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Research Committee

The Research Committee is an advisory committee of Academic Board on issues of research across the University, including advising Academic Board on the development of policies and procedures for the maintenance of academic standards and accountability, equity and quality assurance for all research activities in or associated with the University.

The Committee may co-opt such other persons to membership as it determines from time to time.

Members:

Chair - Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Professor Geraldine Mackenzie

Deputy Chair of Academic Board (Research)
Professor Mark Hughes

Chair - Higher Degrees Research Committee
Professor Les Christidis

One academic member of the Academic Board, elected by the Board on the basis of a strong research track record, for a period of two years
Vacant

The Director of a designated University Research Institute, appointed by Academic Board on the advice of the Chair of Academic Board after consultation with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), for a period of two years
Professor Peter Harrison

The Director of a designated University Research Centre, appointed by Academic Board on the advice of the Chair of Academic Board after consultation with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), for a period of two years
Professor Bradley Eyre Director, Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry

Research Higher Degree student representative
Barbara Kinder

Two (2) academic staff members nominated by the Chair of Academic Board after consultation with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), for a period of two (2) years, to ensure diversity in disciplinary representation and research skills, experience and knowledge
Associate Professor Terry Rose Southern Cross Plant Science
Associate Professor Sandra Grace School of Health and Human Sciences

Two (2) School Directors of Research nominated by the Chair of Academic Board after consultation with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), to ensure diversity in disciplinary representation and research skills, experience and knowledge. One (1) will be appointed for a two (2) year term and the other a one (1) year term to ensure continuity
Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie School of Business & Tourism
Associate Professor Elizabeth Stephens School of Arts & Social Sciences

One Early Career Researcher appointed by Academic Board on the advice of the Chair of Academic Board
Dr Cristy Clark

Director, Office of Research
Mr Stephen Williams

Executive Officer to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) as Secretary
Dr Nicole Rice

Minutes Secretary
Ms Louise Gordon