Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
(Research and Innovation)
Professor Leigh Sullivan
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation
Professor Leigh Sullivan is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). He is responsible for leading the strategic research direction and overall research quality and performance of the University.
Professor Sullivan manages, and is supported by, the Research Services office.
Phone: 03 5327 9745
Executive Assistant to Leigh Sullivan
Phone: 03 5327 9825
The role of Research Services is to facilitate research through the provision of support services to the wider University community, to ensure that research is conducted in an ethical and responsible manner, and to develop and implement policies relating to research and research training.
Profiles of Research Services staff members are displayed below.
Ms Sharon Kitt
Director, Research Services
Sharon has had extensive prior experience in research administration and policy. She was previously the Manager for Research Information Services reporting to the DVCR at Swinburne for approximately five years, the Strategy and Planning Analyst and Faculty Research Manager at Deakin for approximately five years, Business Manager at Bayside Health and Research Project Officer at the University of Melbourne.
Phone: 03 5327 9894
Associate Professor Bradley Mitchell
Associate Professor Brad Mitchell brings a wealth of experience to FedUni.
Associate Professor Mitchell has personally attracted more than $5 million in research income and published more than 50 journal articles. He has successfully negotiated major contracts and partnerships with industry and governments.
Phone: 03 5327 9607
Associate Professor Jim Sillitoe
Associate Professor Jim Sillitoe provides a variety of services to the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation). Jim provides pastoral care to students and
advice to supervisors.
Phone: 03 5327 9776
Professor Rob Wallis
Previously the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Regional & Rural) at Deakin University (retired) and Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Ballarat (until July 2009), Professor Wallis has published over 150 articles in a range of fields covering marsupial physiology, vertebrate ecology, wildlife management, environmental education and rural and regional engagement.
Phone: 03 5362 2600
Dr Wendy Wright
Wendy Wright is a biologist with a strong interest in conservation and biodiversity and is particularly interested in conservation and ecosystem management within production environments and in highly modified landscape.
She teaches and conducts research within the multidisciplinary School of Applied Sciences (SASE) at Federation University Australia's Gippsland Campus.
Phone: 03 5122 6855
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|Jane Eltringham||Administrative Officer Research Grants, Contracts & Financeemail@example.com||5327 6735|
|Tara Harle||Research Finance Coordinatorfirstname.lastname@example.org||5122 6360|
|Research Ethics and Integrity|
|Lauren Quinlan||Research Ethics and Integrity Coordinatoremail@example.com||5327 6481|
|Fiona Koop||Ethics Officer (Ballarat)||firstname.lastname@example.org||5327 9765|
|Irene Hall||Ethics Officer (Gippsland)||email@example.com||5122 6446|
|Collaborative Research Network (CRN)|
|Jodie Knight||Finance and Administrative Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||5327 9949|
|Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) and Training|
|Rebekah Bailey||Team Leader (Research Strategy and HDR)||email@example.com||5327 9059|
|Jill Boatman||Administration Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||5327 9067|
|Joanne Davis||Administration Officeremail@example.com||5327 6680|
|Lauren Peldys||Administrative Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||5327 9302|
|Linda Butler||Administrative Officeremail@example.com||5122 6345|
|Paula DiMaria||Research Training & Development Coordinatorfirstname.lastname@example.org||5122 6591|
|Rob Watson||Graduate Centre Coordinatoremail@example.com||5327 9725|
|Raimond Placidi||Research Performance Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org||5327 6288|
|Katie Donnelly||Project Coordinatoremail@example.com||5327 9526|