The Research Grants and Business Development Team

The Research Grants and Business Development team aims to provide high quality coordination and administration of research grants and business development services, right through from project conception to project completion.  Our services include:

  • identifying and providing advice on funding opportunities
  • providing a first point of contact for external clients seeking knowledge on the University’s capability / capacity to undertake projects
  • assisting with proposal and budget development for:
    • quotes
    • tenders
    • consultancies
    • externally funded research-related activity
  • coordinating major grants rounds and cross faculty/institution bids
  • contract/agreement development (using existing CDU templates), review and negotiation
  • assisting you to manage your grants/projects, by providing post-award administration services, including:        
    • milestone reminders
    • project invoicing
    • contract variations  and sub-contracts
    • assisting to meet compliance with funding body requirements
    • helping to coordinate financial reports and acquittals (with other relevant administrative areas in the University).
  • providing factsheets to assist you with the preparation of proposals, budgets, etc
  • maintaining projects records in IRMA (the University’s research management system) reporting on external funding generated through research grants and business development activity through IRMA.

Contact us

Our staff are happy to assist you with your research grants and business development needs.

Manager, Research Grants and Business DevelopmentSharon McGregor08 8946 7366
Research Admin OfficerFiona McGee08 8946 6857
Senior Research Grants and Business Development OfficerHemali Seneviratne08 8946 7064
Research Grants and Business Development OfficerPhilip Brewer08 8946 6734
VET Business Development OfficerMona Ulak08 8959 5391
Post Award OfficerAnalyn Vargas08 8946 7086
Short Courses CoordinatorMelissa Janssen

08 8946 6065

Email: RGBD@cdu.edu.au
PURE related emails: postaward@cdu.edu.au

ORI reception phone: 08 8946 6090
ORI Fax: 08 8946 7066