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University Research Committee

The University Research Committee is a Committee of Academic Board.

Purpose & Function

To advise the Academic Board and the Vice-Chancellor on research objectives and strategies, the University’s research performance, research and research training policy and practice and research degree programs.

Closing date for papers

Please contact Mrs Karina Doblander-Azurin (-2884) if you require further information regarding closing dates for submission of papers to the Committee.

Meetings in 2018

All meetings are held in the Council Room. Meeting dates are:

Meeting # Date Closing date for papers/items
(2018-1) (22 February) Cancelled (8 February)
2018-2 19 April 5  April     
2018-3 28 June 14 June
2018-4    9  August 26 July
2018-5 13 September 30 August
2018-6 25 October 11 October


Position Incumbent
Chair: acting DVC Research & Innovation George Cho
Associate Dean(s) Research (ADR's) Roland Goecke - Faculty of Science and Technology (SciTech)
Jennie Scarvell - Faculty of Health
Steve Basson - Faculty of Arts and Design (FAD)
David Carter - Faculty of Business, Government and Law (BGL)
Members of Academic BoardReena Ghildyal - Faculty of Science and Technology (SciTech)
 Ali Quazi - Faculty of Business Government and Law (BGL)
Elected Academic Staff Member currently vacant
Directors of University Research Institutes Ross Thompson - Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE)
Mark Evans - Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA)
Gordon Waddington (A/g) - UC Research Institute for Sport & Exercise (UCRISE)
Rachel Davey - UC Health Research Institute (HRI)
Dean, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership and StrategyPeter Radoll
Academic Director, Graduate Research  Kerry McCallum
Associate Vice-President, Innovation and Strategic Initiatives Victor Pantano
Director, Research ServicesKsenia Sawczak
Postgraduate Student Representative currently vacant

Terms of Reference


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