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 contracts, agreements, MoUs and other documents for Research Projects from grant awards or for unfunded research, for relationships with government and industry, for commercial projects, and for collaborations. We also assist with finalising research-related agreements for students, contract variations and any related issues.

The Research Contracts team can help you with:

  • identifying whether a contract is required
  • confirming with you the information to be included in the contract
  • preparing, developing, reviewing and negotiating research contracts
  • if required liaising with the University Office of General Counsel concerning any contract matters
  • the approval of and signatures to finalise 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

Heidi Wolfenden
+61 2 9739 2621


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