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University Research Committee

Chair:  Professor Margaret Harding

Secretary:  Ms Megan Easton, Corporate Governance and Risk Office

Terms of reference

The Committee may advise the Academic Board or the Vice-Chancellor:

  • on matters relating to research and research training at the University; and
  • on major issues relevant to the University's strategic plans and overarching policy;
  • on any matter referred to the Committee by the Academic Board, the Vice-Chancellor, the Chair of the Committee or a member of the University Executive with portfolio responsibility for research.

The Committee, in carrying out its role is:

  • to monitor the development of the University's policies and plans in relation to research; and
  • to advise on the coordination of the University's research effort; and
  • to monitor the quality of the University's research activities.

Meeting dates and deadlines

2014

Meeting dates Agenda deadlines

Wednesday 26 March 9.30 am

Ross Hohnen Room

 

Wednesday 14 May 9.30 am

Ross Hohnen Room

 

Wednesday 2 July 9.30 am

Ross Hohnen Room

 

Wednesday 3 September 9.30 am

Ross Hohnen Room

 

Wednesday 12 November 9.30 am

Ross Hohnen Room

 

12 March

 

 

30 April

 

 

18 June

 

 

20 August

 

 

29 October

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact the Corporate Governance and Risk Office for Agendas and Minutes for meetings in 2013 and previous years.

 

Current members

Category Occupant Term Expiry
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Chair Professor Margaret Harding

Ex Officio

Deputy Chair

Professor Andrew Roberts 31 March 2016

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Research Training)

Professor Jenny Corbett  Ex Officio 
Director of the Research Office Dr Douglas Robertson Ex Officio
Registrar, Student Administration

Mr Mark Erickson

Ex Officio 
     
Chairs of the University's Ethics Committees:
Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee Dr Daniel Stoljar Ex Officio
Recombinant DNA Monitoring Committee Associate Professor David Jones Ex Officio
Human Research Ethics Committee Professor Larry Saha Ex Officio
     
Deans of ANU College or alternates:

ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences: Alternate

Professor Matthew C Gray

Ex Officio
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Professor Andrew Walker

Ex Officio
ANU College of Business & Economics: Alternate Professor Shirley Gregor  Ex Officio
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science Professor Andres Cuevas Ex Officio
ANU College of Law Professor Stephen Bottomley Ex Officio
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment Professor Kiaran Kirk Ex Officio

ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Professor Andrew Roberts

Ex Officio
     

One Academic Staff Member from each ANU College:

   

ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences 

Dr Ann Evans

 

28 February 2016

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific 

 

Professor Luca Tacconi

28 February 2016

ANU College of Business & Economics 

Associate Professor Ofer Zwikael 

28 February 2016

ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science 

 

Associate Professor Daniel MacDonald 

28 February 2016

ANU College of Law 

 

Professor Peter Cane

28 February 2016

ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment 

 

Professor Rod Peakall

28 February 2016

ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Professor Matthew Colless 

28 February 2016
     

University Librarian

Ms Roanne Missingham

Ex Officio 

One graduate student chosen by the Chair of the Committee in consultation with the President, Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA)

Mr Ajuna Mohottala

 

31 May 2014
One undergraduate student chosen by the Chair of the Committee in consultation with the President, ANU Students' Association (ANUSA)

Mr Cam Wilson

30 November 2014
Senior Researcher appointed by the Chair

Professor Jacqueline Lo 

28 February 2016
Early Career Researcher appointed by the Chair Dr Seth Lazar  28 February 2016
Director, National Centre for Indigenous Studies or nominee  Professor Mick Dodson 

Ex Officio 

 

General Staff Member appointed by the Chair  Ms Linda Addison 28 February 2016
     
Additional Appointed Members (no more than 2):    

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation and Advancement) 

 

Professor Mick Cardew-Hall

28 February 2016

Senior Researcher  Professor Kaarin Anstey 

28 February 2016

 

Invitation to Attend:  

 

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