Research at Bond

The Research Strategic Plan 2014-2018 was launched during Bond’s Research Week celebrations in September 2013. The Plan articulates five strategic research objectives and a series of strategies to guide research at the University over the next five years.

The Bond University Strategic Plan 2013 - 2017 is the overarching document which outlines the University’s direction. The Research Strategic Plan has been developed to complement the Bond University Strategic Plan. Its purpose is to distil the objectives and elaborate the strategies and measures of research performance. Read more

Key people

Prof. Keitha Dunstan

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Prof. Keitha Dunstan
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Level 5, 1. Arch Building, Bond University

Andrew Calder

Director of Research Services
Andrew Calder
Director of Research Services
Level 4, 1c. Library Annex, Bond University

Dr Mark Bahr

Chair, Bond University Human Research Ethics and Assistant Professor
Dr Mark Bahr
Chair, Bond University Human Research Ethics and Assistant Professor
Level 3, 1a. Faculty of Society and Design, Bond University

Dr Daryl McPhee

Head of Higher Degree by Research Programs
Dr Daryl McPhee
Head of Higher Degree by Research Programs
Level 3, 3. Sustainable Development Building, Bond University

Prof Chris Del Mar

Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Prof Chris Del Mar
Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Level 4, 5. Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University

Dr Damian Cox

Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Society and Design
Dr Damian Cox
Associate Dean (Research)
Level 4, 1a. Faculty of Society and Design, Bond University

Dr Bruce Vanstone

Associate Dean (Research), Bond Business School
Dr Bruce Vanstone
Associate Dean (Research), Bond Business School
Level 4, 2. Bond Business School, Bond University

Prof Michael Weir

Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Law
Prof Michael Weir
Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Law
Level 4, 4. Faculty of Law, Bond University

Research committees

Research governance is provided by The Bond University Research Committee. The Bond University Research Committee (BURC) is a Standing Committee of the Academic Senate. The Committee advises Academic Senate about policy and procedures relating to research at the University and on policy regarding higher degree by research.

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The Higher Degree Research Subcommittee reports to the Research Committee. The purpose of the subcommittee is to maintain academic quality and promote university-wide procedures, processes and expectations for advancement of Bond University’s aspirations and strategic priorities in enhancing excellence in higher degree research.

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The Bond University Human Research Ethics Committee (BUHREC) is committed to protecting the welfare and rights of human participants in research conducted by members of the Bond University community. In doing so, BUHREC promotes ethically, socially, scientifically and legally responsible research activity among all members of Bond University.

The Bond University Human Research Ethics Committee meets 10 times per year. Read more