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Research Governance Committee
Constitution and Membership for 2012-13
Where the name of a committee member is italicised, this indicates that that member is serving on the Committee as a deputy or nominee of another member.
Number in brackets to the right-hand side of a committee member’s name indicates length of continuous service in years, up to and including the 2011-12 session. Length of service is not indicated for ex officio and student members, or for Observers.
|Vice-Provost (Research) (Chair)||Professor David Price|
|Vice-Provost (Enterprise) (or nominee)||Dr Anne Mortimer|
|Vice-Provost (Health) (or nominee)||Professor Mary Collins|
|Director of Human Resources||Mr Nigel Waugh|
|Director of Registry and Academic Services||Mr Tim Perry|
|Director of Research Planning||Dr Andrew Clark|
|Director of Research Support, Joint Research Office||Dr Nick McNally|
|Chair, Clinical Research Governance Committee||Dr Emma Morris|
A Lay Member, appointed by Council
- Lord Hart of Chilton (3)
|Six academic staff, nominated by the Vice-Provost (Research), two from each of the three UCL schools:|
Arts and Humanities, Laws, Social and Historical Sciences, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SLASH)
Professor Cheryl Thomas (-)
Professor Claire Warwick (2)
Built Environment, Engineering Sciences, Mathematical and Physical Sciences (BEAMS)
Professor Danny Alexander (2)
Dr Brian Balmer (2)
|Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS)||
Professor Shelley Channon (2)
Professor Raymond MacAllister (3)
- Mr Andrew Cooper (2)
|Secretary||Ms Rachel Port|
Terms of Reference
Subject to any general or particular direction that may from time to time be given by the Academic Committee, the Research Governance Committee is charged by Council:
- To oversee and co-ordinate the operation of research governance processes at UCL, according to the principles set out in the UCL research ethics framework, and to approve, subject to appropriate consultation, research governance policies and procedures.
- To monitor developments in the area of research governance within the UK higher education research community and to determine, subject to appropriate consultation, mechanisms to ensure that the relevant UCL policies and procedures are reviewed and revised as necessary to take account of such developments.
- To ensure that UCL's research governance policies and procedures are effectively communicated to the academic research community of UCL.
- To receive reports and/or minutes from UCL committees and joint UCL/NHS committees which are responsible for monitoring the operation of particular policies and/or procedures which form part of the UCL research ethics framework.
- To oversee the operation of UCL’s procedure for investigating and resolving allegations of misconduct in academic research, including (i) participation by members of the Committee, in accordance with the procedure, in the work of investigative panels set up under the procedure, and (ii) receipt of an annual report from the Director of Registry and Academic Services on the operation of the procedure.
- To report to the Academic Committee by submission to the Academic Committee officers of the Minutes of each meeting of the Research Governance Committee.
Meeting Dates 2012-13
- Tuesday 6 November 2012, 10.30am
- Thursday 14 March 2013, 10.30am
- Tuesday 18 June 2013, 10.00am
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