Research Division

University Research Committee

The University Research Committee (formerly Research College Board), is a committee of the Academic Senate. Its responsibilities are:

  1. to oversee the research and research training goals of the University;
  2. to provide advice and recommendations to Academic Senate on matters relating to the Strategic Research Plan;
  3. to report and advise Academic Senate on decisions, recommendations in relation to its terms of reference;
  4. to provide advice to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) on matters relating to research and research training in support of implementation of the Strategic Research Plan;

The Board is comprised of:

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Chair
  • 4 Associate Deans/Directors of Research (call for nominations)
  • 4 experienced researchers nominated by Academic Senate (expression of interest)
  • 1 Research Fellow (expression of interest)
  • 1 Higher Degree by Research Candidate nominated by the Postgraduate Council
  • 1 external member with experience of R&D appointed by the Vice-Chancellor
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Researcher Development) ex-officio
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training) ex-officio
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure) ex-officio
  • Chair of Academic Senate ex-officio
  • Executive Director, Research Operations – observer with speaking rights

View the terms of reference (PDF 44.1KB) for the board and membership (PDF 144.9KB).

University Research Committee Meeting Schedule 2017

Meeting Date Papers Due TimeHobart Venue Launceston Venue

URC 1

Monday 27 February

Monday 13 February

1.30-3.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

PVC Meeting Room 1 Newnham Campus

URC 2

(Planning Day)

Wednesday 10 May

Wednesday 26 April

10.00am-4.00pm

Alan Bray Room, University Staff Club, Sandy Bay Campus

 

URC 3

Tuesday 4 July

Tuesday 20 June

11.00am-1.00pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

PVC Meeting Room 2 Newnham Campus

URC 4

Tuesday 10 October

Tuesday 26 September

11.00am-1.00pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

PVC Meeting Room 2 Newnham Campus

URC 5

Monday 4 December

Monday 20 November

1.30-3.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

PVC Meeting Room 2 Newnham Campus