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Further Assistance With Contracts

For contracts relating to competitive research, contact Research Branch. For contracts relating to contract research, consultancies, or intellectual property, contact Adelaide Research & Innovation Pty Ltd.

For all other contracts that do not fall into the above categories:

For assistance with an existing contract, contact or any of our in-house lawyers directly.

Other Internal Stakeholders

As stated in the Contracts and Agreements Policy, certain types of contracts must be referred to specialist areas within the University that have the expertise, specific processes and/or authority to negotiate and enter into those contracts.

Agreement related to:
Specialist area to consult:
Specialist process to follow:
International arrangements - students, teaching or research; Relationships with International education Institutions Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) International Agreements Framework
Jointly conferred academic awards 


Jointly Conferred Academic Awards Policy 
Use of University brand (including name, logos, trademarks)

Marketing and Strategic Communications

Brand Policy
Competitive research grants Research Branch Research Grants, Contracts & Consultancies Policy
Research contracts, non-competitive research grants, or consultancy services Adelaide Research and Innovation Pty Ltd (ARI P/L) Research Grants, Contracts & Consultancies Policy
Protecting and Commercialising intellectual property (including related Confidentiality Disclosure Agreements and Material Transfer Agreements) Adelaide Research and Innovation Pty Ltd (ARI P/L) ARI Invention Disclosure Form
Intellectual Property Policy
Collaborative research ventures with external parties  DVC&VP(R) Research Centres and Research Institutes Framework - Joint Research Ventures with External Partners Template 
Establishment or acquisition of Controlled Entities Legal and Risk Branch University Controlled Entities Policy
Capital works (major or minor building work and infastructure or property use transactions) Infrastructure As advised by Infastructure
Procurement of goods and services for the University of Adelaide

Strategic Procurement

As advised by Strategic Procurement 
Maintenance and utilities supply 

Campus Services

As advised by Campus Services
Computer software licensing  Technology Services  As advised by Technology Services
Contracts of employment and appointment of titleholders  Human Resources  As advised by Human Resources
Engagement of consultants or contractors n/a Health, Safety and Wellbeing Handbook: Chapter 3.21 - Contractor Safety Management
Gifts, sponsorships, externally-funded scholarships  University Engagement Giving Policy 
Externally-funded postgraduate research scholarships Adelaide Graduate Centre As advised by Adelaide Graduate Centre
Insurance Contracts Legal and Risk  As advised by Manager, Insurance 

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