University-wide research contacts

Find your faculty's local grants coordinators, research managers, agreement administrators, publications coordinators and commercial engagement contacts on your Faculty's research funding contacts page.

Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) contacts.

  • Major Initiatives

    All queries and communications can be directed to ric-majorinitiatives@unimelb.edu.au.

    All ARC LIEF related queries and communications can be directed to arc-lief@unimelb.edu.au

    NameRolePhone
    Renae Carolin Manager, Major Initiatives+61 3 8344 2039
    Anita Vecchies Team Leader, Research Initiatives (on leave, returning September 2019) +61 3 8344 2054
    Melanie HorderTeam Leader, Research Initiatives+61 3 9035 8379
    Melissa GlenisterSenior Grants Officer+61 3 9035 9618
    Michelle Kendall Senior Major Initiatives Officer +61 3 8344 4385
    Stephanie WoodrowSenior Grants Officer+61 3 83449722
    Gary Nguyen Major Initiatives Officer +61 3 8344 8365
    Gavan Holloway Major Initiatives Officer +61 3 8344 3954
      

  • RIC Contracts Team


    For initial or general enquiries, please write to ric-contracts@unimelb.edu.au

    Contracts Team
    Shaun Blacker
    Manager, Research Contracts
    +61 3 9035 3384
    Senior Contracts Officers
    Benjamin Dendle - Team Leader - Senior Contracts Officer (HASS) +61 3 8344 6643
    Laura Arfi - Senior Contracts Officer (MDHS & FVAS) +61 3 8344 8557
    Zac Cooper - (Acting) Senior Contracts Officer (Science & ABP) +61 3 8344 3970
    Sam Hatfield - Senior Contracts Officer (MSE) +61 3 8344 3516
    Maja Ristovska - Senior Agreements Advisor (Grants) +61 3 9035 4355
    Contracts Officers
    Matt Gotch +61 3 8344 9203
    Henry Dow +61 3 8344 4228
    Dineli Ranaraja-Ranasinghe +61 3 9035 3392
    Joseph Huntley +61 3 90359844
    Project Set-up (Themis)
    Christine James - Team Leader, Project Set-up +61 3 8344 6528
    Angela Khoury - Contracts Officer UOMC Finance +61 3 9035 4099 Mon, Wed, Thur
    Hass Rathnasekara - Contracts Officer Themis +61 3 8344 8712
    Stefan Hristovski - Contracts Officer Themis +61 3 8344 4761
    Research Agreements
    Tina Gigliotti Research Agreements Data Management Integrity Officer +61 3 834 48569
    Daniel Perri Research Agreements Funding Opportunities Assistant +61 3 8344 1768
    Nita Clarke Research Agreements Assistant +61 3 8344 1416
    Assistant Contracts Officers
    Phoebe Lin +61 3 9035 3030 Tues, Wed, Thur
    Sophie-Isabella Chalet +61 3 8344 6319 Tues, Wed, Thur
    Leonard Krasny +61 3 90356773 Tues, Wed, Fri
    Edison Ponari +61 3 903 59908 Mon, Tues, Thur
    Amy Ryan +61 3 8344 5214
    Connor Healy

  • ARC, Philanthropic, Primary Industries and Internal (APPII) Grants

    ARC grants (Discovery Projects, Discovery Indigenous, DECRA, Linkage and Future Fellowship), Philanthropic, Primary Industry and Internal Grants  For ARC, Internal Grants and other Australian grant scheme information please refer to scheme pages

