Research services

For all your research assessment queries, including:

  • support for internal ACU grants and funding schemes;
  • policies and procedures;
  • University Research Committee;
  • SPSS software inquiries.


For all your research contracts queries, including:

  • contract development;
  • contract administration.


For all your ethics queries, including:

  • advice on ethical and governance issues;
  • Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).

T: +61 2 9739 2646


For all your research finance queries relating to operating and internal grants (research portfolio only and faculty staff that receive DVCRE Support), please contact us at:


For all your research finance queries relating to externally funded research projects, please contact us at:


For all your research grants queries, including:

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

T: +61 2 9739 2530


For all post-award queries, please contact us at:

T: +61 2 9739 2530


For all your research reporting queries, including:

  • research data collection and provision of internal and external reports.

T: +61 3 9953 3838


For all your research systems queries, including:

  • 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;
  • works with other University system areas to support data integration.

T: +61 3 9953 3674


For all your eResearch enquiries, including:

  • advice on data management plans, privacy laws, and arrangements for research publications
  • tools to increase productivity or aid collaboration
  • resources to assist your research.


Higher Degree Research

For all your higher degree research queries, including:

  • HDR supervision accreditation;
  • HDR supervision training. 

T: +61 2 9739 2588


For all your higher degree research candidature queries, including:

  • variations to candidature;
  • administrative process;
  • scholarship payments.

T: +61 3 9953 3156


For all your academic higher degree research queries, please contact your faculty Associate Dean (Research):

Faculty Email
Faculty of Education and Arts
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Theology and Philosophy
Faculty of Law and Business

Research partnerships

For all your research partnership queries, including:

  • how to begin a formal partnership or collaboration with industry.


Contact us at ACU Catalyst to discuss partnership opportunities.

To contact a specific staff member, search the staff directory

Page last updated on 23/07/2023

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