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SPEED Research Committee

Terms of Reference

  • To develop internal regulations and administrative procedures to facilitate research and other scholarly activities in SPEED
  • To facilitate development of applications for external research grants
  • To monitor the progress and quality of RGC-supported research and other scholarly activities in SPEED
  • To consider resources in support of implementation of research and scholarly activities, including conferences, workshops and seminars, etc.

 

Terms of Office and Period of Appointment

  • The term of office of the Chairman shall normally be three academic years. The term of office of the members shall normally be two academic years. A review of membership shall be carried out annually. The Chairman and all members are eligible for re-nomination and re-appointment. (There is no limit on the number of times of re-nomination and re-appointment.)
  • The total number of members should not normally exceed eight.
  • The Unit Head may nominate himself/herself as the Chairman. If he/she is not the Chairman, he/she shall be an ex-officio member.

 

Frequency of Meetings

This committee should meet as frequently as necessary, preferably not less than once every semester.

 

Constituency

ChairpersonA senior academic staff  appointed by Director of SPEED
Ex-officio memberDirector of SPEED
Members*Up to 6 members, preferably, from at least one member of academic staff from each rank and each discipline, appointed by Director of SPEED
SecretaryA non-academic staff at the rank of Officer or above, appointed by Director of SPEED

*

While the SPEED Research Committee intends to ascertain a wide representation in the School, Unit Head should take into consideration a staff member’s research capability and research administration experience in the appointment of members in the Committee.