GFC Committees

Research and Scholarship Standing Committee (RSSC)

Terms of Reference

The committee shall:

  • review annually the Institution’s Strategic Research Plan and provide advice on its contents, objectives, and orientation
  • consider and review, as required, existing research related policies and propose new one, if necessary, and provide advice on their content, interpretation, and implementation
  • provide a forum where new research, scholarly initiatives and ideas can be discussed and reviewed in an inter-disciplinary context
  • provide, through its members, an internal communication mechanism built on the existing institutional structure to broadly communicate information concerning research, funding opportunities, institutional research initiatives, and the like
  • establish, as required, sub-committees to address emerging issues as they relate to research, creative, and scholarly activities and develop proposals for addressing them.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, October 2, 2018CANCELLEDUniversity Board RoomTBD
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday,February 12, 2019 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomPDF
Tuesday, April 2, 20194:00 - 6:00 p.m.University Board RoomTBD
Mike Quinn
Associate Vice-President, Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement
Ex Officio
Michael Uzoka
Faculty of Science and Technology
GFC Member at Large
Emily Hutchison
Faculty of Arts
Faculty Member
Leah Hamilton
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
Faculty Member
Gladys Sterenberg
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Faculty Member
Trevor Day
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty Member
Erika Smith
Faculty Member
Sara Sharun
University Library
Faculty Member
Kathy Offet-Gartner
Student Affairs and Campus Life
Jennifer Pettit
Faculty of Arts
Dean's Council Representative
Cordelia SnowdonStudent Representative
Amanda LeBlancStudent Representative
Cynthia Gallop
Chair, Human Research Ethics Board
Faculty Member
Melissa Deane
Manager, Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement
Ex Officio
Doralyn Newly
Finance Designate
Ex Officio
Meagan Bowler
Dean, University Library
Ex Officio
Ray De Paul
Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Institute Director
James Stauch
Institute for Community Prosperity
Institute Director
Michelle Yeo
Institute for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Institute Director
Connie Van der Byl
Institute for Environmental Sustainability
Institute Director
Danah Duke
Miistakis Institute
Institute Director
Sonya Jakubec
Centre for Child Well-Being
Centre Director
Tim Haney
Centre for Community Disaster Research
Centre Director and Research Development Officer
Lena Soots
Trico Changemakers Studio
Interim Director
Marlena Cross
University Advancement
Sarah Hewitt
Research Development Officer
Cari Merkley
Research Development Officer
Ada Jaarmsa
Research Development Officer
Sheena Jensen
Governance Assistant, GFC
Recording Secretary
For further information, contact:

Sheena Jensen

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