Research Development Manager
University of Technology, Sydney

James is a member of the Research Capability and Development (RCD) team in the UTS Research Office. The RCD team:

  • contributes to the development, facilitation and delivery of research development initiatives for UTS Aspire, delivered through the Research Excellence and Support Hub (RES Hub);
  • provide strategic advice to academics and on pre-award aspects of Category 1 grant and fellowship applications; and
  • coordinates UTS nominations for major external research awards and prizes.

Since July 2017 James has been a member of the NSW Chapter of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS), and co-convenor of the Chapter committee since July 2020. ARMS is the Australasian association of research management professionals.

Prior to joining UTS James worked in the University of Wollongong central research office, where he gained broad experience in pre- and post-award grants processes and in curating and delivering researcher development initiatives. Before that he held various positions in the academic, professional, and music publishing sectors, and as a freelance technical writer.