Graduate Research Coordinators

Graduate Research Coordinator (GRC) Registration

The Graduate Research Coordinator (GRC) serves a critical role in the overall experience of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates. The GRC is expected to be an exemplar of graduate research good practice, with advanced knowledge of rules, policies and procedures related to HDR candidature and experience in HDR supervision.

Core responsibilities of a GRC are:

  • Making recommendations to the Dean of Graduate Research on HDR resource and candidature matters
  • Signing off on candidature milestones and issues pertaining to candidature management
  • Providing guidance to and/or mediation between candidates and supervisors on issues related to HDR candidature

For further information can be found in the HDR Supervision and Academic Support Procedure.

GRC Nomination

To be appointed in a GRC role, the Head of School nominates an experienced academic staff member to the Dean of Graduate Research.

In accordance with Section 13 of the Research Training Ordinance (PDF 335.8 KB), the nominee must:

  • be an academic level C, D or E University staff member within the academic unit, and
  • be a current supervisor, or have been a supervisor, within the past 2 years.

A GRC is usually appointed for a 2-year term, however this may be extended in consultation with the Head of School.

Refer to the GRC Nomination form.

GRC Register

The University of Tasmania's current GRC list is provided below:

Tasmanian Institute of Learning & Teaching (TILT)

School of Creative Arts & Media
Faculty of Education
School of Humanities
School of Law
School of Social Sciences
Menzies Institute for Medical Research
School of Health Sciences
  • Dr Kiran Ahuja | Lead GRC | Health Sciences & Centre for Rural Health
  • Dr Ha Hoang | Health Sciences & Centre for Rural Health
School of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
School of Psychological Sciences
School of Nursing
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre
Australian Maritime College
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
School of Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture