Research Development Team

The Research Development Team provides support to the University’s research community for competitive research funding to enable high-impact research aligned with the Future Making Strategic Plan.

The Research Development Team provides support for prioritised funding initiatives in order to deliver an increase in the scale and diversity of external research funding and awards for the University. The team is responsive to opportunities as they arise, in addition to supporting the development of a continuous pipeline of funding opportunities that aligns to University priorities and plans. 

Core functions of the team include:

  • Horizon scanning, communication of funding opportunities and targeting of opportunities;
  • Forward planning and the development of a rolling pipeline of funding opportunities;
  • Coordinating selected, large-scale, collaborative, multi-disciplinary and multi-partner funding proposals;
  • Liaising with external funding agencies and partner organisations;
  • Providing high-quality proposal development editing and review;
  • Supporting complex international funding applications; and
  • Hosting workshops for schemes and the generation of new ideas.

Our people

General enquiries  
Dr Dale Godfrey Director, Research Grants (Development)
Dr Nicole Moore Research Development Manager (HMS)
Dr Esther Camp-Dotlic Senior Research Development Specialist (HMS)
Athena Voultsios Research Development Officer (HMS)
Tom Kontou Research Grants Coordinator (HMS)
Dr Tim Anson Research Development Officer (SET)
Dr Asim Imran Research Grants Coordinator (SET)
Khloe Xu Research Development Manager (SET and ABLE)
Dr Erin Smith Research Development Specialist (SET and ABLE)
Dr Rania Jaber Research Development Officer (ABLE)
Suzanna Atkins Research Development Manager (IPAS)
Hadassah Knowles Senior Research Development Specialist (SAiGENCI)