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
Dr Kirsten Lawrie
Senior Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Industry Grants)
k.lawrie@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966
Dr Richard Kim
Senior Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Flagships)
r.kim@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
Dr Tyrone Ridgway
Senior Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - Fellowships and Awards)
t.ridgway1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53784
Lisa Bolton
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical Initiatives)
l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789
Dr Simon Cashion
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - International Grants)
s.cashion@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453
Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Internal Initiatives) vacant
+61 7 334 60676

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
Dr 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
Vacant

QAAFIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58286
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) grants
Dr Shannon Tumataroa
QBIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) grants
Dr Kathie Cato
SMIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
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
Trish Adams

Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
+61 7 336 58286
Industry Grants
Dr Melanie Oey
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
CRC Projects (CRC-P) and CRCs
Dr Melanie Oey
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
Angi Mozer
internationalgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453
+61 7 334 67005
+61 7 334 31764
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Dr Jodi Clyde-Smith (Strategic Lead)
mrffgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69988
Research Fellowships (ARC)
Liang Zhao
Judith Johnston
ARCfellowships@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554
+61 7 334 60763
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
Dr Liang Zhao
pri@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554
Research Awards and Prizes
Judith Johnston
researchawards@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
ARC Centres and NHMRC/MRFF Strategic Programs
Dr Richard Kim 
Dr James Reid
Dr Michele Bastiani
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
+61 7 334 64477
+61 7 344 31763

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres (ITRP)
Dr Kirsten Lawrie
Trish Adams

industrycentres@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966
+61 7 336 58286

 

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
Deb Brian
resdon@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53489
UniQuest Subcontracts
Rachel Morgenbesser
unicomm@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 31454
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
Deb Brian

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)
UQ Research Facilities Infrastructure Grants (RFIG)
UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants

Deb Brian

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

Administration support

Reception
Karen Lucas
Steven Coghill

+61 7 336 53560
+61 7 334 62289
Administration Officers (Major Initiatives team) 
Cristina Risco
Rachel Morgenbesser
miadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31451
+61 7 334 31454
Administration Officer (Health and Biomedical Initiatives team)
Cindy Wu
Naomi Epstein
hbmadmin@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69017
+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