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Higher Degree by Research (HDR) support contacts

Office of Research & Innovation (ORI)

Lee-Ann Cole

Research Degrees Administration Officer
08 8946 7065

  • Applications for Admission and Enrolment
  • Examinations
  • Extension Requests (Non-Scholarship Holders)
  • Leave of Absence (Non-Scholarship Holders)

Shanthi Bandara

Senior Research Degrees Administration Officer
08 8946 6548

  • Scholarship Applications
  • Scholarship Administration
  • Scholarship Holders – Leave of Absence
  • Scholarship Holders – Extension Requests
  • Student Progression (Progress Reports; Issues with Progression; Confirmation of Candidature)

Kristen Deveraux

Research Students Support Officer (Monday - Wednesday)

08 8946 7289

  • Student Admission enquiries
  • Applications to the Register of Supervisors
  • Changes of Supervisor
  • Confirmation of candidature

Fiona Quintner

Researcher Skills Enhancement Officer (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

08 8946 7460

  • Research Enhancement Program workshops
  • HDR Conference
  • 3MT

Elizabeth Bird

Manager - Higher Degree by Research

08 8946 6402

  • Leads the Higher Degree by Research administration team

Faculty Contacts

  • Associate Dean Research in each Faculty for HDR Matters
  • Assistance with Supervisory Panels and Identification of Supervisors
  • Review and Resolution of Progression Issues at Faculty Level
  • Formation of Confirmation of Candidature and Examination Panels
  • Faculty Resources for HDR Candidates and Supervisors

Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment (EHSE)

AcademicAssoc Prof Natasha StaceyAssociate Dean Research08 8946
AdministrativeTia SalamResearch Administration Officer08 8946

Law, Education Business and Arts (LEBA)

AcademicProf Lisa McManus Associate Dean Research08 8946
AdministrativeJillian Elliott Research Administration Officer08 8946

Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies)

AcademicLouise Clark08 8946 
AdministrativeJasmina SesarResearch Degrees Administration officer08 8946