Research Grants and Business Development

The CDU Research Grants and Business Development Team is part of the Office of Research and Innovation, are key players in the University’s business-style engagement with external stakeholders, both private and public sector, providing a single point-of-contact for outside bodies seeking to access University services in business development, consultancy, contract research and training delivery.

The Research Grants and Business Development Team have in-depth knowledge of the University and what it has to offer, and understand how business works and what businesspeople and government are looking for.

Furthermore, the Team has broad experience in putting the two together and identifying and facilitating innovative and effective collaborative solutions.

Whether it involves vocational education and training, higher education or research, the Team can provide you with support and advice in many areas, including assisting with establishing partnerships, managing business relationships, negotiating contracts, and coordinating short course offerings.

Research Grants and Business Development contacts

Consultancies and Partnerships
Hemali SeneviratneSenior Research Grants and Business Development OfficerDarwin8946 7064
Carmen EvanoResearch Grants and Business Development OfficerDarwin8946 6734
Analyn VargasPost Award OfficerDarwin8946 7086
Feri DacanayResearch Admin OfficerDarwin8946 6587
Mona UlakVET Business Development OfficerAlice Springs8959 5391
CDU Short Courses
Christine ClearyShort Courses CoordinatorDarwin8946 6065
Manager
Sharon McGregorManager, Research Grants and Business DevelopmentDarwin8946 7366

What we can do for you

  • Contract research
  • Consultancies
  • Needs analyses
  • Commercial research
  • Course design & customisation