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Boards and Committees

The Division of Sciences operates a number of committees and Boards to oversee academic matters, ensure smooth running of administrative tasks, and to facilitate promotional matters.

This section will give you meeting dates for Heads of Department meetings, information about the SNAP (Science, News and Promotion) committee, membership and meeting schedules for the Standing Committee and Academic Board.

Science, News and Promotion (SNAP) Committee

The SNAP committee has an overview of the various outreach and promotional activities undertaken at Divisional and, increasingly, at departmental level.

The current chair of the committee is Dr Andrea Brown and can be contacted via Email: snap.committee@otago.ac.nz.

Learn more about the SNAP Committee.

Standing Committee

The Standing committee is a working group that meets 10 days prior to the Divisional Academic Board, to give consideration to proposals and matters that will be presented at the board meeting.

For information about Standing Committee and Academic Board matters, please contact Rebecca Connaughton via Email: rebecca.connaughton@otago.ac.nz.

Learn more about the Standing Committee.

Academic Board

The Sciences Academic Board makes recommendations to the Boards of Graduate and Undergraduate studies concerning the introduction or deletion of programmes or papers for Divisional programmes and amendments to regulations or prescriptions.

For information about Standing Committee and Academic Board matters, please contact Rebecca Connaughton via Email: rebecca.connaughton@otago.ac.nz.

View the Sciences Academic Board meeting schedule.

Research Committee

The Research Strategy Group can be contacted via the Associate Dean Research, Professor Jon Waters via Email: jon.waters@otago.ac.nz.