Dr Bryony Wakefield

Director of the Research Unit | Office of the Dean: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

University of Melbourne


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Dr Bryony Wakefield is Director of the Research Unit, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Previous roles include Research Grants and Contracts Manager in Melbourne Research, The University of Melbourne. She has also held positions in at the Australian National University Research Office as Research Policy and Training Development Manager; Acting Director, Office of Sponsored Research; Senior Research Development Coordinator; and completed a one year Research Management Graduate Program. Prior to working in research management Bryony worked and studied in art history and curatorship, receiving her PhD in art history from The Australian National University in 2004.

Bryony has extensive experience as a guest lecturer, tutor and trainer. This experience was developed at the Australian National University and the University of Canberra, as a guide at the National Gallery of Australia and more recently in presenting seminars and workshops at the University of Melbourne and at ARMS events. Bryony is a Committee Member of the ARMS Executive Committee and is Chair of the ARMS Marketing and Communications Committee. In addition to her involvement with ARMS, Bryony is the Chair for the international region of the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).


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