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 128.5 KB).

University Research Committee Meeting Schedule 2019

Meeting Date Papers Due Time Hobart Venue
Meeting 1 Thursday 7 March 2019 Wednesday 20 February

10am-12pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus
Meeting 2 Thursday 9 May 2019

Monday 15 April

10am-12pm Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus
Meeting 3 Thursday 27 June 2019 Wednesday 12 June

10am-12pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus
Meeting 4

Thursday 8 August

Thursday 24 July 2-4pm Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus
Meeting 5 Thursday 3 October Thursday 20 September 10am-12pm Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus
URC
(Planning Day) 
Monday 25 November (Planning Day)   10am-4pm Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus