Research committees

Click on the title of the Committee for more information. You can also find information on all the University committees on the Governance and Management website.

Committee Brief description Dates of next meetings
Research and Innovation Committee The Research and Innovation Committee reports to Senate. Its role is to oversee issues relating to Research and Innovation in support of the University's strategic priorities.

14 Nov 2019

5 Feb 2020

13 May 2020

Research Governance Sub-Committee The Sub-Committee advises and reports to the Research and Innovation Committee on research governance matters relating to health and human-interventional studies 

15 Jan 2020

8 Apr 2020

Research Staff Development Committee The Research Staff Development Committee's purpose is to take a strategic perspective on how best to enhance the University's development provision and research environment for research staff, aligned to the strategic priorities of the University and its faculties.

7 Feb 2019

23 Jun 2019

University Postgraduate Research Student Committee The Committee provides leadership for, development of strategy for, and champions postgraduate research student (PGR) strategy and policy.
University Research Ethics Committee (UREC) The University Research Ethics Committee (UREC) reports directly to Senate and oversees the University's policy and approval procedures relating to research involving human participants, personal data and human tissue.

4th Sept 2019

13th Nov 2019

12th Feb 2020

13th May 2020

Commercial Assessment Review Group The Commercial Assessment Review Group make decisions on whether the University should provide resources to develop early-stage ideas, undertake project appraisals, and to determine commercial potential.

Capital Research Assets Group The Capital Research Assets Group monitors and supports the University's capital research infrastructure. It reports formally to the University's Estates and Capital Sub-Group.

5th May 2021

9th June 2021

7th July 2021

4th Aug 2021

1st Sept 2021

6th Oct 2021

11th Nov 2021

8th Dec 2021

12th Jan 2022

2nd Feb 2022

2nd March 2022

6th April 2022

4th May 2022

1st June 2022

6th July 2022

3rd Aug 2022