The Graduate Research Committee is a sub-committee of the Board of Graduate Studies (BOGS), and has delegated decision-making powers for operational graduate research matters. It also provides advice to the Board of Graduate Studies on policy and regulations regarding graduate research.
Terms of Reference
- To provide academic oversight of the graduate research degree programmes at the University of Otago;
- To make decisions on behalf of the Board of Graduate Studies relating to the admission and enrolment, progress, approved study and examinations, of candidates for thesis-based doctoral degrees, delegating as appropriate to the Dean of the Graduate Research School;
- To consider the matters placed before it by the Dean, Graduate Research School and the Doctoral and Scholarships Office, and provide academic advice and recommend appropriate actions for implementation through established procedures; and,
- To review the policy and regulations for Doctoral and Master's study in the University in the light of the material placed before it and recommend any modifications to policy or regulations to the Board of Graduate Studies through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise).
|Name||Department||Representing||Expiry Date (if applicable)||Extension|
|Professor Richard Blaikie||Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Enterprise)||Chairfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Professor Rachel Spronken-Smith||Graduate Research School||Ex-Officioemail@example.com|
|Dr Fiona Edgar||Management||Commerce||31 December, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Associate Professor Lois Surgenor||Psychological Medicine||Health Sciences||31 December, 2017||(03) 372 email@example.com|
|Dr Sally Shaw||School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences||Sciences||31 December, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Associate Professor Lachlan Paterson||School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies - Te Tumu||Humanities||31 December, email@example.com|
|Dr Vijay Mallan||Student Learning Centre||31 December, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peter Boston||Graduate Research Schoolemail@example.com|
|Andrew Lonie||Graduate Research Schoolfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Susan Craig||Graduate Research School||Secretaryemail@example.com|
Meetings for 2017
Please find below the meeting dates for the Graduate Research Committee in 2017.
- Tuesday February 28th
- Tuesday March 28th
- Tuesday May 2nd
- Tuesday May 30th
- Tuesday June 27th
- Tuesday July 25th
- Tuesday August 29th
- Tuesday September 26th
- Tuesday October 31st
- Tuesday November 28th
These meeting will commence at 2pm. Committee Room North, Clocktower unless shown differently above.