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Research Contact Information

All general correspondence should be directed to:

Research Division (Building 32 Level 2)
CQUniversity Australia
Bruce Highway
North Rockhampton QLD 4701
Australia

Staff Contacts and Roles

Grant Stanley (Vice-President, Research)

Phone: (07) 4923 2242
Email: vp-research@cqu.edu.au

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.

Dr Lynette Browning (Executive Officer & Coordinator Researcher Development)

Phone: (08) 8378 4509
Email: lynette.browning@cqu.edu.au

Lyn is the Executive Officer to the Vice-President (Research) and provides executive support including analytical, management, advisory and representative support across a wide range of strategic and operational matters. Lyn also manages the Researcher Development program.

Karen Chapman (Executive Assistant)

Phone: (07) 4923 2372
Email: k.chapman@cqu.edu.au

Karen is the Executive Assistant to the Vice-President (Research) and provides executive and administrative support to the Office of the Vice-President (Research).

Leslie Walker (Director, Office of Research)

Phone: (07) 4923 2463
Email: l.walker@cqu.edu.au

Mobile: 0437646812
Leslie leads and oversees the research services provided by the Research Division’s Office of Research to establish processes and systems to ensure effective management of the University’s research activities, particularly with regards to research grants, IP and commercialisation, ethics, research integrity, and research engagement. Leslie supports the Vice-President (Research) in the development, implementation, evaluation, monitoring and improvement of strategies and research-related policies, procedures and plans.

Tom Dixon (Solicitor - Research)

Phone: (07) 3023 4104
Email: research-legal@cqu.edu.au

Tom provides legal services to the Research Division, including review of research contracts and commercialisation agreements.

Richelle Coll (Manager, Research Performance & Analytics)

Phone: (07) 4923 2604
Email: research-performance@cqu.edu.au

Richelle manages the reporting and analytics portfolio for the Research Division and the strategic reporting requirements of the University including the ERA and HERDC collections.

Ben Leiper (Reporting Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9559
Email: research-performance@cqu.edu.au

Ben provides assistance to the Manager, Research Performance & Analytics with research performance data for internal and external reporting.

Josh Ariens (Coordinator - Research Partnerships)

Phone: (07) 4970 7330
Email: research-connect@cqu.edu.au

Josh provides and promotes links between the University and industry to establish and assist collaborative research partnerships.

Renee Mooney (Research Partnerships Officer)

Phone: (07) 4970 7626
Email: research-connect@cqu.edu.au

Renee assists the Coordinator - Research Partnerships to provide and promote links to develop research partnerships between the University and industry.

Sue Evans (Coordinator - Ethics)

Phone: (07) 4923 2603
Email: ethics@cqu.edu.au

Sue coordinates the ethics team to provide support of human and animal ethics clearance for research projects within the University and is Executive Officer to the following CQUniversity Committees: Human Research Ethics Committee (CQUniversityHREC), Animal Ethics Committee (CQUniversityAEC), and the Institutional Biosafety Committee.

Suzanne Harten (Ethics Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9128
Email: ethics@cqu.edu.au

Suzanne provides a range of professional and administrative services to various research related ethics committees and monitors compliance of human and animal ethics across the University. Suzanne is also the first point of contact for limited impact research in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Leanne O'Neill (Administration Officer - Ethics)

Phone: (07) 4923 2009
Email: ethics@cqu.edu.au

Leanne assists the Ethics Officers with manual and electronic data management, including entry to the database, archiving of completed projects and routine correspondence of the Human Research Ethics and Animal Ethics Committees.

Dr Lee Baker (Animal Welfare Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9489
Email: l.baker2@cqu.edu.au

If the above number does not answer, please phone the Ethics Office on (07) 4923 2603.
Dr Lee Baker provides critical advice, monitoring, supervision and training to the academic and technical services community in the care and use of animals used for teaching and research purposes. Lee works closely with the Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) to ensure the University maintains compliance with relevant legislation and regulations relating to animal health and wellbeing.

Christine Hanley (Coordinator - Research Grants)

Phone: (07) 4923 2070
Email: research-grants@cqu.edu.au

Christine manages the Research Grants team responsible for the provision of advice and support for University academic researchers applying for research grants and/or negotiating research contracts. Christine also oversees post-award administration for research grants.

Kelly Corry (Research Grants Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2214
Email: research-grants@cqu.edu.au

Kelly manages and administers the University’s external research grants.

Ann Moulds (Coordinator - Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA)

Phone: (07) 4923 2613
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Ann is the Coordinator of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative and support services to the University’s designated Research Centres and Institutes and to the Office of Research. Ann also manages and administers the University's internal research grants programs.

