Tasmania Chapter

Adele Kay

Adele Kay profile photo.jpgResearch Integrity Coordinator
University of Tasmania

Adele has worked in research administration and management in the area of research integrity and ethics since 2010. She greatly enjoys her current role as Research Integrity Coordinator and Deputy Manager of the Research Integrity and Ethics Unit. She finds that  each day is different in this role and as matters are never black and white she receives great personal satisfaction in finding innovative ways to support the responsible conduct of research at the University of Tasmania. Adele has extensive experience in the development and delivery of research ethics and integrity training, both online and face-to-face. Over the years Adele has developed and delivered over 80 presentations on research integrity and ethics to a wide range of audiences including Higher Degree Research candidates and internal and external researchers and research support professional staff. Adele has recently developed in-house online research integrity training which is currently being rolled-out University-wide. Adele is a regular presenter into University of Tasmania development programs including its Graduate Certificate in Research and Future Research Leaders Program.

Adele is a strong advocate for ARMS as vital means for creating and maintaining local, national and international connections and for staying up to date with sector developments. As an ARMS Accreditation Program Training Fellow Adele will add her knowledge and experience to the module content to ensure that the program is engaging and informative. 



Dr Megan Stride

Megan MCStride_Portrait smaller.jpgGraduate Research Administration Officer (AMC, Education and IRD)
University of Tasmania

Dr Megan Stride completed her PhD is molecular microbiology and taxonomy of fish bacterial diseases from the University of Tasmania, graduating in 2014. Megan joined the Office of Research Services, UTAS, as the Graduate Research Administration Officer in November 2014. Since that time, she has been heavily involved in research development programs, including the 2015 Research Week events for Launceston Campus. Most recently, Megan was elected as the Secretary for the inaugural Tasmanian ARMS chapter committee, as is looking forward to progressing the Research Management agenda for Tasmania and its members.




Committee Member
Ben Millett

Ben Millet - latest.jpgSenior Graduate Research Officer
Graduate Research Office|Research Division
University of Tasmania

I am the Senior Graduate Research Officer at the University of Tasmania, a role I have now held since Mid-2013.  The Graduate Research Office assesses Applications from Candidates, issues Offers of candidature, issues Offers of scholarships, processes enrolment and variations to candidature and administers the examination process on behalf of the University of Tasmania.  My role within the Graduate Research Office involves interpreting exceptions to rules and policies, providing confidential advice during weekly meetings with the PVC-Research Training & Dean of Graduate Research, and to provide advice to Graduate Research Coordinators, Research Supervisors, guidance to Research Staff and Candidates.  



Committee Member
Dr Jacqueline Fox

Jacqueline Fox.jpgResearch Administration Officer
University of Tasmania

Dr Jacqueline Fox is a Research Administration Officer at the University of Tasmania.  Working in the Arts, Business & Law Research Hub, she provides grant development and pre-award support to researchers in the HASS disciplines.  Jac completed a PhD in History in 2012, and remains research active.  






Committee Member
Dr Che O'May

Dr Che O'May.jpgNHMRC Scheme Leader|Funding Officer
University of Tasmania

I have been working in the Research Management/Administration field since Feb 2014. Prior to this, I was a researcher in the area of Bacterial Infections. I completed my PhD at the University of Tasmania and then worked for four years at McGill University in Canada. After four years in Canada, I now think that Tasmania has really warm winters.