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Research management

Research Committee

The University’s Research Committee is the central body for research management at USQ. It has the responsibility to evaluate and recommend faculty policies and procedures for the administration and promotion of research and higher degrees within USQ.

The Research Committee oversees a number of operational committees that provide advice in relation to the implementation of research policies and procedures including:

  • Animal Research Ethics Committee
  • Human Research Ethics Committee
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee

Office of Research

The Office of Research provides management and administrative support for the University’s research and research degree programs, research and scholarship opportunities and the University’s research policies and procedures:

  • grants and contracts - submits all USQ research grant applications and assists with available research funding opportunities, preparation of applications, checks adherence to guidelines and ensures submission criteria are met and receives and prepares funding contracts.
  • ethics and research integrity - supports the three committees responsible for ensuring all research involving human or animal subjects or the use of genetically modified organisms meets strict ethical and safety requirements
  • research data management - manages data resulting from research-related work of both staff and students at USQ.  We are currently part of the Australian National Data Service project being run in Universities throughout Australia.
  • research finance - assists researchers with the financial management of all grant applications and successful grants and ensures that auditing requirements for the management of project funds are met
  • research higher degree support - provides administrative support for the University’s research students and supervisors throughout the student journey – from prospective enquiry through to graduation.