Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)


North Sydney Campus (MacKillop)
Tenison Woods House
8-20 Napier Street-Level 16 (532.16)
North Sydney NSW 2060


PO Box 968
North Sydney
NSW 2059

If you have a general enquiry, please call us on +612 9739 2293. 

Rosalie Devcich

Executive Officer (Research)

T: +612 9739 2943

Debbie Cooper

Administrative Officer

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Dr Julie Thorpe

(Acting) Research Executive Adviser

T: +612 9739 2510

Catherine Jones

Portfolio Coordinator

T: +612 9739 2588

Professor Wayne McKenna

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

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Professor James McLaren

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)

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  • Tools to support the research enterprise
  • eResearch support to the academic community
  • system support and development for the research management system (Research Master) and Orion.
  • research data collection and provision of internal and external reports.
  • works with other University system areas to support data integration.

For  your research systems queries

T +613 9953 3674

For all your research reporting queries

T +613 9953 3838

Rod Lewis

Senior Manager, Systems and Reporting
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Michael Murphy

Manager, Research Reporting
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Matt Dixon

Senior Research Systems Analyst
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Tanya Howard

Administrative Officer (Research Data Entry)
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John Montalto

Senior Research Systems Officer
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Angelique Perrin

Research Reporting Analyst
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Dr Dian Utami

Research Systems and Reporting Coordinator
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Anna Pocrnic

Administrative Officer – Research Data Entry

Responsible for:

  • pre-award and external research grants administration
  • external grants that satisfy the Higher Education Research Data Collection research definition
  • research contracts development and administration

For all your research grants queries

+61 2 9739 2530


Martin Kelly

(Acting) Grants Manager
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Dr June (Zhu) Chen

Senior Research Grants Officer
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Eva Garcia

Senior Research Grants Officer
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David Choi

Grants Project Officer
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Dr Jessica Gilbey

Manager, Research Grants (maternity leave)
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Responsible for:

  • research contracts development and administration

For all your research contracts queries

+61 2 9739 2293

Cathy Mathews

Manager, Research Contracts
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Catriona Thorpe

Senior Research Contracts Officer
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Cherilyn Liu

Senior Research Contracts Officer
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Support for research engagement and impact, internal ACU grants and funding schemes, policies and URC:

  • ERA assessment and research engagement and impact
  • internal grants assistance
  • policies and procedures
  • University Research Committee

For all your research assessment queries

E (ACURF inquiries and document submission)

E (Other internal funding and software (SPSS) inquiries)

Central point for advice on ethical and governance issues. Supports and advises:

  • Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)
  • research academics
  • student researchers.

For all your ethics queries

T +612 9739 2646


A/Prof Michael Baker

Chair, Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC)


Sebastian Gimenez

Manager, Research Ethics and Integrity
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Kylie Pashley

Senior Research Ethics Officer
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Responsible for:

  • HDR Orientation
  • 3 Minute Thesis Competition
  • HDR Supervisor Accreditation and training

For all your research services queries:

T +612 9739 2588


Catherine Jones

(Acting) Project Manager
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David Choi

Project Officer
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Manager,Research Finance

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Administers research higher degree candidature for:

  • prospective research candidates
  • enrolled research candidates

For all your candidature queries:

T: +61 3 9953 3156


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East Melbourne Victoria 3002


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Victoria 3065


Elizabeth Moon

Associate Director, User Experience
Student Administration


Leanne Watson

Coordinator, Candidature Services
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Chiara Condotta

Senior Candidature Officer, Candidature Services
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Nicole Reeves

Candidature Officer, Candidature Services
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