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

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

Grants & development

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

Commercial contracts

Ms Claire Prenter, Senior Commercial Contracts Officer
Phone: +61 9266 3286

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

Research analytics

Elizabeth Przywolnik, Senior Strategic Information Analyst
Phone: +61 08 9266 9063

Research systems

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

Research Integrity

Ms  Amy Bowater A/Manager Research Integrity
Phone: +61 8 9266 1724

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