Michelle Hodda (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2364
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Michelle is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Tracey Kennedy (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2672
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Tracey is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Sharon Nouwens (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2735
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Sharon is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Ella Remana (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4970 7314
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Ella is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Sarah Arrowsmith (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4037 5145
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Sarah is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Diane Merrick (Research Administration Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9216
Email: research-cira@cqu.edu.au

Di is part of the Centre & Institute Research Administration (CIRA) team which provides administrative support services to the two designated research institutes and six designated research centres.

Professor Susan Kinnear (Dean, School of Graduate Research)

Phone: (07) 4930 9336
Email: s.kinnear@cqu.edu.au

The Dean, School of Graduate Research assists the Vice-President (Research) in providing academic leadership and strategic management of the University's research portfolio. The School of Graduate Research was established in July 2018, in recognition that research higher degree candidates are critical to the research capabilities and culture of the University. The SGR delivers the University's research training portfolio, including courses at graduate certificate, masters and doctoral levels.

Kath Milostic (Coordinator - Research Higher Degrees)

Phone: (07) 4923 2607
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Kath manages the School of Graduate Research (SGR) Team to ensure that effective and timely administrative support is provided to research high degree operations across the University.

Sarah Morgan (International Case Management Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 6392
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Sarah provides international RHD Candidate support and manages RHD Candidate scholarships and awards.

Natasha Toon (RHD International Case Management Officer)

Phone: (07) 4037 4789
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Tash supports International RHD Candidate support and manages RHD Candidate Scholarships and awards. (Tash is currently on leave until Feb 2020).

Stuart McCartney (RHD Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2602
Email: research-training@cqu.edu.au

Stuart coordinates all Research Training events and training sessions offered by the School of Graduate Research to RHD candidates and RHD supervisors.

Denise Davidson (RHD Officer)

Phone: (07) 4923 2228
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Denise manages all RHD Candidate final thesis submission, examination and conferrals as well as exit awards.

Kyle Muldoon (RHD Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9145
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Kyle manages RHD Candidate admissions (domestic) and all candidate enrolments (including prescribed unit enrolments).

Camille Ahern (RHD Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9210
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Camille coordinates RHD Candidate budgets, purchasing, funding and travel.

Meryck Smith (RHD Project Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9525
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Meryck provides administrative support across all areas of the School of Graduate Research.

Michael Evans (RHD Officer)

Phone: (07) 4930 9069
Email: sgr@cqu.edu.au

Mike manages the Confirmation of Candidature milestone for RHD Candidates.

Dr Teresa Moore (Senior Lecturer – School of Graduate Research)

Phone: (07) 4923 2309
Email: t.moore@cqu.edu.au

Teresa is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate Certificate in Research (GCR).

Dr Adam Rose (Lecturer – Graduate Certificate in Research)

Phone: (07) 4923 2000
Email: a.rose@cqu.edu.au

Adam is a Lecturer in the Graduate Certificate in Research (GCR).

Professor Santina Bertone (Deputy Dean Research, School of Business and Law)

Email: s.bertone@cqu.edu.au

Associate Professor Liz Ellison (Deputy Dean Research, School of Education and the Arts)

Email: ddr-edarts@cqu.edu.au

Professor Steve Moore (Deputy Dean Research, School of Engineering and Technology)

Email: ddr-set@cqu.edu.au

Professor Tania Signal (Deputy Dean Research, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences)

Email: ddr-hmas@cqu.edu.au

Associate Professor Tracy Flenady (Deputy Dean Research, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences)

Email: ddr-snmss@cqu.edu.au

Dr Amanda-Jane George (Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Business and Law)

Email: a.m.george@cqu.edu.au

Dr Joanne Dargusch (Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Education and the Arts)

Email: j.dargusch@cqu.edu.au

Dr Jo Luck (Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Engineering and Technology)

Email: j.luck@cqu.edu.au

Dr Nicole Flint (Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences)

Email: n.flint@cqu.edu.au

Dr Ashlyn Sahay (Postgraduate Research Coordinator, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences)

Email: a.sahay@cqu.edu.au

Professor Jenni Judd (Academy Lead Mentor)

Phone: 07 4150 7130
Email: j.judd@cqu.edu.au

Jenni is a Professor of Health Promotion and the Academy Lead Mentor. She is responsible for the academic and research skill building of First Nations RHD candidates and their supervisors and the mentoring of RHD candidates.

Dr Lorraine Tulele (Project Officer RHD Academy)

Phone: 07 4726 5394
Email: l.tulele@cqu.edu.au

Lorraine is the First Nations RHD Academy Coordinator and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the academy including planning, logistics, training and supporting First Nations RHD candidates.

Kirsten Walpole Sinnamon (Executive Assistant, Office of Indigenous Engagement)

Phone: 07 4930 6409
Email: k.walpole@cqu.edu.au

Kirsten is the Executive Assistant to Professor Adrian Miller, Deputy Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement) and Director of the First Nations RHD Academy. Kirsten provides executive and administrative support to the Office of Indigenous Engagement.