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Research & Faculty Development Committee

The Research & Faculty Development Committee includes four faculty members, one from each Division. When necessary, tother individuals may be invited in as advisory members. The Committee is responsible for developing research policies and promoting research activities on campus.

Terms of Reference:

a) to review and make recommendations on policy and mechanisms for encouraging, supporting, and funding research. With sufficient external funding, consideration may be given to the establishment of a research Chair and the development of a research publication.

b) to review and make recommendations for institutional arrangements (such as allocation and adequacy of equipment and facilities, secretarial and technical assistance, library collection policy, etc.) to support research at Concordia University of Edmonton.

c) to enhance the intellectual life of Concordia University of Edmonton as a liberal arts institution by encouraging the presentation and discussion of faculty research activities.

d) to review applications for Concordia University of Edmonton research grants and reduction-in-teaching awards, and make recommendations to the Vice-President Academic and Provost.

Evaluation of each application, establishment of the priority of applications, and recommendation of funding for each research application are the responsibility of the Research & Faculty Development Committee. Details of the funding of all research projects are on file in the Office of Research and Faculty Development.