Vice-President, Research

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Grant Stanley
Grant Stanley

Professor Grant Stanley
Phone: 07 4923 2242

Dr Lynette Browning, Executive Officer
Phone:  08 8378 4509

Ms Karen Chapman, Executive Assistant
Phone: 07 4923 2372

About the Vice-President, Research

The Vice-President, Research is a member of the CQUniversity Australia executive team and a key strategist responsible for shaping and implementing the University's vision of excellence in research and innovation. As a member of the executive team, the Vice-President plays a major role in CQUniversity's future strategic research direction and performance. The Vice-President's focus is on strategic planning, capacity-building, quality assurance and evaluation, to achieve the University's research and innovation goals. The Vice-President, Research is also responsible for the governing committee for research, development and implementation of policies, compliance with regulations and reporting and responding to sector changes that affect research and the University, ensuring the University's national and international research profile continues to grow and for fostering a research culture that encourages innovation, quality performance and engagement.

About Professor Grant Stanley

Professor Stanley arrived at CQUniversity Australia in 2010 as the Dean of Medical and Applied Sciences and is currently the Vice-President, Research. Grant holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Melbourne and has a background in Applied Microbiology/Biochemical Engineering, with research interests in biofuels, especially the production of second generation bioethanol. He has experience in researching and teaching microbial metabolism, fermentation systems, bioreactor design and bioremediation. He has published more than 110 refereed and non-refereed papers, one international patent, has received a number of Category 1 funding grants and supervised 16 PhD students to completion. Professor Stanley has been on the organising committee of a number of national and international conferences, an Associate Editor of the journal 'Biotechnology for Biofuels', a Director on the Rail Manufacturing CRC Board and a member of the Queensland Expert Advisory Panel.