Research Group

The Research Group provides leadership to the Network’s policy development and activities as they relate to: research and innovation policy; role of research in regional development; research training; assessment of the quality of research; and, benchmarking.

Members of the Research Group are:

Professor Chris Hutchison  (Chair)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
Federation University Australia

Professor Grant Stanley
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
CQUniversity

Professor Heather Cavanagh
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry)
Charles Sturt University

Professor Mary Spongberg
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Southern Cross University

Professor Heiko Daniel 
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
University of New England

Professor John Bell
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
University of Southern Queensland

Professor Roland De Marco
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)
University of the Sunshine Coast