Consulting and Research with Industry

The University of Queensland Consulting and Research Expertise can help maximise your commercial consulting and contract research opportunities by providing an exceptional range of support services to ensure engaging with industry is a positive, meaningful and rewarding experience.

As a UQ researcher your skills and expertise are highly sought after by the private and public sectors. Organisations want your expertise for its independence, integrity and impartiality. They want access to leaders in their fields, cutting-edge knowledge and facilities.

While most projects are generated by our commercial clients, we can also work with you on an existing project or if a client contacts you directly.

We can also put you in touch with other academics to collaborate on larger projects, so together you provide clients with a comprehensive solution to their needs.

We support you by providing:

  • Timely contract arrangements.

  • A consultancy pricing tool.

  • Contract negotiation and review.

  • Risk management advice.

  • Quality assurance.

  • Project financial management and reporting.

  • Templates for tenders and reports.

Case Studies

Planning Services - Engaging academic expertise and supporting student learning

Research helps to uncover a remedy from the rainforest

Workplace Health & Safety - Innovative health and safety services, expertise and facilities

UQ Materials Performance and Investigations - Increasing the availability of locomotives and rollingstock

Looking to the past, to inform the future

Interested in consulting through Consulting and Research Expertise?

Contact Chris Gourlay