University Research Committee
Advisory committee for the University Board in matters relating to research, research policy, international research cooperation and doctoral education.
The University Research Committee is an advisory committee for the University Board on matters relating to the quality of research, and on major issues of research relevant to strategic plans and overarching policy.The committee also has a particular responsibility in matters relating to doctoral training, researcher recruitment and international research collaboration.
The aim of the committee's work is to secure the best possible conditions for research at the university, and particularly for basic research.
Pro-Rector Margareth Hagen is chair of the committee. Other members include with the vice-deans of reseach from each faculty, one representative of temporary academic staff and three student representatives.
Deputy Director General of the Division of Research Administration, Heidi Annette Espedal, is secretary to the committee and responsible for preparing the agenda and recommandations for committee meetings in consultation with the Pro-Rector.