University Research Committee

The University Research Committee advises the Academic Board and the Vice-Chancellor on matters relating to the quality and standard of ANU research, and on major issues of research relevant to strategic plans and overarching policy.

Terms of reference

The committee may advise the Academic Board or the Vice-Chancellor on:

  • matters relating to research and research training at the University
  • major issues relevant to the University's strategic plans and overarching policy
  • any matter referred to the Committee by the Academic Board, the Vice-Chancellor, the Chair of the Committee or a member of the University Executive with portfolio responsibility for research.

The committee, in carrying out its role is to:

  • monitor the development of the University's policies and plans in relation to research
  • advise on the coordination of the University's research effort
  • monitor the quality of the University's research activities.

Members

Category Member Term expiry
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Chair Professor Margaret Harding
Ex-officio
Deputy Chair Professor Michael Cardew-Hall
31 Dec 2017
Dean, Higher Degree Research Professor Imelda Whelehan
Ex-officio
Director of Division Research Services Dr Douglas Robertson
Ex-officio
Registrar, Student Administration Ms Joan Angel
Ex-officio
Chairs of the University's Ethics Committees Dr Christian Barry
Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee
Ex-officio
Associate Professor David Jones
Recombinant DNA Monitoring Committee
Ex-officio
Professor Michael Martin PFHEA
Human Research Ethics Committee
Ex-officio
the Dean of Medicine and Health Sciences Professor Imogen Mitchell
Ex-officio
Deans of ANU College (or alternates) Professor Matthew C Gray
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences
Ex-officio
Professor Michael Wesley
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Ex-officio
Associate Professor Emma Schultz
ANU College of Business & Economics
Ex-officio
Professor Elanor Huntington
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science
Ex-officio
Professor Stephen Bottomley
ANU College of Law
Ex-officio
Professor Kiaran Kirk
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment
Ex-officio
Professor Andrew Roberts
ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Ex-officio
One academic staff member from each ANU College Associate Professor Ann Evans
ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences
31 Dec 2017
Associate Professor Maria Racionero Llorente
ANU College of Business & Economics
31 Dec 2017
Professor Andrew Macintosh
ANU College of Law
31 Dec 2017
Professor Barry Pogson
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment
31 Dec 2017
Professor Peter Bouwknegt
ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
31 Dec 2017
Professor Renee McKibbin
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
31 Dec 2017
Professor Thushara Abhayapala
ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science
31 Dec 2017
University Librarian Ms Roxanne Missingham
Ex-officio
One graduate student chosen by the Chair of the Committee in consultation with the President, Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA) Ms Kim-Marie Spence
17 Aug 2017
One undergraduate student chosen by the Chair of the Committee in consultation with the President, ANU Students' Association (ANUSA) Mr James Connolly
30 Nov 2017
Senior researcher appointed by the Chair Dr Katherine Daniell
31 Dec 2017
Director, National Centre for Indigenous Studies Professor Michael Dodson
Ex-officio
General staff member appointed by the Chair Ms Tracey McNicol
31 Dec 2017
Early career researcher appointed by the Chair Dr Catherine Frieman
31 Dec 2017
Additional appointed members Professor Michael Cardew-Hall
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Innovation)
31 Dec 2017
Dr Helen Sullivan
31 Dec 2017

Meetings

2016
Date & location Deadlines
Wednesday 17 Feb, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen Room
Agenda deadline
3 Feb
Wednesday 13 Apr, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen Room
Agenda deadline
30 Mar
Wednesday 1 Jun, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen
Agenda deadline
18 May
Wednesday 24 Aug, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen
Agenda deadline
10 Aug
Wednesday 9 Nov, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen
Agenda deadline
26 Oct
2017
Date & location Deadlines
Wednesday 8 Feb, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
25 Jan
Wednesday 12 Apr, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
29 Mar
Wednesday 7 Jun, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
24 May
Wednesday 23 Aug, 9.30am
Ross Hohnen, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
9 Aug
Wednesday 8 Nov, 9.30am
Mills Room, Chancelry Building
Agenda deadline
25 Oct