Research Division

University Research Committee

The University Research Committee is a committee of the Academic Senate. Its purpose and function are:

to provide oversight of governance in relation to all elements of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 that relate to research and research training, and report to and advise Academic Senate on decisions, recommendations, and matters of interest emanating from the Committee. The domains of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 that are relevant to the Committee are specified in Appendix A .The Board is comprised of:

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Chair
  • Associate Deans (Research)
  • 2 members of academic staff appointed by Senate
  • 2 members of Senate appointed by Senate
  • 1 member appointed by the Chair
  • 1 Research Fellow (expression of interest)
  • 1 Higher Degree by Research Candidate nominated by the Postgraduate Council
  • Chair/Deputy Chair Academic Senate ex-officio
  • Dean of Graduate Research ex-officio
  • Executive Director, Research– observer with speaking rights
  • Executive Director, Innovation and Enterprise – observer with speaking rights
  • University Librarian – observer with speaking rights
  • Senior Executive Officer – observer with speaking rights

View the terms of reference (PDF 44KB) for the board and membership (PDF 128.5 KB).

University Research Committee Meeting Schedule 2021

MeetingDateTime Papers Due Hobart Venue

Meeting 1

Thursday 25 March

Thursday 11 February

10.30am-12.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

Meeting 2

Tuesday 25 May

Tuesday 11 May

10.30am-12.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

Meeting 3

Thursday 22 July

Thursday 8 July

10.30am-12.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

Meeting 4

Wednesday 15 September

Wednesday 1 September

2-4pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

Meeting 5

Tuesday 9 November

Tuesday 26 October

10.30am-12.30pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus

Meeting 6

Thursday 9 December (Planning Meeting)

Thursday 25 November

10.00am-1.00pm

Council Room, Admin Bld Sandy Bay Campus