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Risk Management, Ethics & Statutory Compliance

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Terms of Reference

  • To review and recommend to Council through the Vice-Chancellor on all matters relating to risk management, statutory compliance, health and safety and ethical approvals;
  • To monitor risk policies, principles and practices throughout the university;
  • To monitor university policies and systems for ensuring compliance with statutory requirements with respect to ethical approvals, biological safety, hazards, and general health and safety.


  • Vice-Chancellor
  • One lay member of the University Council
  • DVC (Research)
  • PVC Health Sciences
  • PVC Sciences
  • Chair, Human Ethics Committee
  • Chair, Animal Ethics Committee
  • Chair, Institutional Biological Safety Committee
  • Chair, Hazardous Substances and Radiation Committee
  • Chief Operating Officer (or nominee)
  • Director, Property Services (or nominee)
  • Director, Human Resources (or nominee)
  • (With power to co-opt)
  • Risk Manager (in attendance)
  • Convenor appointed by Council.

Committee to meet quarterly and to receive six monthly reports from the following sub-committees.