Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

Professor Leigh Sullivan,
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)

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We are proud to combine research and teaching that contributes to the economic, social and environmental sustainability of our region. Importantly, our teaching is informed by research. The University has moved, in a comparatively short time, to being research-active – a credit to our staff, students and leaders.

We're committed to keeping research at the heart of our University. You are welcome to download our current Strategic Research Plan (pdf, 255kb).

Regional Universities Network (RUN)

The University is a member of Regional Universities Network (RUN) which comprises six of the nation's regional universities. The DVCR and PVCRs in this network meet on a regular basis to develop strategies to improve research within regional universities and across RUN.