien Research Integrity Manager +61 7 334 66293 72-220
Dr Marc Kamke Research Integrity Officer +61 7 334 69109 72-220

Research Analysis

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Ms Janine Richards Director, Research Analysis and Operations +61 7 336 54445
Ms Bronwyn Crook Project Officer +61 7 336 51135
Mr Stephen Colhoun Manager, Research Data Analysis +61 7 336 53786
Ms Sue Manion Statistics Support Officer +61 7 336 54581

Research Operations

Name / email Position Title Telephone
Ms Janine Richards Director, Research Analysis and Operations +61 7 336 54445
Ms Melissa Brown Operations Manager +61 7 334 60570
Ms Siona Saplos Finance Officer +61 7 334 69017
Ms Wendy Whittington Executive Assistant to the DVC(R) +61 7 336 59044
Mrs Paulette Schmidt Executive Assistant to Director, Research Partnerships +61 7 336 53559
Ms Kate Murphy Executive Assistant to (PVC Research Infrastructure) +61 7 3365 3609
Ms Sue Miller E-Filing Assistant +61 7 334 60674

Related services (includes contacts for RPMs and FIRMs)

The following services are related to the functions of UQ Research and Innovation: