Research Committee

Terms of reference

To advise Senate on matters regarding:

  • Research policy
  • Allocation of internal research funds
  • Acceptance of research grants and contracts
  • Development of research management plans
  • Development of relationships with research funders
  • Development of research strategies
  • Policy and oversight for research centres

Membership

  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) - Chair
  • Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) - Deputy Chair
  • Chairs of Faculty Research Committees
  • Representatives of each Large Scale Research Institute
  • Two professorial members elected by the professoriate
  • Two sub-professorial members elected by the sub-professorial staff
  • Chief Executive Officer Auckland UniServices Limited or nominee
  • One full-time postgraduate research student appointed by Postgraduate Students Association

The Research Committee reports to Senate.

Committee members and term of office

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)   Holds office until
Professor J Metson (Chair) Ex-officio
Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) 
Holds office until
Professor J Metson (Chair) Ex-officio
Chairs of Faculty Research Committees
Holds office until
Professor C Arkinstall, Arts
Ex-officio
Professor P Boxall, Business and Economics Ex-officio
Associate Professor D Brown, Creative Arts & Industries Ex-officio
Associate Professor M East, Education Ex-officio
Professor X Xu, Engineering Ex-officio
Professor P Devonshire, Law Ex-officio
Professor A Shelling, Medical & Health Sciences Ex-officio
Professor J Gerrard, Science Ex-officio
Representatives of each large-scale research institute
Holds office until
Associate Professor L Cheng (Bio-Engineering)
Ex-officio
Dr J O’Sullivan (Liggins) Ex-officio
Two professorial members elected by the professoriate
Holds office until
Professor J Travas-Sejdic, Chemical Sciences
31.01.18
TBA 31.01.19
Two sub-professorial members elected by sub-professorial staff
Holds office until
Dr B Kensington-Miller, CLeaR
31.01.19
Dr J Brown, Cultures, Languages & Linguistics 31.01.18
CEO, Auckland UniServices Ltd or nominee
Holds office until
Mr J Nikoia, Auckland UniServices Ltd
Ex-officio
One full-time postgraduate research student appointed by AUSA  
Holds office until
Mr S Luoto
Ex-officio
Observer
Holds office until
Associate Professor Caroline Daley, Dean of Graduate Studies
Ex-officio
In Attendance
Holds office until
Ms Robyn Hill, Director of Research Management (Acting)
Ex-officio

Committee Administrator

Mrs L Jeevaratnam, Executive Assistant to DVC(Research)
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext. 85337
Email: l.jeevaratnam@auckland.ac.nz.

Schedule of meetings

Date
Time
22.02.17
9.00am
12.04.17 9.00am
21.06.17 9.00am
23.08.17 9.00am
18.10.17 9.00am
06.12.17 9.00am