Conducting research

Research at Curtin University is conducted by academic staff and postgraduate research students supported by the Office of Research & Development. Underpinning research activity at the University is the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and the Curtin Research Management Policy.

The Office of R&D seeks to promote best practice in all aspects of research administration.

  • Research support – seeks to support the application and management of research funding, data and publications.
  • Research services – provides research development around national and international competitive grants and major research initiatives, commercial contracts, research analytics and systems.
  • Research integrity – is responsible for supporting research ethics (human and animal) processes, monitoring of clinical trials, as well as management of bio and chemical hazards and radiation.


Research support

Ms Belinda Northeast, Acting Manager, Research Support
Phone: +61 8 9266 7786

Grants and development

Ms Felicity Kamid, Senior Research Development Officer
Phone: +61 8 9266 3295

Commercial contracts

Ms Aoife Stapleton, Acting Senior Commercial Contracts Officer
Phone: +61 8 9266 5209

Ms Susan Goodman, Commercial Contracts Officer
Phone: +61 8 9266 4245

Research analytics

Ms Elizabeth Przywolnik, Senior Strategic Information Analyst
Phone: +61 8 9266 9063

Research systems

Mr David Pedrotti, Senior Business Analyst
Phone: +61 8 9266 7678

Research Integrity

Ms  Amy Bowater, Acting Manager Research Integrity
Phone: +61 8 9266 1724

Research Students (Doctoral and Masters by Research) should contact the Graduate Research School.