Research Support Team

Research Support Team

Research Support

Research support is available on all our campuses, any general enquiries should be directed to cmd.research@jcu.edu.au

Professor Sarah Larkins – Associate Dean of Research – Townsville Douglas Campus
Sarah is responsible for overseeing all research activity with the College of Medicine and Dentistry, informing on all research policy.  Sarah’s interest is rural health and she is part of the co-director of The Anton Breinl Research Centre for Health Systems Strengthening.

Professor Beverley Glass – Associate Dean of Research Education – Townsville Douglas Campus
Research Education within the College is overseen by Professor Beverley Glass the Associate Dean of Research Education. If you are having any problems or issues with your candidature please contact Beverley who can provide confidential support and advice.

Emma Anderson - Supervisor of Academic Services (Research) – Townsville Douglas Campus
Emma is the main point of contact for all research student applications, student funding requests and provides support for the HDR research students.  Emma provides general research advice to all College staff, administers the research incentive program, the Research and Research Education Committee and is the Research Publications Administrator. All staff and student grant applications should be copied to Emma.

Venkat Vangaveti – Snr Research Officer - Townsville Clinical School
Venkat provides support for the JCU research staff and students based at the Clinical

School in statistics and The Townsville Hospital ethics processes.

Joe MoxonSnr Research Scientist – Townsville Douglas Campus
Joe provides support for Townsville based students in statistics and proposal writing.

Dr Torres Woolley – Evaluation Coordinator – 07 4781 6689
Torres provides research and evaluation support for JCU staff and students with regards non-laboratory projects. Expertise in study design, developing data collection tools, data analysis, and data presentation for both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Experienced in using various analytic software packages: SPSS (quantitative analysis), N-Vivo (qualitative analysis), QGIS (geographical information system software), UCINET (social network analysis software), and NetDraw (social network analysis mapping tool).

David Maclaren –Snr Research Fellow– Cairns Smithfield
David is the research support for projects involving

Jennifer Banks – Research Officer – Mackay Clinical School
Jennifer provides support for the JCU research staff and students based at the Mackay Clinical School. Assistance is available with ethics applications, grant writing, research design and analysis and editing for publication.

Gail Abernethy – Research Officer – Atherton Clinical School
Gail provides research support to all Atherton based students and staff

If you have any questions please let us know!

Post Graduate Students All Sites

Research Education within the College is overseen by Professor Beverley Glass the Associate Dean of Research Education.

If you are having any problems or issues with your candidature please contact Beverley who can provide confidential support and advice. If your supervisor is  Beverley please contact Sarah Larkins.

Emma Anderson - Supervisor of academic Services (Research) – 07 4781 5107
Emma is the main point of contact for all research student applications, student funding requests and provides support for the Townsville Research Students. 

Emma provides general research advice to all College staff, runs the School Incentive Program, administers the Research and Research Education Committee and is the Research Publications Administrator.

All grant applications should be copied to Emma Anderson.

Any requests for changes to your candidature should be sent to cmd.research@jcu.edu.au who will arrange for Associate Dean of Research Approval approval and forward to the Graduate Research School.