Office of Sponsored Research leadership team

Nicole Thompson
Director, Office of Sponsored Research
director.management@research.uq.edu.au 
+61 7 334 67920
Vacant
Deputy Director, Office of Sponsored Research

+61 7 334 69988
Kate Hellings
Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Internal Initiatives)
k.hellings@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676
Dr Richard Kim
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives)
r.kim@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
Lisa Bolton
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical Initiatives)
l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789

Faculty portfolios

Business, Economics and Law (BEL) grants
Dr Sarah Forbes
BELgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) grants
Danielle Le Poidevin
EAITgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53519
Health and Behaviour Sciences (HABS) grants
Tiffany Joyce
HABSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57493
Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) grants
Karen Stuggins
HASSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Clinical Schools, CHSR, OME) grants
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
medicinegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560
Medicine 2 (CIPDD, UQCCR and Biomedical Sciences) grants
Dr Kathleen Cato
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (CHRC, Public Health) grants
Dr Lilia Bernede
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007
Science 1 (SCMB, SMP, Biological Sciences, and SEES) grants
Dr Nathan King
Sciencegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57594
Science 2 (SAFS and SVS) grants
Rylie Moran
Sciencegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554

Institute portfolios

Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) grants
Taina Lloyd
aibngrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 67005
Global Change Institute (GCI) grants
Karen Stuggins
GCIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) grants
Dr John Gunders
IMBgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) grants
Karen Stuggins
ISSRgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
MRI-UQ grants
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
MRI-UQgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI) grants
Belinda Watanabe

QAAFIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) grants
Dr Kathleen Cato
QBIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) grants
Dr Astrid Whitbread
SMIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
UQ Diamantina Institute (DI) grants
Dr Lilia Bernede
DIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007

Other specialist portfolios

ARC Linkage Projects
Dr Sarah Forbes (EAIT and Science)
Belinda Watanabe (All other faculties and institutes)
Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
+61 7 334 69966
Industry Grants
Dr Sarah Forbes
Danielle Le Poidevin (Innovation Connections)
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
+61 7 336 53519
CRC Project Funding
Dr Astrid Whitbread
CRCgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675 
Queensland Government Project Funding
Dr Meaghan Douglas
qldgovtschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
International Grants
Taina Lloyd
Veronica Brancatini
internationalgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 67005
+61 7 336 54582
Research Fellowships (ARC)
Rylie Moran
ARCfellowships@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554
Research Fellowships (NHMRC)
Veronica Brancatini
NHMRCfellowships@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54582
Research Fellowships (Other)
Taina Lloyd (Health/Biomedical)
Dr John Gunders (Qld Government and Non-Health/Biomedical)
fellowshipgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 67005
+61 7 336 54009
Prestige Fellowships
Deb Brian
pri@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
Research Awards and Prizes
Deb Brian
researchawards@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
ARC Centres of Excellence, SRIs, and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres (ITRP)
Dr Richard Kim
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
ARC ITRP - Post Award
Belinda Watanabe
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966
ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) and Major Infrastructure (ACRF, NCRIS)
Dr Meaghan Douglas
rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
Research Donations
Deb Brian
resdon@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
UniQuest Subcontracts
Linda Maher
unicomm@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69028
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)
Veronica Brancatini
CAIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54582

Internal schemes

UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants

UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards (UQFREA)

UQ Development Fellowships

UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants

UQ Research Facilities Infrastructure Grants (RFIG)

UA: Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme

UQ - FAPESP Strategic Research Fund SPRINT

UQ Collaboration and Industry Engagement Fund (CIEF)

Historical UQ internal schemes

Antonia Medhurst

internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477

UQ VCRTF and VCRFF
Dr John Gunders
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
QED
Kate Hellings
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676

Administration support

Administration Assistant and Reception
Cristina Risco
c.risco@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53560
Administration Assistant and Reception
Karen Lucas
k.lucas@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53784
Administration Officer, Grants
Naomi Epstein
n.epstein@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64413