    DetailsEmail
    ARC Discovery Projects, ARC Future Fellowships and Discovery Indigenous ric-arcdiscovery@unimelb.edu.au
    ARC DECRA ric-arcdecra@unimelb.edu.au
    ARC Linkage Projects ric-arclinkage@unimelb.edu.au
    ARC Progress and Final reports ric-arcreporting@unimelb.edu.au
    Philanthropic Grants ric-philanthropicgrants@unimelb.edu.au
    Primary Industry Grants ric-primaryindustrygrants@unimelb.edu.au
    Internal Grants (except McKenzie Fellowships) ric-internalgrants@unimelb.edu.au
    McKenzie Fellowship Internal Grants mckenzie-application@unimelb.edu.au
    NameRoleContact
    Leah Mount Manager Research Grants (On Maternity Leave) +61 3 8344 2012
    Angela Baklavas Acting Manager, Research Grants +61 3 8344 2018
    Lyndal NicholsonActing Team Leader and Philanthropic Grants Officer+61 3 9035 4368
    Elizabeth MorfeSenior Grants Officer+61 3 8344 2064
    Scott ChambersGrants Officer+61 3 8344 5839
    Carina Nandlal Grants Officer (Wednesday - Friday) +61 3 8344 1761      
    Annabel CooksonPrimary Industries Grants Officer+61 3 8344 2061
    Kim TurnerInternal Grants Officer+61 3 8344 2708
    Trish Kendal Grants Officer +61 3 9035 5026
    Kristie JacksonGrants Officer (Tuesday and Thursday) 
    Veronica LoewGrants Officer+61 3 8344 8236
    Emma VollertGrants Officer+61 3 8344 2064
    Amy RyanGrants Officer (Monday, Thursday and Friday)+61 3 8344 5214
    Lachlan SmithGrants Officer+61 3 9035 3258

  • Health and Medical Grants

    NHMRC and Australian health and medical grants (except philanthropic grants). For NHMRC and other Australian grant scheme information please refer to scheme pages

    EmailDetails
    nhmrc-project@unimelb.edu.au Applications for NHMRC Ideas, Clinical Trial and Cohort Studies, Synergy, Development, Partnership Projects, Targeted & Urgent Call and Program schemes
    nhmrc-people-support@unimelb.edu.au Applications for NHMRC Scholarships and Investigator Grants
    ric-medapps@unimelb.edu.au Applications for all other Australian health and medical grant schemes (except philanthropic grants)
    ric-medresearch@unimelb.edu.auPostaward for Australian health and medical grant funding (except philanthropic)
    NameRolePhone
    Frank Anastasopoulos Manager, Research Grants +61 3 8344 8208
    Anne Coco Team Leader, Research Grants +61 3 8344 8265
    Sophie Cleaves

    Senior Grants Officer  - Currently on secondment

    +61 3 9035 4878      
    Shannen LauSenior Grants Officer+61 3 8344 3206
    Anna Giannios Grants Officer +61 3 8344 2608
    Mahesh Sundar Grants Officer +61 3 9035 4440
    Patrick Heng Grants Officer+61 3 8344 7870
    Ken ChoongGrants Officer - Currently on secondment+61 3 9305 8763
    Sam FernandoGrants Officer+61 3 8344 6631
    Jordan McNallyAdmin Officer+61 3 8344 7014

  • International Grants

    Contact the International Grants team via ric-international@unimelb.edu.au

    NamePosition
    Jessica Brody Acting Manager, Research Grants (International)

    Sally Dickinson

    Senior Officer (International)

    Blake Plowman

    Grants Officer (International)

    Aimee Smith

    Grants Officer (International)

    Sohni Jain  

    Assistant Grants Officer (International)

  • Major Initiatives, Grants and Contracts feedback or concerns

    Researchers who would like to raise concerns or provide feedback on the service they received from the Major Initiatives, Contracts and Grants team (MICG) are encouraged to contact the Director of MICG, David Robson.

  • Research ethics and integrity

    Research Ethics and Integrity is the University's main point of contact for issues relating to animal welfare, animal and human ethics, research integrity, research misconduct, gene technology, biosafety, quarantine, and export controls.

    Find all research ethics and integrity resources and contacts on the Research Ethics and Integrity website.

  • Commercial engagement

    Business Development Directors and Managers with senior industry experience are embedded within all faculties. They are your entry point to a range of University services that support the academic community to engage with industry, pursue research sponsorship and tender opportunities, develop contract research proposals, protect and commercialise intellectual assets.

    If you are unable to get in touch with any of your local faculty contacts, you can contact Andrew Maxwell for assistance you with your enquiry.

    Your local faculty contacts

    Custom education - for all academic divisions

    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

    Faculty of Arts

    Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

    Faculty of Business and Economics

    Melbourne Graduate School of Education

    Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science

    Faculty of VCA and MCM

    Melbourne Law School

    • Jennifer Sutton, Senior Business Development Manager, Law and Melbourne School of Government

    Faculty of Science

    Melbourne School of Engineering

    BIO 21 Institute

  • Tenders and project support

    Andrew Maxwell, Team Leader, Project Officer

  • Technology licensing and intellectual property

    Technology transfer and licensing, and intellectual property enquiries

    Lachlan Wilson, Associate Director, Technology Transfer & Licensing