Research Committee

Membership 2021

Position on committeeName
Chair Professor Fadi Charchar
(term end 31/12/22)
Deputy Chair

Professor Manzur Murshed
(one-year term end 31/12/2021)

Ex officio members 
Chair, Academic Board, or nominee Associate Professor Elisa Zentveld
(term end 31/12/22)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), or nominee Professor Chris Hutchison
Dean, Graduate StudiesProfessor Wendy Wright
Chair, Research Higher Degrees Committee

Professor Wendy Wright
(term end 31/12/22)

Associate Deans (Research) 
Federation Business School Associate Professor Abdel Halabi
School of Arts Associate Professor Jeremy Smith
School of Education Associate Professor Robyn Brandenburg
School of Science, Psychology and SportProfessor David Piedrafita   
School of HealthAssociate Professor Aziz Rahman
School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences Professor Manzur Murshed
Two Directors/Co-directors of University research centres:
(elected from within their cohort) 
vacant
vacant
Acting Director, Library and Learning SpacesDr Kay Steel
Director, Research Innovation and Enterprise, or nominee Amy Hunter
Chair, eResearch Advisory Committee Dr Kay Steel
Elected members        
One member of the TAFE delivery team Patrick Murphy
(term end 31/12/22)
One higher education academic (Levels A - C) vacant
(term end 31/12/22)
One member of the Professoriate Professor Rochelle Eime
(term end 31/12/22)
One Federation University Australia higher degree research (HDR) student       Ana Larsen
(term end 31/12/21)

2021 meetings

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)

Contact

Lisa Francis, Academic Secretariat, Governance and Strategy
Phone: +61 3 5327 6544
Email: academic.secretariat@federation.edu.au

Past meetings

2020

MeetingDateTimeLocation

Paper
submission
deadline

Agenda
(members only)
Minutes
(members only)
1/20Thursday
12 March
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Council Room (Mt Helen)
2W-263 (Churchill)
Offices (Berwick)
28 FebruaryAgenda (pdf, 20.3 MB)Minutes (pdf.130 KB)
2/20Thursday
7 May
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
24 April

Agenda (pdf, 3.8 MB)

Item 5.3 SOE Minutes (pdf, 257 KB)

Minutes (pdf, 134 KB)
3/20Thursday
30 July
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
17 JulyAgenda (pdf, 5 MB)Minutes (121 KB)
4/20Thursday
10 September
10.30 am -12.30 pm        
Videoconference
28 AugustAgenda (pdf, 3.3 MB)Minutes (187 KB)
5/20Thursday
3 December
10.00 am -12.00 noon        
Videoconference
20 NovemberAgenda (pdf, 3.9 MB)Minutes (216 KB)

Past meetings

2019 meetings

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

Unconfirmed
Minutes (pdf.107kb)

2018 meetings

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)
NovemberUnconfirmed minutes 8-18 (pdf, 173 KB)

2017 meetings

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 meetings

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 meetings

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 meetings

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)