Office of Sponsored Research leadership team

Nicole Thompson
Director, Office of Sponsored Research
director.management@research.uq.edu.au 
+61 7 334 67920
Dr Jodi Clyde-Smith
Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sponsored Research
j.clyde.smith@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69988
Lisa Bolton
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical Initiatives)
l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789

Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Internal Initiatives)
vacant
+61 7 334 60676
Dr Richard Kim
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Flagships and Fellowships)
r.kim@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737

Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Industry Schemes)
vacant
+61 7 334 69966
Dr Simon Cashion
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - International Grants)
s.cashion@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453

Faculty portfolios

Business, Economics and Law (BEL) grants
Dr Kathie Cato
BELgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) grants
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
EAITgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53519
Health and Behavioural Sciences (HABS) grants
Julia Finnane
HABSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57493
Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) grants
Rylie Moran
HASSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Clinical Schools, CHSR, OME) grants
Dr Rehan Villani
medicinegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31452
Medicine 2 (Public Health, CHRC and Biomedical Sciences, including CIPDD) grants
Shannon Tumataroa
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (UQCCR) grants
Dr Hanna Reinebrant
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
Dr Kathie Cato
Sciencegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009

Institute portfolios

Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) grants
Dr Kathie Cato
aibngrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) Grants
Melissa Brinums
CAIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560
Global Change Institute (GCI) grants
Rylie Moran
GCIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) grants
Dr Hanna Reinebrant
IMBgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) grants
Rylie Moran
ISSRgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Mater Research Institute (MRI-UQ) grants
Melissa Brinums
MRI-UQgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI) grants
Nora Foley

QAAFIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) grants
Shannon Tumataroa
QBIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) grants
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
SMIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53519
UQ Diamantina Institute (UQDI) grants
Melissa Brinums
DIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

Other specialist portfolios

ARC Linkage Projects
Dr Meaghan Douglas 
Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
Industry Grants
Nora Foley
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
CRC Projects (CRC-P) and CRCs
Nora Foley
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
Dr Simon Cashion 
Taina Lloyd
internationalgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453
+61 7 334 67005
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Dr Jodi Clyde-Smith (Strategic Lead)
mrffgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69988
Research Fellowships (ARC)
Dr Liang Zhao
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)
Dr John Gunders
fellowshipgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
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 (COE) and Special Research Initiatives (SRIs)
Dr Richard Kim 
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres (ITRP)
Dr Richard Kim
industrycentres@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) and Major Infrastructure (ACRF, NCRIS)
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53519
Research Donations
Dr John Gunders
resdon@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
UniQuest Subcontracts
Linda Maher
unicomm@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69028
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)
Melissa Brinums
CAIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

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 DAAD)

UQ - FAPESP Strategic Research Fund SPRINT

UQ Collaboration and Industry Engagement Fund (CIEF)

Historical UQ internal schemes

internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53489

UQ Amplify
Dr John Gunders
Cristina Risco (Pre Award)
UQAmplify@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
+61 7 344 31451
UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards (UQFREA)
UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants
UQ - FAPESP Strategic Research Fund SPRINT
UA: Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (UQ DAAD)

Dr Sarah Forbes (Pre Award)
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676
UQ Research Facilities Infrastructure Grants (RFIG)
UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants

Dr Sarah Forbes (Pre Award)
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676

Administration support

Reception
Karen Lucas (Primary)
Linda Maher (Back-up)
Naomi Epstein (Back-up)
Cristina Risco (Back-up)
+61 7 336 53560
Acting Administration Officer (Major Initiatives team) 
Cristina Risco
miadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31451
Administration Officer (Health and Biomedical Initiatives team)
Naomi Epstein
hbmadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64413

 

 

Contact

Office of Sponsored Research
Cumbrae Stewart Building #72
The University of Queensland
Brisbane 4072

Contact hours
9am–5pm, Monday to Friday