G R Steed & Associates Pty Ltd

Consulting Services for Research Management

70 Hopetoun Road
Rutherglen Victoria
Australia 3685
ABN: 12 082 815 861


Graham Steed
B. Agr. Sci (Hons) PhD

Graham Steed

Graham Steed trained in Agricultural Science and Soil Physics (PhD) at LaTrobe University then spent 16 years in research and research management with the Victorian Department of Agriculture (Australia). He specialised in sustainable farming systems and led and managed statewide and national research portfolios in farming systems and natural resource management.

He set up G R Steed & Associates Pty Ltd in 1998 and has managed complex national R&D programmes for research investors including the Grains Research and Development Corporation, Malting Barley Quality Improvement Programmme, National Water Commision, and Rural Industries RDC.

He has also worked closely with research providers, industry and government to ensure that stakeholder's returns from R&D are maximised.

Between 2008 - 2014 he was Programme Manager for an international collaborative project on Water Futures for Sustainable Cities for the Univeristas 21 group of universities.

Graham is now providing consulting services to a number of Australian and international research- focused universities, including the University of Melbourne, RMIT University, Flinders University, Griffith University (all current), University of Virginia (2011- 2014) and University of Connecticut (2013) on:

Consulting Services to:

R&D Corporations
Research Providers
Research Centres of Excellence
Cooperative Research Centres


Telephone: 0418 517 077 | (Int) +61418517077


Research Management
Complex Project/ Program management and coordination
ARC Linkage, Discovery, ITRP, ITTC, Laureate, NISDGR, Future Fellows and DECRA grants and Centres of Excellence proposals
NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence, Partnerships, Investigator, Synergy and Development program proposals
Grant writing and assessment

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