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The Research Grants Office is responsible for administering all research grants, postdoctoral fellowships and travel awards.

These include funding from external agencies, UWA Research Committee schemes and research contracts, tenders and consultancies, legal arrangements and financial reporting, as well as preparation of applications through to completion of the project.

We also administer the research applications database and the PIVOT: research funding databases and alerts.

The Office:

  • assists researchers with finding details of funding schemes
  • assists with the preparation of applications, including advice on budget preparation and the presentation of applications
  • submits applications to funding agencies
  • enters application and outcome details onto the research grants management database and maintains the details
  • liaises with the Legal Services office to ensure that contract conditions are acceptable to researchers and UWA and arranges for grants and research contracts to be accepted on behalf of UWA
  • liaises with the Office of Industry and Innovation, HR and other UWA administrative services that may need to be consulted about conditions of awards
  • arranges for grant accounts to be opened and monitored
  • co-ordinates communication between funding agencies, applicants and awardees
  • acts on behalf of the funding agencies and UWA researchers to ensure that projects are undertaken in accordance with the grant conditions and University policies
  • administers postdoctoral research fellowships awarded by external funding agencies.

The Research Grants Office team

Professor Tony Celenza

Professor/Director
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6880
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
tony.celenza@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Professor Sandra Carr

Director of Postgraduate Courses in Health Professional Education
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6892
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
sandra.carr@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://www.meddent.uwa.edu.au/teaching/centre/courses/
Location
Ground floor, 55 Broadway, Nedlands
Qualifications
RN, RM, BSc Curtin, MPH W.Aust.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Ms Erica Yeh

Manager, Teaching and Learning
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6886
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
erica.yeh@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Miss Vivien Alexander

Administrative Officer
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6884
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
vivien.alexander@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Mrs Marilyn Bacus

Project Officer (eLearning)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 5074
Fax
+61 8 6488 1156
Email
marilyn.bacus@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Mr Darian Bradara

Project Officer (eLearning)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6885
Fax
+61 8 6488 1156
Email
darian.bradara@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Dr Gabrielle Brand

Lecturer (Health Professional Education)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6893
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
gabrielle.brand@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Dr Mark Carroll

Research Associate (Evaluation)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 5073
Email
mark.carroll@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Ms Deborah Chapman

Administrative Officer (PPD and Mentor Program)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 5075
Email
deborah.chapman@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Assoc/Prof Diana Jonas-Dwyer

Associate Professor, Medical Education (eLearning)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6895
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
diana.jonas-dwyer@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BAppSc MSc E.Cowan, PhD Murd.
Key research
Student learning
Educational Technology
Memberships
ASCILITE
HERDSA
InSITE
ANZAPHE
Current projects
ePortfolios
Curriculum mapping
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Ms Caroline Martin

Administrative Officer
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6881
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
caroline.martin@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

Dr Sue Miller

Lecturer (Health Professional Education)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6894
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
sue.miller@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BSc PhD W.Aust.
Biography
I currently work as an academic developer in the Education Centre of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at The University of Western Australia. This role includes teaching in the postgraduate courses for Health Professional Education, and delivering workshops and advice to academics relating to teaching and learning. I have a keen interest in wildlife conservation and completed a doctorate investigating nutrition of young marsupials. I also hold a formal teaching qualification.
Key research
Critical thinking
Science Education
Academic development
Research methods
Wildife conservation
Young mammal nutrition
Publications
Miller S. J., Bencini R. and Hartmann P. E. (2010) Consumption of milk by quokka (Setonix brachyurus) young. Australian Journal of Zoology 58, p. 121-126.

Miller S. J., Bencini R. and Hartmann P. E. (2009) Composition of the Milk of the Quokka, Setonix brachyurus. Australian Journal of Zoology 1, p. 11-21.

Partridge, R.K., Jonas-Dwyer, D.R., Miller, S.J., Skead, N.K., Thompson, E.F., Delves, L.J., Carr, S.E., Pepper, C.M., Szymakowski, Y.H. (2009). Leading from behind: The role of the academic developers in preparing graduates of the 21st Century. Teaching and Learning Forum 2009, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.

