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Research Committee


For dates when the Research Committee sits see Research Calendar

The role of the Research Committee is to advise the Academic Board on research policies, strategies, initiatives and innovation that promote and support the research and research training directions of the Institute. The Committee oversees the research activity of the Institute in line with the Institute’s Research Plan and the Institute Strategic Plan. This includes provisions for the development of research policy and strategies, management of research ethics processes, the promotion of research initiatives and programs, the monitoring and reporting on research output, and oversight of the performance and processes supporting higher degree by research candidates.

The aim of the Research Committee is to support the development of a strong research culture, foster excellence in research and build research capability. The term of appointment for members of the Research Committee is two years.

Membership comprises:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Executive Director of Division responsible for research and research training (Chairperson),
  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer (or Further Education Division nominee),
  • Elder: Executive Advisor Academic and Cultural Leadership,
  • A senior researcher of the Institute,
  • Director: Graduate School
  • Director: Centre Aboriginal Languages and Linguistics (CALL)
  • A Candidate enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research award,
  • Manager of Library and Information Services (or nominee),
  • Director of Performance, Monitoring and Review (or nominee), and
  • One member of Batchelor Higher Education Teaching Team