Resources for researchers

When you research with us, we’ll support you with the teams and tools you need to achieve your goals. That includes assisting your grant, ethics, and integrity applications, as well as making arrangements for research contracts.

Be research ready


If you’re ready for a career in research, we’re ready to support you every step of the way. We assist with your grant, ethics, and integrity applications, help you to build collaborations, assist with research contract arrangements, and provide career planning and professional development.

Funding your research

The Research Office can help you find funding sources, as well as completing expressions of interest, tender submissions and grant applications – including those with industry. We also assist with all pre-award and post-award steps.

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Our research office can help with the essentials for eResearch including applications, reporting, data management requirements, privacy law compliance, and intellectual property protection.

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Publishing, reporting

Publishing and reporting your findings is a key research activity. Your publications can be added to our Research Bank assisting our submissions to Excellence in Research for Australia.

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Research contracts

Contact us to help finalise the research contract for grant awards or unfunded research, for relationships with government and industry, for commercial projects, and for collaborations.

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See important dates in the research calendar 

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Learn what to expect

Becoming a research candidate is exciting. But it may be hard to understand what you’ll need to do over the lifetime of your degree. Find out what’s involved at every step of the journey, and which resources and forms you’ll need along the way.

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Our staff

The team at the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) is here to assist at each stage of your research project. Find specialised research contacts for grants, contracts, ethics, finance, and assessment.

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Orion is our corporate research management system used for tracking, processing, and administering research activity.

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Research forms

Are you a current researcher looking for a particular form? Browse our research forms to find the document you're seeking.

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At ACU, we’re committed to a research environment that meets the highest standards of compliance, integrity, and ethics.

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Research Bank

Our library is home to a wealth of resources, including a bank of previous theses to help guide you on your research journey.

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