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
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
Dr Simon Cashion
Manager, Sponsored Research (Major Initiatives - International Grants)
s.cashion@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453
Lisa Bolton
Manager, Sponsored Research (Health and Biomedical)
l.bolton@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54789
Dr Sarah Forbes
Manager, Sponsored Research (STEM, HASS & BEL)
s.forbes@research.uq.edu.au (vacant until April 2020)
+61 7 334 60676

Faculty portfolios

Business, Economics and Law (BEL) grants
Rylie Moran
BELgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) grants
Dr Tinashe Chiurugwi 
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 Michele Bastiani
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 Christine Emsworth-Edwards
aibngrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344  31453
Global Change Institute (GCI) grants
Trish Adams 
GCIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 58268
Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) grants
Dr Christine Emsworth-Edwards
IMBgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31453
Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) grants
Rylie Moran
ISSRgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60672
Mater Research Institute (MRI-UQ) grants
Dr Melanie Oey
MRI-UQgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation (QAAFI) grants
Dr Kathie Cato

QAAFIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009 
Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) grants
Dr Christine Emsworth-Edwards 
QBIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31453
Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) grants
Dr Kathie Cato
SMIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54009
UQ Diamantina Institute (UQDI) grants
Dr Melanie Oey
DIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64560

Other specialist portfolios

ARC Linkage and SRI Projects
Dr Meaghan Douglas
Trish Adams

Linkage@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60671
+61 7 336 58268
Industry Grants
DrJohn Gunders 
industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
CRC Projects (CRC-P) and CRCs
Dr John Gunders
CRCgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60675
Queensland Government Project Funding
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
qldgovtschemes@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31774

International Grants
Dr Simon Cashion 
Taina Lloyd
Dr Melissa Brinums 
Angi Mozer

internationalgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 63453
+61 7 334 67005
+61 7 344 31765
+61 7 344 31764

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)
Dr Jodi Clyde-Smith (Strategic Lead)
Dr Richard Kim
Dr James Reid
mrffgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69988
+61 7 334 60737
+61 7 334 64477
Research Fellowships (ARC)
Dr 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)
Kate Sunners
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
Deb Brian

researchawards@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60763
+61 7 336 53489
ARC Centres
Dr Richard Kim 
Dr James Reid
centresgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 60737
+61 7 334 64477
NHMRC Strategic Grants
Dr Rehan Villani
Dr James Reid
NHMRC@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31763
+61 7 334 64477

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 58268

Research Infrastructure grants
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson
rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31774

Research Donations
Lisa Bolton
Cindy Wu 
Naomi Epstein

resdon@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 57489
+61 7 334 69017
+61 7 334 64413
UniQuest Subcontracts
Rachel Morgenbesser

industrygrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31454

Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI)
Dr Christine Emsworth-Edwards
CAIgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31453

Internal schemes

UQ Early Career Researcher (ECR) Grants
UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards
UQ Amplify and UQ AWARE

Historical UQ Internal Schemes


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

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

rifgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31774
Dr Marie-Louise Johnson


UA: Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme (UA DAAD)

UQ-FAPESP Strategic Research Fund SPRINT

internationalgrants@research.uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31765
Dr Melissa Brinums

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 7 344 31454
Administration Officer (STEM, HASS, BEL)
Linda Maher


+61 7 334 69028

Administration Officer (Health and Biomedical 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