McClellan, Holly L., Miller, Susan J. and Hartmann, Peter E. (2008) Evolution of Lactation: Nutrition versus protection with special reference to five mammalian species. Nutrition Research Reviews. 21, p. 97-116.

Miller, S., Bencini, R., Mills, H. R. and Moro, D. (2003) Food availability for the dibbler (Parantechinus apicalis) on Boullanger and Whitlock Islands, Western Australia. Wildlife Research. 30, p. 1-6.
Memberships
Australian Mammal Society
ANZAHPE
Teaching
IMED5803 - Introduction to Research Methods in Health Professional Education
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 
Zarrin Siddiqui

Assoc/Prof Zarrin Siddiqui

Associate Professor in Medical Education (Assessment)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6896
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
zarrin.siddiqui@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://myprofile.cos.com/zarrins
Qualifications
MB BS Karachi, MEd Adel., MCPS
Key research
Creativity within health professions
Assessment & Evaluation
Faculty Development
Publications

Siddiqui, Z.S. Asian Student: let me be lost if I may so. in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. 2006. Singapore: Centre for Development of Teaching and Learning.

Siddiqui, Z.S. Professional Development of Academics: A need analysis. in Ist International Conference on Assessing Quality in Higher Education. 2006. Lahore, Pakistan.

Siddiqui, ZS, Study Approaches of Tertiary Students in Pakistan, Occassional Report No.1, available online www.hec.gov.pk/StudyApproachesofStudentsinPakistan.pdf
Higher Education Commission Pakistan, 2006

Siddiqui ZS (2006) Evaluation Paradigms in Medical Education, Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Pakistan, 16 (4), 291 -93

Siddiqui ZS, Assessment; the perspective from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Issues of Teaching and Learning, Australia, The University Of Western Australia, 11(7), 2, Oct 2005

(2005) Unity through tolerance In Atta-ur-Rahman, Naqvi SSH, Siddiqui ZS (eds), Student Convention 2004, Pakistan, Higher Education Commission

Siddiqui ZS, Learning Innovation, HEC Annual Report 2003 - 2004, Pakistan, Higher Education Commission, Jan 2005

Siddiqui ZS, Learning Innovation, HEC Annual Report 2002 - 2003; promoting quality and creativity, Pakistan, Higher Education Commission, Oct 2004

Siddiqui ZS (September 2004) Teaching postgraduates, Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--pakistan : Jcpsp, 13 (9), 493-4

Siddiqui ZS, Secombe MJ, Peterson R (July 2003) Continuous Professional Development: Development of a framework for medical doctors in Pakistan, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 53, 290 - 93

Siddiqui ZS (January 2003) Lifelong learning in medical education: from CME to CPD, Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--pakistan : Jcpsp, 13 (1), 44-7

Siddiqui ZS (December 2002) Continuous Professional Development among Psychiatrists in Pakistan, Journal of the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan, 12 (12), 748-51

Siddiqui ZS (December 2002) The Jigsaw of Referals, Journal of the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan, 12 (12), 759

Siddiqui ZS, Jonas- Dwyer D, Carr S, Peer Observation of Teaching Medical Teacher, In Press

Siddiqui ZS, Jabeen N, Certificate in University Teaching: a new beginning, International Education Journal, In Review
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Generic skills
Mental health
Future research
Effect of immediate and delayed feedback on student learning
Languages
Urdu
English
Arabic and French (basic)
Honours and awards
AusAID Fellow 2000 - 2001
Charles Wallace Trut Fellowship (1999)
Previous positions
Director General learning Innovations
Higher Education Commission Pakistan
Teaching
Principles of Assessment & Evaluation in Masters Program
Coordinator Options in year 5 Medical Program
Current external positions
Visiting faculty Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan
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Ms Natalya Townson

Administrative Officer (MD Curriculum)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6883
Email
natalya.townson@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
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Ms Vanessa Tysoe

Administrative Officer (Scholarly Activities)
Education Centre (Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Contact details
Address
Education Centre
The University of Western Australia (M515)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 6898
Fax
+61 8 6488 6879
Email
vanessa.tysoe@uwa.edu.au
Research profile
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