Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference

Membership
Nine members of the General Academic Assembly, at least three of whom will be elected members of Council, normally one of whom will be chair.  Two of the nine members will be Assistant or Associate Deans with responsibility for research.
One undergraduate student appointed by the U.S.S.U.
One graduate student appointed by the G.S.A.

Ex Officio
The Vice-president Research
The Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Research
The President (non-voting member)
The Chair of Council (non-voting member)

Administrative Support
The Office of the Vice-president Research
The Office of the University Secretary

The Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee is responsible for:

  1. Recommending to Council on issues and strategies to support research, scholarly and artistic work.
  2. Recommending to Council on policies and issues relating to research integrity and ethics in the conduct of research, scholarly and artistic work.
  3. Recommending to Council and providing advice to the Vice-President Research on community engagement and knowledge translation activities related to research, scholarly and artistic work.
  4. Providing advice to the Vice-President Research and reporting to Council on issues relating to the granting agencies which provide funding to the University.
  5. Providing advice to the Vice-President Research, the Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning, and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research on the contributions of undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to the research activity of the University.
  6. Examining proposals for the establishment of any institute or centre engaged in research, scholarly or artistic work at the University and providing advice to the Planning and Priorities Committee of Council.
  7. Receiving annual reports from the Vice-President Research and the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.
  8. Receiving and reporting to Council the University's research ethics boards' annual reports.
  9. Designating individuals to act as representatives of the committee on any other bodies, when requested, where such representation is deemed by the committee to be beneficial.

 As revised June, 2013

Membership

Membership 2017-18

Terms expire June 30
USSU and GSA Terms expire April 30
Council Members
John Gordon Medicine                                                    2018
Paul Jones (chair) School of Environment and Sustainability     2019
Julita Vassileva Computer Science                                      2019

Bob Tyler

Rainer Dick

Assoc. Dean Agriculture and Bioresources    2019   

Physics and Engineering Physics                  2020

GAA Members
Jon Farthing Kinesiology
2018
Garry Gable Music
2018
Virginia Wilson Library
2018
David Burgess Educational Administration
2019
Other members
Jessica Quan
VP Academic Affairs (USSU designate)
Mays Aiyad
(GSA designate)
Adam Baxter-Jones
Acting Dean of Graduate Studies & Research
Karen Chad
Vice-President Research
Resource members
TBD
Director of Research Services

Laura Zink

Special Projects, Office of the Vice-President Research

Amanda Storey (Secretary) Office of the University Secretary

The President and the Chair of Council are also ex-officio non-voting members of all University Council committees.

Schedule

Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work CommitteeMeeting Schedule 2017-2018 

DATE                                                TIME                                       LOCATION
September 12                          10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
October 3                                 10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
October 24                               10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
November 14                           10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
December 5                             10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
January 9                                10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
January 30                              10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
February 27                             10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
March 13                                 10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
April 3                                     10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
April 24                                   10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
May 15                                    10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238
May 29                                    10:00am to 12:00pm                         PMB 238

Reports

Reports to University Council
2017-18
2016-17
2014-15
2013-14
COUNCIL REPORT 2012-13