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
Dr Sarah Forbes
Acting Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Internal Initiatives)
s.forbes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676
Dr Richard Kim
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Flagships and Fellowships)
r.kim@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
Geoff Bianchi
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Linkage)
g.bianchi@uq.edu.au
+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 Sarah Forbes
BELgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676
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
Karen Stuggins
HASSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Clinical Schools, CHSR, OME) grants
Lisa Wittenhagen
medicinegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31452
Medicine 2 (Public Health, CHRC and Biomedical Sciences) grants
Dr Kathleen Cato
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (UQCCR including CIPDD) grants
Melissa Brinums
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 John Gunders
Sciencegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009

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
Melissa Brinums
IMBgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) grants
Karen Stuggins
ISSRgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Mater Research Institute (MRI-UQ) grants
Dr Lilia Bernede
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
Dr Kathleen Cato
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
Dr Lilia Bernede
DIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

Other specialist portfolios

ARC Linkage Projects
Danielle Le Poidevin (EAIT)
Dr Meaghan Douglas (All Faculties/Institutes non-EAIT)
Geoff Bianchi (Primary/Round Coordinator)
Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
+61 7 334 60671
+61 7 334 69966
Industry Grants
Nora Foley
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
CRC Projects (CRC-P) and CRCs
Danielle Le Poidevin
CRCgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
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)
Veronica Brancatini (Operational Lead)
mrffgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54582
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 Liang Zhao (Health/Biomedical)
Deb Brian (Qld Government and Non-Health/Biomedical)
fellowshipgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554
+61 7 334 60763
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 7 336 54009
UniQuest Subcontracts
Linda Maher
unicomm@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69028
Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)
Dr Lilia Bernede
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

Antonia Medhurst (Post Award)

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

UQ Amplify
Tiffany Joyce (Pre Award)
Cristina Risco (Pre Award)
UQAmplify@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53489
+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 John Gunders (Pre Award)
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
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 (Secondary)
+61 7 336 53560
Administration Officer (Grants and Major Initiatives team)
Alice Greenwood
miadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
Acting Administration Officer (Major Initiatives team) 
Cristina Risco
miadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31451
Administration Officer (Grants and Health and Biomedical Initiatives team)
Naomi Epstein
hbmadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64413
Administration Officer (Grants and Major Initiatives team)
Tiffany Joyce
miadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53489

 

 

Contact

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

Contact hours
9am–5pm, Monday to Friday