The 13-member Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee makes recommendations to University Council on issues relating to the conduct and application of research and scholarly work at the University of Saskatchewan.


Powers and Duties of the Research, Scholarly, and Artistic Work Committee

  • To identify, consider and make recommendations to Council on issues relating to the conduct and application of research and scholarly work at the University of Saskatchewan. To recommend to Council on research policy at the U of S. To recommend to Council on the ethics of research at the U of S. To provide advice on issues relating to the granting agencies which provide funding to the U of S. To examine proposals for the establishment of any research institute, or similar unit, at the University, and to make appropriate recommendations to the Planning Committee of Council.
  • To promote opportunities for community engaged in the research, scholarly and artistic work activities of the University.
  • To receive an annual report on matters related to research from the Office of Research Services, the Associate Vice-President Research, and the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.

Terms of Reference

Mandate:

1. To participate in or spearhead development of programs and initiatives designed to further the University’s mandate related to research, scholarly and artistic activities.

2. Provide recommendations to the Office of the Vice-President Research on programs related to the pursuit of research, scholarly and artistic activities.

3. In partnership with the Office of the Vice-President Research, ensure that college priorities are considered in developing the institutional research agenda.

4. On request, review and provide feedback on initiatives being undertaken by academic (colleges, departments, centres) and administrative units related to the pursuit of research, scholarly and artistic activities.

5. Act as a forum for sharing ideas, concerns, issues and priorities related to the administration and enhancement of research, scholarly and artistic work.

6. Liaise with the Office of the Vice-President Research and the Research, Scholarly and Artistic Committee of Council with regards to policies related to research, scholarly and artistic activities and the conduct of such activities by members of the campus community.

Composition

Members:

Vice-President Research or Designate (Chair)
Associate Dean Research or Designate from each college
Dean, College of Graduate Studies and Research
Dean, University Library
Director of Research, Canadian Light Source
Associate Director (Research), Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization

Ex officio members:

Associate Vice-President Research
Associate Vice-President Research – Health (University of Saskatchewan)/Vice-President Research & Innovation (Saskatoon Health Region)
Managing Director, Industry Liaison Office
Director of Research Services & Assistant to the Vice-President Research
Director, Research Communications
Executive Assistant to the Vice-President Research

Membership Listing for 2017/18

Terms of Reference

 Mandate:

 1. To participate in or spearhead development of programs and initiatives designed to further the University’s mandate related to research, scholarly and artistic activities.

2. Provide recommendations to the Office of the Vice-President Research on programs related to the role of centres at the U of S and to the pursuit of research, scholarly and artistic activities in general.

3. In partnership with the Office of the Vice-President, ensure that centre priorities are considered in developing the institutional research and academic agenda.

4. On request, review and provide feedback on initiatives being undertaken by academic (colleges, departments, centres) and administrative units related to the pursuit of research, scholarly and artistic activities.

5. Act as a forum for sharing ideas, concerns, issues and priorities related to the administration and enhancement of research, scholarly and artistic work and other centre activities.

6. Liaise with the Office of the Vice-President Research, the Associate Deans Research Forum and the Research, Scholarly and Artistic Committee of Council with regards to policies related to research, scholarly and artistic activities and the conduct of such activities by members of the campus community.

Composition

Members:

Vice-President Research or Designate (Chair)
Director, Centres Reporting to the Vice-President Research

  • Animal Resources Centre
  • Canadian Light Source
  • Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
  • Community-University Institute for Social Research
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre
  • Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre
  • Prairie Swine Centre
  • Research and Education for Solutions to Violence and Abuse (RESOLVE)
  • Saskatchewan Drug Research Institute
  • Saskatchewan Population Health and Evaluation Research Unit
  • Saskatchewan Structural Sciences Centre
  • Toxicology Centre
  • University of Saskatchewan Process Philosophy Research Unit
  • Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization
  • Women’s Studies Research Unit

Ex officio members:

Executive Assistant to the Vice-President Research
Assistant to the Vice-President Research & Director, Research Services

Membership Listing for 2017/18

Terms of Reference

Mandate:

Advise on the management of the University's Indirect Costs Fund as required as part of the annual proposal and reporting/audit process.

Membership:

  • Vice-President Research (Chair)
  • Representative from the Research, Scholarly and Artistic Work Committee
  • Two Representatives from the Associate/Assistant Deans Research Forum
  • Associate Vice-President Financial Services
  • Representative from the Budget Committee

Resource Personnel:

  • Director, Research Services
  • Manager, Innovation Programs Unit
  • Managing Director, Industry Liaison Office

Terms of Reference

The CFI has designed the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) to help universities attract and retain the best researchers at a time of intense international competition by allowing the universities to:

  • acquire infrastructure for their leading research faculty to undertake cutting-edge research
  • create competitive packages of research support for infrastructure, direct research costs and operating funds.

Please visit the CFI page for further information.