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 high-level 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
  • Maximum of 4 Associate Deans Research (call for nominations)
  • 4 experienced researchers nominated by Academic Senate (expression of interest)
  • Maximum of 2 members appointed by the Chair
  • 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 Infrastructure) ex-officio
  • Chair of Academic Senate ex-officio
  • Executive Director, Research Operations – observer with speaking rights
  • Associate Director - Researcher Development

View the terms of reference (PDF 44KB) for the board and membership (PDF 112KB).

University Research Committee Meeting Schedule 2018

Meeting Date Papers Due TimeHobart Venue Launceston Venue
URC 1Wednesday 21 MarchWednesday 7 March11.00-1.00pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay CampusPVC Meeting Room 2 Newnham Campus
URC 2Thursday 19 AprilThursday 5 April10.00am-12.00pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay CampusPVC Meeting Room 1  Newnham Campus
URC 3Wednesday 27 JuneWednesday 13 June1.30pm-3.30pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay CampusPVC Meeting Room 1  Newnham Campus
URC 4Thursday 9 AugustThursday 26 July10.00am-12.00pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay CampusPVC Meeting Room 1  Newnham Campus
URC 5Thursday 4 OctoberThursday 20 September10.00-12.00pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay CampusPVC Meeting Room 1  Newnham Campus
URC
(Planning Day) 
Friday 30 NovemberFriday 16 November9.00am-2.00pmCouncil Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus