Martin Cole

Institute Manager (Flinders Institute for NanoScale Science and Technology)

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

place Bedford Park (364, Physical Sciences)

Martin is a critical thinker, experienced in analysing complex challenges and designing strategic solutions. He is passionate about science and improving the knowledge-based economy in Australia.


BSc Honours, PhD

Key responsibilities

As Institute Manager, I support the leadership team with advice on strategic directions regarding the relevant needs of industry and research. I am involved in the decision-making and in the implementation of the Institute activities to help the institute thrive and undertake impactful research.

Other key aspects of the role include:

-  Being a bridge to create partnerships between research, industry, government, and other research institutes

-  Facilitating engagement and collaborations

-  Enabling excellence in research

-  Measuring and reporting

-  Promoting strengths and impact