Research committee

Research committee

The Faculty of Science Research Committee meets every month to discuss everything relating to research in the faculty, including:

  • University policy and direction where it impacts on research activities
  • Support available for research
  • Faculty funding
  • External data collection schemes
  • Grant applications and success rates

If there is an issue you feel the committee should be talking about, please bring it to the attention of the Research Director for your department, who is your representative on the committee.

The Terms of Reference for the Faculty Research Committee can be found here.

Research Committee Members in 2018:

  • Professor David Coutts, Associate Dean Research
    Professor Ian Wright, Deputy Associate Dean Research
  • (Position vacant), Associate Dean International and Corporate Engagement
  • Associate Professor Tracy Rushmer, Deputy Associate Dean Higher Degree Research
  • Irina Zakoshanski, Faculty Research Manager
  • Julian Zipparo, Manager, Strategic Research Partnerships and Pre-Award
  • Professor Jian Yang, Research Director Computing
  • Dr Georgy Sofronov, Research Director Mathematics and Statistics
  • Professor Iain Collings, Research Director Engineering
  • Professor Orsola De Marco, Research Director Physics and Astronomy
  • Professor Neil Saintilan, Acting Research Director Environmental Sciences
  • Professor Nicki Packer, Research Director CBMS
  • Associate Professor Andrew Barron, Research Director Biological Sciences
  • Professor Simon French, Research Director Chiropractic
  • Professor Sue O’Reilly, Centre Director ARC Centre of Excellence for CCFS
  • Professor Stephen Foley, Research Director Earth and Planetary Sciencs
  • Professor Jon Lawrence, Research Director for the AAO

Meetings Dates for 2018:

Please note that meetings are now held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month, from 1pm-3pm unless otherwise indicated.

DateTimeLocationAgendaMinutes
10th January 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room Not Scheduled Not Scheduled
14th February 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
14th March 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
11th April 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
9th May 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
13th June 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
11th July 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA  
8th August 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
12th September 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
10th October 2018 1pm- 3pm E7A 803 TBA TBA
14th November 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
12th December 2018 1pm- 3pm E6A 242 Conference Room TBA TBA
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