Research Infrastructure Committee

The Research Infrastructure Committee (RIC) is a sub-committee of the University Research Committee.  Its objective is to oversee development and implementation of the University's institutional-level research infrastructure strategies to support the University in fulfilling its national role and mission.

Terms of reference

Specifically the role of the committee is to:

  • oversee the development and implementation of the University's institutional-level research infrastructure strategies to support the University in fulfilling its national role and mission
  • oversee the review and planning of current and future university research infrastructure capabilities and evaluate future strategic investment opportunities
  • provide advice and make recommendations to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) on all matters related to research infrastructure

The Committee will provide regular reports on its work to the University Research Committee, raising issues, as necessary, for URC consideration.

Members

Category Member Term expiry
Chair Professor Ute Roessner
Academic Director, Research Infrastructure and Initiatives
Ex-officio
Associate Deans (Research) for all Colleges, or their nominees Professor Darren Halpin
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences
Ex-officio
Associate Professor Emma Schultz
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Business and Economics
Ex-officio
Associate Professor Matt Tomlinson
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Ex-officio
Professor Nick Birbilis
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science
Ex-officio
Professor Penny King
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Science
Ex-officio
Professor Ross Hannan
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Health & Medicine
Ex-officio
Associate Professor Faith Gordon
Associate Dean (Research), ANU College of Law
Ex-officio
Up to six researchers representing collaborative research infrastructure capabilities, appointed by the DVCRI Professor Sean Smith
18 May 2024
Professor Mahananda Dasgupta
18 May 2024
Dr Melanie Rug
18 May 2024
Dr Michael Dobbie
18 May 2024
Associate Professor Steven McEachern
18 May 2024
Professor Owen Atkin
18 May 2024
Up to two further representatives of the Technical staff stream appointed by the DVCRI Ms Stephanie Palmer
18 May 2024
Dr Adam Carroll
18 May 2024
Representative of the Division of Information Technology Services Ms Lucy Boom
18 May 2024
Representative of the Library Ms Roxanne Missingham
18 May 2024

Meetings

2022
Date & location
Thursday 19 May, 10.30am
To be confirmed
Thursday 21 Jul, 10.30am
To be confirmed
Thursday 15 Sep, 10.30am
To be confirmed
Thursday 17 Nov, 10.30am
To be confirmed
2023
Date & location
Thursday 9 Feb, 10.30am
To be confirmed
Thursday 27 Apr, 10.30am
To be confirmed