Dr Narelle Tunstall – Research manager and exponent

Dr Narelle Tunstall – Research manager and exponent

Dr Narelle Tunstall, Principal and Owner

Narelle is a practical, perceptive and reliable research manager. But it is her passion and enthusiasm for the research community that you will appreciate most.

Narelle’s research management and grant writing  experience extends across numerous Australian Universities. She has worked in the fast paced environment of a Go8 research office, has managed ARC grant rounds, and completed hundreds of grant reviews (critical reviews as well as eligibility & compliance), but has also managed a number of large research projects including an NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence and an ARC Training Centre.

With a PhD in Genetics from Monash and now several years of research operations, development and grant writing experience, Narelle seeks to continue her contribution to research by supporting your success. 


Dr Nadia Hamilton, Senior Grant Consultant

Dr Nadia Hamilton has seven years of experience in higher education research management. Nadia worked for the University of Queensland before moving to Griffith University where she spent six years providing grant reviews (compliance and strategy) primarily for ARC grant and fellowship applications but also for NHMRC, QLD Government programs and smaller schemes. Nadia has been a member of ARC reference groups and attended the 2016 ARC Linkage Selection panel meetings as an observer. Nadia has also consulted for SMEs to prepare applications for Australian Government industry funding.  

Prior to this Nadia completed a PhD in mammalian epigenetics at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. Nadia has a BSc. (Molecular Biology and Genetics) Hons Class 1, University Medal, from the University of Sydney.

Dr Nadia Hamilton - Grant Consultant and kid wrangler

Dr Nadia Hamilton - Grant Consultant and kid wrangler