Research at VU is multidisciplinary and follows an integrated and applied approach. We work closely with industry and government partners as well as other research institutes, to develop solutions and solve real-world problems.

This page lists the primary contacts for key research institutes, services, groups and centres across Victoria University.

VU Research

Professor Corinne Reid

Phone: +61 3 9919 5357
Email: [email protected]

Executive Officer

Teyah Marney
Phone: +61 3 9919 4001
Email: [email protected]

Flagship Research Institutes

Executive Director

Professor Michael McKenna
Phone: +61 3 9919 4499
Mobile: +61 432 757 859
Email: [email protected]

Deputy Director Research Training

Professor John Price
Phone: +61 3 9919 2046
Mobile: +61 481 006 069
Email: [email protected]

Executive Officer

Amanda Rea
Phone: +61 3 9919 2685
Email: [email protected]

Administration Officer

Emma McIntosh
Phone: +61 3 9919 5790
Email: [email protected]

Executive Director

Professor Stephen Gray
Phone: +61 3 9919 8097
Email: [email protected]

Deputy Director

Associate Professor Randall W Robinson
Phone: +61 3 9919 2885
Email: [email protected]

Executive Officer

Palmina Fichera
Phone: +61 3 9919 4707
Email: [email protected]

Administrative Officer

Meika Scholz
Phone: +61 3 9919 2136
Email: [email protected]

Research centres

Centre for International Research on Education Systems (CIRES)

City Queen Campus
Phone: +61 3 9919 1889
Email: [email protected]
Postal address: Victoria University, Queen Street Campus, PO Box 14428, Melbourne VIC 8001

Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS)

Phone: +61 3 9919 1877
Email: [email protected]
Street address: Level 14, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Postal address: Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne VIC 8001

Research services

Contracts/legal agreements

Finance reports for projects

Grant applications

HDR Scholarship applications & administration

Industry bids & proposals

QUEST ID & cost-centre numbers


Confidentiality agreements

International partnerships

Partnership agreements

Invention disclosures & commercialisation


QUEST research management system help desk

Research publications

Animal ethics applications

Animal welfare

Biological import permits & biosafety applications

GMO approvals

Human research ethics applications


Animal facilities


Including data storage and HPC

General research infrastructure queries

Animal ethics


Human research ethics & research integrity

Structures for working with international researchers

Research funding

Researcher development

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