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
Deputy Director, Office of Sponsored Research (Acting)
j.clyde.smith@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69988

Dr Richard Kim
Manager, Sponsored Research (Prestige Initiatives)

r.kim@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737

Lisa Bolton
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical)

l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789

Dr Sarah Forbes
Manager, Sponsored Research (Discovery and Linkages) (Acting)

s.forbes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268

Kate Hellings
Manager, Sponsored Research 
(Research Fellowships and Internal Schemes)

k.hellings@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60676

Faculty portfolios

Business, Economics and Law (BEL) grants
Rylie Moran

BELgrants@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554

Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) grants
Danielle Le Poidevin

EAITgrants@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53519

Health and Behaviour Sciences (HABS) grants
Tania Lloyd

HABSgrants@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57493

Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) grants
Kathleen Cato
HASSgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Medicine 1 (Clinical Schools, CHSR, OME) grants
Veronica Brancatini
medicinegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54582
Medicine 2 (Biomedical Sciences) grants
Taina Lloyd
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57493
Medicine 2 (CIPDD, UQCCR) grants
Nathan King
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Medicine 2 (CHRC, Public Health) grants
Lilia Bernede
medicinegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007
Science 1 (SCMB, SMP and Biological Sciences) grants
Kimberley Smith
Sciencegrants1@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57594
Science 2 (SAFS, SVS and SEES) grants
Kimberley Smith
Sciencegrants2@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57594

Institute portfolios

Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) grants
Sarah Forbes

aibngrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268

Global Change Institute (GCI) grants
John Gunders

GCIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009

Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) grants
Marie-Louise Johnson

IMBgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) grants
Kathleen Cato
ISSRgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
MRI-UQ grants
Nathan King
MRI-UQgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66217
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI) grants
Kirsten Lawrie

QAAFIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) grants
Lilia Bernede

QBIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 52007
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) grants
Astrid Whitbread
SMIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
UQ Diamantina Institute (DI) grants
Marie-Louise Johnson
DIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

Other specialist portfolios

ARC Linkage Projects
Sarah Forbes
Kirsten Lawrie

Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
+61 7 334 69966

Industry Grants
Sarah Forbes
Kirsten Lawrie
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
+61 7 334 69966
CRC Project Funding
Kirsten Lawrie
CRCgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69966 
Queensland Government Project Funding
Meaghan Douglas
qldgovtschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
Research Fellowships (ARC)
Rylie Moran
ARCfellowships@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 67554
Research Fellowships (NHMRC)
Antonia Medhurst
NHMRCfellowships@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
Research Fellowships
Antonia Medhurst (Health/Biomedical)
Kathleen Cato (Non-Health/Biomedical)
John Gunders (Qld Government)
fellowshipgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64557
+61 7 334 60672
+61 7 336 54009
Prestige Fellowships
Richard Kim
pri@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
Research Awards and Prizes
Richard Kim
pri@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
ARC Centres of Excellence - Post-award variations
Deb Brian
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Training Centres - Post-award variations
Deb Brian
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
Meaghan Douglas
rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
Major Infrastructure (ACRF, NCRIS)
Meaghan Douglas
rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
NHMRC Enabling Grants and Program Grants
Lisa Bolton
l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789    
Research Donations
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)
John Gunders
CAIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009

Internal schemes

UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants
Vicki Sheehy

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

UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards (UQFREA)
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ Academic Title Holders Research Fund
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ-Ochsner Seed Fund for Collaborative Research
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ Collaboration and Industry Engagement Fund (CIEF)
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) Grants
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ Development Fellowships
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
Universities Australia: Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme
Vicki Sheehy
internalschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64477
UQ VCRTF and VCRFF
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

E-filing Assistant (Research Grants and Ethics)
Sue Miller

s.miller4@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60674

Administration Officer, Grants
Naomi Epstein
n.epstein@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64413