Scope and Application:
The Faculty Research Committee is responsible for driving research and research training within the Faculty and for linkages with Research Centres related to the Faculty. The Committee reports to the Dean through the Faculty Board.
The functions of the Faculty Research Committee are to:
disseminate and implement policies and procedures concerning research and higher degree research supervision
provide advice on any matter which may affect the quality, standing and execution of research and research higher degree training within the Faculty
act within faculties to promote and develop research excellence
provide advice on the Faculty’s annual research management plan
identify policy issues for discussion at and receive policy issues for discussion from the University Research Committee.
Committee meetings will be scheduled a minimum of six times a year.
The membership of the Faculty Research Committee shall be determined by the Dean but shall include, as a minimum:
Associate Dean (Research) (Chairperson)
Directors of Research Centre(s) related to the Faculty or equivalent
Three staff active in research in the Faculty including at least one staff member active in early career research
One postgraduate research student from the Faculty.
The Chairperson may invite other persons from the Faculty or from such other section/campus of the University to attend meetings of the Committee, as may be necessary, from time to time.
The Secretary to the Committee will be appointed by the Dean.
Peak Approval Authority:
Endorse policy and approve procedure
Group Manager SBMI
Endorse policy and endorse procedure
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