Research Committee

Terms of reference

  • Download the Research Committee Charter  (pdf,193 KB)
  • Download the Federation University Australia (Academic) Regulations 2022 (pdf,705 KB)
  • Download the Standing Orders of Academic Board (pdf,177 KB)

Membership

Position on committeeName
Chair
A nominee of the Provost
Professor Shane Thomas
(Term: Chair 2023 - 2024)
Deputy ChairProfessor  Nima Amjady (Term ending 31 December 2024)
Ex officio members 
Chair, Academic Board, or nominee Professor Bernadine Van Gramberg
Dean, Graduate Research SchoolProfessor Wendy Wright
Director, Research Innovation and EnterpriseDr Mark Potter
Director, CeRDI (Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation)Professor Helen Thompson
Director, HITC (Health Innovation and Transformation Centre)Professor Fadi Charchar
Director, FRRC (Future Regions Research Centre)Professor Thomas Baumgartl
Director, CSA (Centre for Smart Analytics)Professor Joarder Kamruzzaman
Director, Centre for New Energy Transition Research (CfNETR)Professor Nima Amjady
Director, Collaborative Evaluation and Research Centre (CERC)Professor Joanne Porter
Executive Dean, Institute of Education, Arts and Community, or nomineeProfessor Jenene  Burke
Executive Dean, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, or nomineeProfessor Aziz Rahman (nominee)
Executive Dean, Institute  of  Innovation , Science  and Sustainability, or nomineeProfessor  Peter  Vamplew  (nominee)
Associate DVC Reconciliation, or nomineeProfessor  Andrew Gunstone
Dean, Global Professional School, or nomineeAssociate Professor Jason Giri
Director, University Library or nomineeKay  Steel (nominee)
Elected Members
Higher Education Academic (Level A-E)Dr Threasa Meads
(term end 31/12/25)
Member of the ProfessoriateProfessor Madhu Chetty
(term end 31/12/25)
Member of TAFE (optional)vacant
(term end 31/12/24)
Member of the General /Professional Staff      
(term end 31/12/24) 
Higher Degree Research (HDR) Student       Samuel Crane
(term end 31/12/24)
Co-opted Members 
Associate  Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research and InnovationProfessor  Syed Islam
VCST Research  LeadProfessor Remco  Polman 
Senior  Learning  Skills  AdvisorDr Martin  Davies

2024 meetings

MeetingDateTimeLocation

Paper
submission
deadline

Agenda

(members only)

Minutes
(members only)
1/23

Tuesday
27 February 2024

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams 13 February 2024Agenda  (pdf 175KB) 
2/23

Tuesday
30 April 2024

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams16 April 2024  
3/23

Tuesday
4 June 2024

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams21 May 2024  
4/23

Tuesday
13 August 2024

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams30 July 2024 
5/23

Tuesday
1 October 2024

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams17 September 2024 

Contact

Executive Officer, Governance and Secretariat Services
Email: academic.secretariat@federation.edu.au

2023 meetings

MeetingDateTimeLocation

Paper
submission
deadline

Agenda (members only)Minutes
(members only)
1/23

Wednesday
8 March 2023

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams 22 February 2023Agenda (pdf,2.5 MB)Minutes (pdf, 122 KB)
2/23

Wednesday
10 May 2023

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams26 April 2023Agenda (pdf, 4 MB)Minutes (pdf, 182 KB)
3/23

Wednesday
19 July 2023

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams5 July 2023Agenda  (pdf,4613KB)Minutes (pdf, 99KB)
4/23

Wednesday
13 September 2023

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams30 August 2023Agenda (pdf, 331 MB)Minutes (pdf, 120KB)
5/23

Wednesday
15 November 2023

1:30 pm -
3:30 pm
via Teams25 October 2023Agenda (pdf 196KB)Minutes (PDF 162KB)

Past meetings

2022

MeetingDateTimeLocation

Paper
submission
deadline

Agenda
(members only)
Minutes
(members only)
1/22Thursday
31 March 2022
10:30 am -
12.30 pm        
Videoconference 17 March 2022Agenda 1/22 (pdf, 3.5.MB)Minutes
(pdf, 240 KB)
2/22Thursday
26 May 2022

10.30 am -
12.30 pm

Videoconference
12 May 2022Agenda 2/22 (pdf, 1.5 MB)Minutes
(pdf, 111 KB)
3/22Thursday
28 July 2022
10.30 am -
12.30 pm        
Videoconference
14 July 2022Agenda 3/22 (pdf, 4 MB)Minutes (pdf, 111 KB)
4/22Thursday
29 September

