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Research & Research Training Committee

The Research and Research Training Committee is responsible for monitoring, reporting and advising the Academic Board on quality and standards in against internal and external quality indicators, and advising the Academic Board on relevant proposed regulations, policies and procedures.

The Research & Research Training Committee Terms of Reference.

Composition and Membership

The Research and Research Training Committee is composed of:

  • One person elected as chair from the membership of the Academic Board:Associate Professor Deb Kerr
  • One Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include research and research training:Professor Warren Payne
  • Dean of the Graduate Research Centre (ex-officio):Professor Helen Borland
  • Dean of the Office for Research (ex-officio):Donna Hannan
  • Two College Directors of Research and Research Training, nominated by the College Directors of Research and Research Training and endorsed by the Academic Board:Professor Anne-Marie HedeDr Marg Malloch
  • Two members drawn from the Directors of the University's Research Institutes and Research Centres, nominated by the Directors of Research Institutes and Research Centres and endorsed by the Academic Board:Professor Stephen GrayProfessor Bruce Rasmussen
  • The University Librarian (ex-officio):Ralph Kiel
  • Two members of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board:Professor Neil AndrewsKaren Jackson
  • Three members of the Academy, nominated by the Principal Officer nominated by the Academic Board and whose responsibilities include research and research training and the Chair and endorsed by the Academic Board:Dr Efrat EilamProfessor Hua WangDr Kumi Heenetigala
  • One research training student nominated by the Academic Board:Ms Li He (Helly)