University Committee on Research
(a) To serve as the primary committee for faculty to inform the administration of any problems and opportunities, including suggested policy changes, that relate to the ability of the faculty to engage in research and other scholarly activities
(b) To initiate studies of various aspects of research and other scholarly activities with the intent of improving the climate for these activities at the University and articulating faculty vision on research issues.
(c) To become familiar with the functions of the Office of Research and provide feedback to the Vice Provost of Research when requested.
(d) To assist the Faculty Senate by investigating issues brought to it relating to research.
(e) To provide feedback to the Research Administration Advisory Group when the opinions of a broad representation of faculty on research-related issues are needed.
(f) To prepare a brief, written report of the Committee’s activities at the end of each academic year and to submit copies of this report to the President of the University, Vice Provost of Research, Provost and the Faculty Senate.
|James McNew, Chair||Department of BioSciences|
|Juan Jose Castellon||School of Architecture|
|Pat DeLucia||Department of Psychological Sciences|
|Elaine Ecklund||Department of Sociology|
|László Kürti||Department of Chemistry|
|Moramay López-Alonso||Department of History|
|John Mellor-Crummey||Department of Computer Science|
|Andriy Nevidomskyy||Department of Physics and Astronomy|
|Matteo Pasquali||Department of Chemical and Biomolecural Engineering|
|Volker Rudolf||Department of BioSciences|
|Eduardo Salas||Department of Psychological Sciences|
|Mike Stern||Department of BioSciences|
|Marina Vannucci||Department of Statistics|
|Omid Veiseh||Department of BioEngineering|
|Kerry Ward||Department of History|
|Colin Zelt||Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences; Faculty Senate representative|
|William Turner||ex officio, Assistant Vice-Provost for Research|
|Chris Mize||ex officio, Environmental Health and Safety Office|
|Gladys Zubiria Fuentes||non-voting graduate student representative|
|Jordin Metz||non-voting graduate student representative|
Updated August 6, 2020