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Research Committee

Terms of Reference

As a Committee of Senate, it shall be required to act in an executive and advisory capacity on all matters related to research in accordance with the current Strategic Plan, and in particular:

  1. To develop a co-ordinated strategy for the delivery of high quality research and to make recommendations to Operations Committee on the resource implications of this strategy.
  2. To support the implementation of research strategy within Schools and more widely across the University and to facilitate sharing of best   practice.
  3. To review research performance across the University and to agree actions to deliver quality improvement.
  4. To review and facilitate the delivery of the Calibre framework.
  5. To review the performance of the Doctoral College.To review the processes for the recruitment, admission and progression of postgraduate research students.
  6. To keep under review the external influences on the development of research, including HEFCE, Research Council and European Union policies on the funding of research.
  7. To co-ordinate with the Learning and Teaching Committee and the Enterprise Committee on matters of mutual interest.
  8. To report to Senate.


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