(cancelled)
10.30 am -
12.30 pm        
Videoconference
15 September 2022Cancelled-

Newly convened
RESEARCH COMMITTEE

1/22

Thursday
24 November
10.30 am -
12.30 pm
Videoconference
10 November 2022Agenda (1/22)
(pdf, 1.8 MB)
Minutes (pdf, 191 KB)

2021

MeetingDateTimeLocation

Paper
submission
deadline

Agenda
(members only)
Minutes
(members only)
1/21Thursday
25 March
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference 
Please refer to 'Teams' link in your calendar invitation.
12 MarchAgenda (pdf, 3.7 MB)Minutes (pdf,  132 KB)
2/21Thursday
27 May
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
14 MayAgenda (pdf, 1.5 MB)Minutes (pdf, 112 KB)
3/21Thursday
29 July
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
16 JulyAgenda (pdf, 3.7 MB)Unconfirmed Minutes (pdf, 116 KB)
4/21Thursday
30 September
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
17 SeptemberAgenda (pdf, 2 MB)Minutes
(pdf, 190 KB)
5/21Thursday
25 November
10.30 am -12.30 pm
Videoconference
12 NovemberAgenda (pdf, 2.5MB)Minutes (pdf, 124 KB)

2020

MeetingMinutes
MarchMinutes (pdf.130 KB)
MayMinutes (pdf, 134 KB)
JulyMinutes (pdf,121 KB)
SeptemberMinutes (pdf, 109kb)
DecemberMinutes (pdf, 187 KB)

2019

MeetingMinutes
MarchMinutes (pdf, 144 kb)
MayMinutes (pdf, 157 kb)
JuneMinutes (pdf, 80 kb)
AugustMinutes (pdf, 109kb)
OctoberMinutes (pdf.139)
November


Minutes (pdf.107kb)

2018

MonthMinutes
March Confirmed minutes 1-18 (pdf, 1.5 MB)
March RC 2-18 Cancelled
MayConfirmed minutes 3-18 (pdf, 82 KB)
JuneConfirmed minutes 4-18 (pdf, 118 KB)
August Confirmed minutes 5-18 (pdf, 91 KB)
September Confirmed minutes 6-18 (pdf, 129 KB)
OctoberConfirmed minutes 7-18 (pdf, 123 KB)
NovemberConfirmed minutes 8-18 (pdf, 173 KB)

2017

MonthMinutes
February RC 1-17 Minutes (pdf, 146 KB)
March RC 2-17 Minutes (pdf, 76 KB)
May RC 3-17 - Minutes (pdf, 281KB)
June(Reserve) RC 4-17 - Minutes (pdf, 82KB)
August RC 5-17 - Minutes (pdf, 117KB)
September
(Reserve)
RC 6-17 - Minutes (pdf, 141KB)
October RC 7-16 Minutes (pdf, 142KB)
November RC 8-17 Minutes (pdf, 133KB)

2016

MonthMinutes
February RC1/16 (pdf, 4mb)
March RC2/16 (pdf. 95kb)
May RC3/16 (pdf.83kb)
June RC4/16 (pdf.101kb)
August RC 5/16 (pdf.126kb)
October RC 6/16 (pdf. 99kb)
November RC 7/16 (pdf. 91 kb)

2015

MonthMinutes
January Minutes 1/15 (pdf, 80kb)
February Minutes CR 1/15 (pdf, 37kb)
March Minutes 2/15 (pdf, 77kb)
April Minutes 3/15 (pdf, 133kb)
May Minutes RC 4/15 (pdf,111kb)
July RC5/15 (pdf, 189kb)
August Minutes RC 6/15 (pdf, 147kb)
October Minutes RC 7/15 (pdf, 191kb)
November Minutes RC 8/15 (pdf,174kb)
Circulatory Resolutions RC -CR 8/15 Minute (pdf, 618kb)

2014

MonthMinutes
January Minutes 1/14 (pdf, 70kb)
March Minutes 2/14 (pdf. 77kb)
April Minutes 3/14 (pdf, 81kb)
May Minutes 4/14 (pdf, 69kb)
July Minutes 5/14 (pdf, 61kb)
August Minutes 6/14 (pdf, 69kb)
October Minutes 7/14 (pdf, 81kb)
November Minutes 8/14 (pdf, 79kb)