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Policy Number: 3349-03-01
Effective Date: 06/01/2011
Updated: 08/22/2018
Responsible Department: Office of the VPAA
Applies To: Faculty

G. Vice-President for Research (“VP for Research”):

  1. Has been delegated the authority and responsibility by the President to act as the Chief Research Officer for the University and reports to and serves at the pleasure of the President;
  2. In consultation with the Deans, is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the development and implementation of all University research activities and the infrastructure and research facilities that support them;
  3. Has the prerogative to serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of any research committee to which he/she is not specifically assigned; and,
  4. Identifies opportunities to enhance fundamental, translational and clinical research in the biomedical sciences, fosters innovation and excellence in research, and oversees the activities of the REDIzone.

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