The Research Contracts team, located at the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), is responsible for all of the University’s research contracts. These include grant and non-grant research agreements, research-related agreements for students, contract variations and any related issues.

The Research Contracts team assists with:

  • answering questions about whether a contract is required for research activities
  • preparing, developing, reviewing and negotiating research contracts
  • liaising with the University Office of General Counsel, other internal stakeholders, and external stakeholders concerning any contract matters
  • executing research contracts
  • distributing research contracts.

Contact details

Manager, Research Contracts

Cathy Mathews
+61 2 9739 2293

Senior Research Contracts Officer

Catriona Thorpe
+61 2 9465 9187

Senior Research Contracts Officer

Cherilyn Liu
+61 2 9739 2621


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