Resources and Support

The Research Data Laboratory

The Faculty maintains a Research Data Laboratory for research students and staff on level 3 of 198 Berkeley Street. Information about the Laboratory, including a list of available databases, can be found on the Faculty's research pages for researchers.

Giblin Eunson Library

The University of Melbourne has a Business, Economics and Education library, the Giblin Eunson Library, located on the ground floor of the ICT Building.

Research students are able to make an appointment with library staff to discuss the best sources of information, effective use of databases and searching strategies and the purchase of new materials to support current research. Further information about this service and to book a research consultation can be found on the Library website.

Research training and professional development

The Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) offers a range of programs to assist graduate research students with their research and research promotion skills. Programs include UpSkills, the 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), as well as the Graduate Certificate in Advanced Learning and Leadership.


Graduate Research students who are planning to conduct research that involves people or information about people (or organisations) must submit an application for human research ethics approval to the Office of Research Ethics and Integrity.

Office of Research Ethics and Integrity

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The Graduate Research Team

The Graduate Research Team is dedicated to the support of our Business and Economics doctoral students. We are committed to improving student experience and delivering effective services, guidance and support to our GR students and staff, from application through to completion.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Admissions: Coordination of the admission process, issuing of outcomes to domestic and international GR candidates, support for joint and dual award program admissions
  • Scholarships: Management of scholarship stipends, payments and reimbursements, variations and coordination of other scholarship opportunities
  • Candidature: Candidature management (processing enrolments & variations such as leave) and oversight of timely progression
  • GR Examinations: Management of thesis submissions and  examinations


Current Students Future Students

Graduate Research Directors


Professor Vic Naiker

Actuarial Studies

Associate Professor Xueyuan (Shane) Wu

Business Administration and Analytics

Professor Tomohiro Ando

Decision, Risk and Financial Science

Professor Carsten Murawski


Associate Professor Reshad Ahsan


Professor Garry Twite


Professor Michelle Brown


Dr Gergely Nyilasy

Melbourne Institute

Dr Tim Robinson