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.

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Research institutes

VU's flagship research institutes are:

  • Institute for Health and Sport
  • Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities.

Institute for Health and Sport

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +61 3 9919 2685
Street address: Building P, Room P136, Footscray Park Campus
Postal address: Institute for Health and Sport, Victoria University PO Box 14428 Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia.

Executive Director

Professor Alex Parker
Phone: +61 3 9919 5874
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]

Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities

Phone: +61 3 9919 2136
Postal address: Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities, Victoria University PO Box 14428 Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia.

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]

Mitchell Institute

Email: [email protected]
Street address: City Queen Campus
Postal address: Mitchell Institute, Victoria University PO Box 14428 Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia.

Mitchell Institute includes Australian Health Policy Collaboration.

  • Phone+61 3 9919 1874
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Postal address: Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University PO Box 14428 Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia.

Research centres

Centre for International Research on Education Systems (CIRES)

Phone: +61 3 9919 1889
Email: [email protected]
Street address: City Queen Campus
Postal address: Centre for International Research on Education Systems, 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

Sir Zelman Cowen Centre

Online enquiries
Email: [email protected]
Street address: City Queen Campus
Postal address: Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Victoria University PO Box 14428 Melbourne, VIC 8001, Australia.

Research services

Contracts/legal agreements

Finance reports for projects

Grant applications

HDR Scholarship applications & administration

Industry bids & proposals

QUEST ID & cost-centre numbers

Tenders

Confidentiality agreements

International partnerships

Partnership agreements

Invention disclosures & commercialisation

MORA

QUEST research management system help desk

Research publications

Animal ethics applications

Animal welfare

Biological import permits & biosafety applications

GMO approvals

Human research ethics applications

Patents

Animal facilities

eResearch

Including data storage and HPC

General research infrastructure queries

Animal ethics

Biosafety

Human research ethics & research integrity

Structures for working with international researchers

Research funding

Researcher development